Playing 100 test matches is a big achievement for any player as it shows how dedicated a player is. Every player dream to play test cricket for his national team and getting the mark of 100 matches is one of the greatest milestones in a player’s career. Many Indian players have played 100 test matches for India in this article we will see the top 5 Indian players’ fastest to 100 test matches.
#5 Sourav Ganguly
Former Indian captain and current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly are one of India’s greatest players to play the game. Sourav Ganguly has played 113 test matches in his career and he achieved the milestone of 100 test matches in 11 years and 189 days of his career.
#4 Kapil Dev
India’s former world cup winning captain and their most successful all-rounder, Kapil Dev was a legend in test cricket for India. Kapil Dev has played 131 test matches in his career and he has completed his 100 test matches in 11 years and 30 days of his career. Making him the fourth fastest to achieve this record for India.
#3 Virendra Sehwag
India’s most destructive test opener, Virendra Sehwag was a deadly batsman of his time. Sehwag played test cricket like today’s T20I cricket. He has achieved many great records in his career. He has played 104 test matches in his career and he took 11 years and 20 days to play his 100th test match.
#2 Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli played his 100th test match against Sri Lanka at Mohali and he became the 12th Indian to play at least 100th test matches. Virat Kohli has achieved this record in 10 years and 257 days in his career. Virat’s 100 test matches are exceptional in many ways as in this era of T20 cricket. Virat focused on test cricket and never compromised on his test career.
#1 Rahul Dravid
The wall of the Indian cricket team and also the current head coach of India. Rahul Dravid is India’s one of the most successful test batsmen. Dravid has played 163 test matches in his career which is the second-highest number of Test matches played by an Indian player. Dravid played his 100th test match after 9 years and 271 days of his career.