Indians are enjoying the best test period in their test cricket history. They are unstoppable almost everywhere. India has also produced some of the world’s finest test batsmen ever. Today we will list down them based on half-centuries. So here are the top 10 Indian players with the most number of half-centuries in test cricket.
#10 Virender Sehwag
Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag was a great opening batsman in all formats. Sehwag has 31 half-centuries in test cricket.
#9 Cheteshwar Pujara
Cheteshwar Pujara is the present-day wall of India in test cricket. A batsman is full of patience and class. Pujara has 32* fifties in test cricket.
#8 MS Dhoni
Former Indian captain MS Dhoni is at No.8 on our list. Dhoni was a wicketkeeper and batted at lower positions in his career. He has 33 half-centuries in test cricket.
#7 Gundappa Vishwanath
Gundappa Vishwanath was a former Indian cricketer. He is at No.7 on our list. He has 35 half-centuries in test cricket for India.
#6 Dilip Vengsarkar
Dilip Vengsarkar was also former Indian batsman. Dilip made his position at No.6 on our list. He has 35 fifties in test cricket.
#5 Sourav Ganguly
The prince of Kolkata, BCCI president, and former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly is at No.5 on our list. He played at almost every batting position in the Indian batting order. He has 35 half-centuries in test cricket.
#4 Sunil Gavaskar
The little master of India. A great commentator now, Sunil Gavaskar is at No.4 on our list. Gavaskar was the finest batsman on the Indian team in his time. He has 45 half-centuries in test cricket. Gavaskar played as an opener in his career.
#3 VVS Laxman
VVS Laxman is one of the most underrated players in Indian cricket history. VVS Laxman is probably the best middle-order batsman India ever had. He was one of the few batsmen in the Indian team who scored big innings on foreign soil. He has 56 fifties in test cricket.
#2 Rahul Dravid
The wall of Indian cricket, present head coach of the Indian team and India’s second-highest top scorer in all the formats. Rahul is at No.2 on our list. He has 63 half-centuries in test cricket for India. Rahul was also a very calm player.
#1 Sachin Tendulkar
It’s almost impossible to keep Sachin out in any of the batting records articles. His records speak after him. He always makes a No.1 spot in almost every article. Sachin has 68 half-centuries in test cricket. He saved India many times and especially in difficult times.