Test matches is the format of patience and one having that is able to make an impact in the game with a huge score. World has seen many batsmen who have provided us with great knocks and has made an impact. There are many batsmen scoring double as well as triple century in test cricket. Her we provide the details of top five players with 160 plus runs.

Donald Bradman (17)– Sir Donald Bradman of Australia was the greatest batsman who ever lived and the greatest cricketer of the 20th century. Often referred as ‘The Don’ with a batting average of 99.94, which was the best by any sportsperson. Sir Donald has 29 test hundreds and a highest of 334 in 52 test matches. He has 17 160 plus runs in test cricket and that proves how good a batsman he was. Sir Donald is first on this list.

Sachin Tendulkar (16) – Sachin Tendulkar has been the most complete batsman of his time, the most prolific runmaker of all time, and arguably the biggest cricket icon the game has ever known. He is known as the GOD of cricket. Sachin has played 200 test matches scoring 51 hundreds and a highest of 248 runs. Sachin has 16 160 plus runs in his bags and so he comes second in this list.

Brian Lara (16) – is a former West Indian international cricket player. He is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest batsmen of his era and one of the finest ever to have graced the game. Lara has played 131 test matches scoring 34 hundreds and a highest of 400 runs. Lara has 16 160 plus runs in test matches and so he comes third in this list.

Mahela Jayawardene (15) –  Mahela Jayawardene is a prolific, elegant and utterly classy batsman with a huge appetite for runs, and a calm yet authoritative captain. With over 10,000 runs in both Tests and ODIs – and a captaincy stint makes him one the best player of Sri Lanka.  Mahela has played 146 test matches scoring 33 test hundreds and a highest of 374 runs. Mahela has 15 160 plus runs in test matches and so he comes fourth in this list.

Kumar Sangakkara (13) – Kumar Sangakkara is a Sri Lankan international cricketer and a former captain of the Sri Lankan national team, widely regarded as one of the greatest batsman produced by Sri Lanka. Sangakkara was cut from more graceful cloth, easing into strokes with the elegance often associated with those that play with the ‘other’ hand. Sangakkara has played 125 test matches scoring 36 test hundreds and a highest of 319 runs. Sangakkara  has 13 160 plus runs in test matches and so he comes last in this list.


Player Name

No of 160 plus runs


Donald Bradman



Sachin Tendulkar



Brian Lara



 Mahela Jayawardene



Kumar Sangakkara



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