Test cricket’s 10 most capped play­ers

The Myanmar Times - - Sport -

Alas­tair Cook will be­come Eng­land’s most capped Test player of all time today when he leads the side out at the start of a twom­atch se­ries against Bangladesh.

The match will be Cook’s 134th for his coun­try. Only 10 oth­ers have ever made more Test match ap­pear­ances. Here is the list:

1. Sachin Ten­dulkar (IND) 200 (1989-2013)

2. Ricky Ponting (AUS) 168 (1995-2012)

3. Steve Waugh (AUS) 168 (1985-2004)

4. Jacques Kal­lis (RSA) 166 (1995-2013)

5. Shiv­nar­ine Chan­der­paul (WIS) 164 (1994-2015)

6. Rahul Dravid (IND) 164 (1996-2012)

7. Al­lan Border (AUS) 156 (1978-1994)

8. Ma­hela Jayawar­dene (SRI) 149 (1997-2014)

9. Mark Boucher 147 (RSA) 149 (1997-2012)

10. Shane Warne (AUS) 145 (1992-2007)

The to­tal for Kal­lis, Dravid and Boucher in­cludes matches for an In­ter­na­tional Cricket Coun­cil (ICC) World XI.

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