Century is always special for a player but daddy hundreds are not everyone’s cup of tea. A true captain’s innings can be defined by their ability to score big hundreds. 150+ scores are always special as they are never less valuable than a double century. So, in this article, we will see captains with the most 150+ individual scores in tests.
7 times 150+ scores as captain
5 captains in the history of cricket have scored 150+ scores as captains in test cricket.
First is one of the most successful test captains ever, Graeme Smith of South Africa who has scored 150+ scores 7 times in his Test career. Smith was captain of that South African team and was considered as the greatest team ever.
Second, we have West Indian legend Brian Lara who also has 7 150+ scores in test cricket as captain of the West Indies team. Lara has many records in test cricket and he was one of the best players of his time.
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Third, is Sri Lankan legend Mahila Jayawardene who was a classic player of test cricket of his time? Jayawardene also has 7 150+ scores in test cricket as captain.
Fourth is one of the underrated captains of Australia and he is Michael Clarke who was also a great batsman. Clarke also has 7 150+ scores in test cricket.
The last and fifth captain who has 7 150+ scores in test cricket is none other than modern-day great and England captain Joe Root who is in his career-best form. Joe Root is still playing and it won’t be a surprise if he surpasses his figures.
8 times 150+ scores as captain
In this category, we have only one captain in the history of the game who has scored 8 150+ scores as captain in Test cricket and he is Australia’s greatest ever batsman, Don Bradman who is an all-time great. Bradman was the best batsman of his era and some of his records are unbreakable even today.
9 times 150+ scores as captain
In this category also we have only one player and he is India’s most successful test captain, Virat Kohli. Kohli is also a modern-day great and he is among the best batsmen in the world today. Kohli is a world-class player in test cricket and his records speak after him. Kohli has 70 centuries in test cricket which is the most by any current active player. In which he has scored 150+ scores 9 times as captain of India.