Top 10 Batsmen with most runs in a single day in a Test match

Top 10 Batsmen with most runs in a single day in a Test match

Top 10 Batsmen with most runs in a single day in a Test match: Test cricket has witnessed many magnificent innings by great batsmen. Some breathtaking innings are part of cricket’s folklore and have set a benchmark for attacking batsmanship. These amazing knocks entertained the fans and also elevated the game to another level.

Here’s a look at Top 10 Batsmen with most runs in a single day in a Test match:

10. Herschelle Gibbs, 228 v Pakistan:

Herschelle Gibbs
Herschelle Gibbs. (© Getty Images)

The picturesque Newlands at Cape Town witnessed a blistering knock from South Africa’s destructive opener in 2003. This was the second and final Test of the series and it seemed Gibbs had decided to stamp his authority on the Pakistani bowlers which had the likes of Waqar Younis, Sami, Zahid and Saqlain. Gibbs spanked 29 fours and 6 sixes en route to a famous 228 (240 balls) which put the Proteas in a commanding position. The home side scored 620 in the first innings and won the match by an innings and 142 runs, thereby winning the series 2-0.

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