A total of 39 Test Matches were played in 2014. Here are the records that are created in test matches this year.

Here is the Test XI of 2014.

Team Records:

Most number of matches won by a team: Australia and New Zealand with 5 wickets.

Highest winning percentage: Australia and New Zealand with 55.55%.

Most number of matches lost by a team: India with 6 losses.

Highest Innings Total: 730/6 decl. vs Bangladesh at Dhaka

Lowest Innings Total: 94, India vs England at The Oval

Largest Victories:

By Innings:Innings and 248 runs, Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka at Dhaka.

By runs: 356 runs, Australia vs Pakistan at Abu Dhabi.

By wickets: 10 wickets, West Indies vs New Zealand, Port of Spain.

Smallest Victories:

By runs: 40 runs, India vs New Zealand at Auckland.

By wickets: 3 wickets, Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, Dhaka.

Batting Records:

Most runs in 2014: Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka) 1493 runs in 22 innings.

Highest score in 2014: Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka) 319 vs Bangladesh at Chittagong.

Highest Average in 2014 (minimum 200 runs): Joe Root (England) 97.12

Highest Strike-Rate in 2014 (minimum 200 runs): David Warner (Australia) 81.90

Most 100’s in 2014: David Warner (Australia) and Younis Khan (Pakistan) with 6 hundreds.

Fastest Hundred in 2014: Misbah ul Haq (Pakistan), 56 balls against Australia at Abu Dhabi.

Most fifties in 2014: Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka) with 9 fifties.

Most ducks in 2014: Dilruwan Perera (Sri Lanka) and Rahat Ali (Pakistan) with 4 ducks.

Most sixes in 2014: Brendon McCullam (New Zealand) with 33 sixes.

Most fours in 2014: Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka) with 161 fours.

Most runs from boudaries in 2014: 176 (36 fours and 8 sixes) against Bangladesh at Chittagong.

Highest Strike-Rates in 2014 (Minimum 50 runs): Dale Steyn (South Africa) with a SR of 207.14 against West Indies at Port Elizabeth.

Highest Partnership in 2014: 352 Brendon McCullam and BJ Watling (New Zealand) vs India at Wellington.

Bowling Records:

Most wickets in 2014: Rangana Herath (Sri Lanka) with 60 wickets.

Most runs conceded in 2014: Yasir Shah (Pakistan) 193 runs vs New Zealand, Sharjah.

Best bowling figures in an innings in 2014: 9-127, Rangana Herath (Sri Lanka) against Pakistan at Colombo.

Best bowling figures in a match in 2014: 14-184, Rangana Herath (Sri Lanka) against Pakistan at Colombo.

Best average in 2014 (minimum 15 wickets): Dale Steyn (South Africa) with an avg. of 19.56.

Best economy rate in 2014 (minimum 15 wickets): Saeed Ajmal (Pakistan) with an average of 2.30.

Most fifers in 2014: Rangana Herath (Sri Lanka) with 5.

Best economy rate in an innings in 2014 (minimum 10 overs): Nathan Lyon (Australia) 0.54 vs South Africa, Cape Town.  

Wicket-keeping and Fielding records:

Most Dismissals by a WK in 2014: BJ Watling (New Zealand) with 40 dismissals (38 caught and 2 stumped).

Most catches by a WK in 2014: BJ Watling (New Zealand) with 38 catches.

Most stumping by a WK in 2014: Sarfraz Ahmed (Pakistan) with 7 stumping.

Most catches by a fielder in 2014: Alastair Cook (England) and Ross Taylor (New Zealand) with 15 catches.

Most catches in an innings by a fielder in 2014: Darren Bravo (West Indies) 5 catches against Bangadesh, Kingston. 

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