Test cricket began in Melbourne in March 1877 between Australia and England. Since then, Test cricket has seen many ups and downs, but even after almost 142 years, this format of cricket has not moved from its place.
If you talk about big scores in Test cricket, then this record is in Sri Lanka’s name. He scored 952/6 against India in the 1997 Colombo Test. By the way, in Test cricket, a score of 900 twice, score of 800 once and score of 700 has also been made 20 times. But today we are going to tell you about five teams scoring 600 or more runs.
1. Australia (34)
kangaroos team first scored a score of 600 against England in January 1925 in Melbourne. In that match, Australia (600 and 250) defeated England (479 and 280) by 81 runs. Australia has scored 700 so far four times. The record for the highest score in an innings is 758/8 (declared innings), which was made against West Indies in June 1955 at Kingston.
2. India (33)
Team India first scored a score of 600 against the West Indies in Kanpur in February 1979. India scored 644/7 in the first innings of that match and the match was a draw. The West Indies had scored 452/8 in the first innings. India has scored 700 so far four times. The record for the highest score in an innings is 759/7 (declared innings), which was made against England in December 2016 in Chennai.
3. England (20)
England first scored a score of 600 against Australia in December 1928 in Sydney. England (636 and 16/2) defeated Australia (253 and 397) by 8 wickets in that match. England have scored 900 once, 800 once and 700 once.
4. West Indies (20)
West Indies first scored a score of 600 against India in November 1948 in Delhi. The match was drawn between West Indies (631) and India (454 and 220/6). The West Indies have scored 700 four times so far.
5. Pakistan (15)
Pakistan first scored a score of 600 against the West Indies in Bridgetown in January 1958. The match was drawn between West Indies (579/9 and 28/0) and Pakistan (657/8). Pakistan have scored 700 so far.
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