Brian Lara – 32839 balls
The legendary left-handed batsman Brian Lara was a master to play big knocks in every format. Apart from scoring the highest individual first-class knock of 501 not out, Lara also recorded the highest individual Test knock of 400 not out. During his career, Lara took full responsibility to guide the team in a better position with his batting.
While Lara (West Indies/ICC World XI) served the international cricket from 1990 to 2007, he scored 22358 runs in 430 international matches (521 innings) with an average of 46.28. During his international career, Lara hit 53 centuries and 111 half-centuries. The left-handed batsman Lara faced 32839 balls in his overall international career.