Though the limited-overs is very attractive for the cricketers and the fans in the present day, the traditional cricket format, which is Test or first-class cricket, is still considered as the higher-rated cricket. That’s why many players still dream to feature in Test cricket.
There are some international cricketers, who have achieved great success in the limited-overs formats, but they still haven’t made their Test debut or played only one Test.
Here we are talking the top five great limited-overs international cricketers who have never played a Test match or played only one Test.
Australian cricketer James Faulkner is an effective bowling all-rounder. He made his international debut in 2012 through the T20I cricket. In the next year, Faulkner made his ODI and Test debut. Though in his cricket career, Faulkner has faced some fitness issues, he still has successfully introduced himself as a top left-arm pacer, and an aggressive middle-order batsman with incredible finishing skill.
While Faulkner has played for Australia till 2017, he has played 69 ODIs and 24 T20Is, but only managed to play one Test (against England at The Oval in August 2013). In his ODI career, the left-arm pacer has taken 96 ODI wickets and 36 T20I wickets along with six Test wickets. Also, as a right-handed middle-order batsman, Faulkner has scored 1032 ODI runs (average 34.40) and 159 T20I runs (average 14.45) along with 45 Test runs (average 22.50).