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Highest 4th Innings Score by a Batsman. Check Complete List

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Highest 4th Innings Score by a Batsman: The test cricket demands fine endurance and patience for the batsman to score crucial runs for the team. This article covers some players, who have been top notch with their performances in the 4th innings of the test matches.

Highest 4th Innings Score by a Batsman. Check Complete List

Here are the list of players having the highest 4th innings score in Test Cricket history.

Player Country Score Match Date Opposition Ground
1 George Headley West Indies 223 03/04/1930 England Sabina Park
2 Nathan Astle New Zealand 222 13/03/2002 England AMI Stadium
3 Sunil Gavaskar India 221 30/08/1979 England
Kennington Oval
4 Bill Edrich England 219 03/03/1939 South Africa Kingsmead
5 Gordon Greenidge West Indies 214* 28/06/1984 England Lord’s

 

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1. 223- George Headley in 1930

The top order batsman from West Indies holds the record of scoring the highest individual score of 223 against England in 1930.

2. 222- Nathan Astle in 2002

One of the finest batsmen of the New Zealand cricket team, Nathan Astle scored the fastest double hundred off 153 balls in Test Cricket against England in 2002.

3. 221- Sunil Gavaskar in 1979

The legendary batsman from India, Sunil Gavaskar registered a score of 221 against England in 1979. He missed out on securing the most successful chase of 438 for India, but helped the team to save the test match.

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4. 219- Bill Eldrich in 1939

The middle order batsman Bill Eldrich contributed 219 in 1939 against South Africa, during the chase of 696 runs at Durban.

5. 214- Gordon Greenidge in 1984

In a stunning batting display of wide range of shots, Gordon hit a scintillating double hundred against England in 1984. He comes 5th on the list with an innings of 214* runs.

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