Elite Club

150 Test Matches – The Elite list of Cricketers

So far, there are 10 players who have played more than 150 test matches in cricket. Sachin Tendulkar is the only player to play 200 Test matches in cricket.

Stuart Broad is the recent cricketer to enter this elite list

List of Players who have played 150 test matches

  • Sachin Tendulkar (IND) – 200
  • James Anderson (ENG) – 180*
  • Ricky Ponting (AUS) – 168
  • Steve Waugh (AUS) – 168
  • Jacques Kallis (SA) – 166
  • Shivnarine Chanderpaul (WI) – 164
  • Rahul Dravid (IND) – 164
  • Stuart Broad (ENG) – 163*
  • Alastair Cook (ENG) – 161
  • Alan Border (AUS) – 156

Key Facts!!!

James Anderson is the first bowler to play 150 Test matches!

Majority of the players in this list are batsmen, and they have all crossed 10000 runs mark in Test cricket. Sadly, nobody in the top 8 of this list has scored a triple century in test matches. Interesting!

Players who have closely missed the 150 mark in test matches are Mahela Jayawardene and Mark Boucher who have played 149 and 147 Test matches respectively. Shane Warne has played 145 matches.

Ross Taylor, Ishant Sharma, Joe Root, and Nathan Lyon are other current cricketers who have crossed 100 Tests in their career. Find the list of Indian cricketers with 100 Test matches.

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