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Most fifty in test match and ODI career by a batsman?
The thing to understand here is that "fifty" and "century" are different on cricket scoreboards. A batsman touches 50 runs individually during a match, he's made a fifty, upto 99, untill he reaches 100 runs against his name which will be a century, and hence no more a fifty. If you're looking for the latter, see list of
most century in tests,
most century in ODI
. In following, we're calculating the batsmen who've made most fifties but got out or remained unbeaten below three figure scores..
Most fifties in test match career
63 fifties, 27 centuries = Allan Border of Australia.
62 fifties, 51 centuries = Sachin Tendulkar of India.
61 fifties, 36 centuries = Rahul Dravid of India.
57 fifites, 39 centuries = Ricky Ponting of Australia.
56 fifties, 24 centuries = Shiv Chanderpual of West Indies.
55 fifties, 40 centuries = Jacques Kallis of South Africa.
55 fifties, 17 centuries = VVS Laxman of India.
50 fifties, 32 centuries = Steve Waugh of Australia.
Most fifties in one day (ODI) career
95 fifties, 48 centuries = Sachin Tendulkar of India.
84 fifties, 17 centuries = Jacques Kallis of South Africa.
83 fifties, 12 centuries = Rahul Dravid of India.
83 fifties, 10 centuries = Inzamam-ul-Haq of Pakistan.
82 fifties, 30 centuries = Ricky Ponting of Australia.
72 fifties, 22 centuries = Sourav Ganguly of India.
68 fifties, 28 centuries = Sanath Jayasuriya of Sri Lanka.
66 fifties, 11 centuries = Kumar Sangakkara of Sri Lanka.
64 fifties, 11 centuries = Aravinda de Silva of Sri Lanka.
64 fifties, 15 centuries = Mohammad Yousuf of Pakistan.
63 fifties, 19 centuries = Brian Lara of West Indies.
62 fifties, 15 centuries = Mahela Jayawardene of Sri Lanka.
59 fifties, 11 centuries = Marvan Atapattu of Sri Lanka.
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