Which players have been involved in most test match wins for his team/country?
Asked by: Zoe on 04-09-2011
Commented by Binit on 04 Sep, 2011Recently, Ricky Ponting of Australia completed as many as 100 test match wins, the only cricketer to reach the triple figures. Interestingly, Aussies galore in this prestigious list followed by Mark Boucher and Jacques Kallis of South Africa, Vivian Richards of West Indies and Sachin Tendulkar of India. The reason is simple ~ Aussies and Windies dominated World cricket for a long while whereas South Africans have always been a fighting team. Have a look at win percentage of Adam Gilchrist, staggering 6.63. Few Indians and Sri Lankans are also present as they've played for a long period. here's the list..
Most test match wins as a player
108 test wins = Ricky Ponting of Australia. Lost = 31, Draws = 31, Win% = 3.48
92 test wins = Shane Warne of Australia. Lost = 26, Draws = 26, Win% = 3.53
86 test wins = Steve Waugh of Australia. Lost = 36. Draws = 36, Win% = 2.38
84 test wins = Glen McGrath of Australia. Lost = 20. Draws = 20, Win% = 4.20
82 test wins = Jacques Kallis of South Africa. Lost = 42. Draws = 42, Win% = 1.95
74 test wins = Mark Boucher of South Africa. Lost = 37. Draws = 36, Win% = 2.00
73 test wins = Adam Gilchrist of Australia. Lost = 11. Draws = 12, Win% = 6.63
72 test wins = Sachin Tendulkar of India. Lost = 56. Draws = 72, Win% = 1.28
72 test wins = Mark Waugh of Australia. Lost = 27. Draws = 29, Win% = 2.66
71 test wins = Mathew Hayden of Australia. Lost = 18. Draws = 14, Win% = 3.94
70 test wins = Justin Langer of Australia. Lost = 17. Draws = 18, Win% = 4.11
63 test wins = Vivian Richards of West Indies. Lost = 19. Draws = 39, Win% = 3.31
60 test wins = Desmond Haynes of West Indies. Lost = 15. Draws = 41, Win% = 4.00
60 test wins = Graeme Smith of South Africa. Lost = 30. Draws = 27, Win% = 2.00
59 test wins = Michael Clarke of Australia. Lost = 27. Draws = 19, Win% = 2.18
58 test wins = Mahela Jayawardene of Sri Lanka. Lost = 46. Draws = 45, Win% = 1.26
Also see : Most ODI wins as player.