Top 10: Most Centuries for Pakistan in Test Cricket

Cricket, the heartbeat of Pakistan, has witnessed some of the most iconic players who have etched their names in the annals of the sport. The red-ball format, Test cricket, is a true test of a player’s skill, temperament, and endurance.

Among the many achievements that cricketers aim for, scoring centuries in Test matches is one of the most celebrated milestones. These centuries not only reflect a player’s skill and endurance but also their commitment to their team’s cause.

In the history of Pakistani cricket, there have been several iconic batsmen who have etched their names in the record books by amassing multiple centuries in the longest format of the game. Let’s delve into the top 10 batters who have scored the most centuries for Pakistan in Test cricket.

Most Centuries for Pakistan in Test Cricket

PlayerInnings100sHigh Score
Younis Khan21334313
Mohammad Yousuf15624223
Javed Miandad18923280*
Azhar Ali18019302*
Saleem Malik15415237
Ijaz Ahmed9212211
Hanif Mohammad9712337
Zaheer Abbas12412274
Asad Shafiq12812137

Key Stats

34: Younis Khan recorded an impressive 34 Test centuries during his 17-year cricketing journey. Out of those 34 hundreds, he also crossed the 200 mark for 6 times. He ended his career as the leading centurion and leading run scorer for Pakistan in Tests, with 10099 runs to his name.

337: Hanif Mohammad, one of Pakistan’s greatest cricketers, holds the record for the highest individual score in Tests for Pakistan. He accumulated 337 runs against the West Indies, which helped Pakistan draw the match after getting bowled out for 106 runs in the first innings.

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15: Over 15 Pakistani batters have scored 10 or more hundreds in the Test format.

257: Pakistan’s best swing bowler, Wasim Akram, wreaked havoc with the ball, but he was also a handy batter for Pakistan. His batting exploits were on full display against Zimbabwe when he amassed 257 runs, the highest score by a number 8 batter in this format. Overall, Akram scored 3 centuries in his 104-match career.

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