Most runs by a batsman in one test match (both innings combined).
Asked by: Zoe on 18-07-2011
Commented by Binit on 18 Jul, 2011Interesting question. Answer is Graham Gooch of England who made a triple century and then another century in at test match at Lord's against back in July 1990. Kumar Sangakkara of Sri Lanka is only other batsman to score a triple and a century in same test match while Mark Taylor of Australia and Brian Lara are only other two to make more than 400 runs in a single test match including both innings although Lara made all those runs in a single innings. here's a list..
Most runs by a batsman in one test match (both innings)
456 (333 + 123) by Graham Gooch, England v India, Lord's, July 1990.
426 (334* + 92) by Mark Taylor, Australia v Pakistan, Peshawar, Oct 1998.
424 (319 + 105) by Kumar Sangakkara, Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, Chittagong, Feb 2014.
400 (400* + --) by Brian Lara, West Indies v England, Antigua, April 2004.
380 (247* + 133) by Greg Chappell, Australia v New Zealand, Wellington, Mar 1974.
380 (380 + --) by Mathew Hayden, Australia v Zimbabwe, Perth, October 2003.
375 (325 + 50) by Adam Sandham, England v West Indies, Jamaica, Apr 1930.
375 (375 + DNB) by Brian Lara, West Indies v England, Antigua, Apr 1994.
374 (374 + --) by Mahela Jayawardene, Sri Lanka v South Africa, Colombo, Jul 2006.
365 (365* + --) by Gary Sobers, West Indies v Pakistan, Kingston, Feb 1958.
364 (364 + --) by Len Hutton, England v Australia, The Oval, Aug 1938.