Top 5 longest Test Innings (by balls) in the last decade
Updated - Dec 31, 2014 1:58 pm
Top 5 longest Test Innings (by balls) in the last decade: In test cricket, batsman like to hang in, then soak in all the pressure, get set on the crease and score huge individual scores in an innings in a test match. They consume a lot of deliveries and there have been many such innings in the history of cricket but we will have a look at the top 5 longest test innings in the last decade, starting from 1st January 2004. Let us have a look at them.
5. Alastair Cook (England): 294 (545) in 773 minutes vs India, 2011
5th in the list of the top 5 longest test innings in the last decade in terms of balls is Alastair Cook’s innings of 294 against India, during the 3rd Test of the Pataudi Trophy, 2011 consumed 545 balls and he stayed 773 minutes at the crease. England went on to score 710 runs in the match as England won by an innings and 242 runs.