The first officially recognized test match was played between England and Australia on 15th March 1877 at MCG. Since then test match cricket is being played. In 2015, the first day/ night test match was played between New Zealand and Australia. Here we look at the top 10 teams with most test runs.
England played their first test match in 1877 and is still continuing to play the format till date. In this period they have played 971 test matches. A total of 670 players have been tried by England cricket in test matches. Among these 670 players, they have scored 444256 runs with the best score of 364. Player’s average comes to 30.37. In test match cricket they have hit 837 centuries and 2048 half centuries, along with this 1707 times players have not scored any runs. The England players have played in 16842 innings and 2205 times players have remained not out.