From a batsman’s perspective, it is important to make adjustments in their technique while playing Test cricket because this format is said to be the ultimate challenge. The main motive of a batsman is to remain calm and patient while playing the red ball.
The fast bowlers pose a real threat to the batsmen with the new ball and it is indeed a tough challenge in the initial stages. The cricket fraternity has seen batters decoding the challenges and playing long and unbeaten innings.
In this article, let’s take a glimpse at the five batsmen who scored the most unbeaten centuries in Test cricket.
1. Shivnarine Chanderpaul
Shivnarine Chanderpaul has been the most underrated batter during the playing days of his cricketing journey. Known for his quirky batting approach, Chanderpaul is regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time. He comes first on the list in terms of scoring the most unbeaten centuries in Test cricket. Chanderpaul has hit a total of 18 unbeaten centuries in Tests. The former West Indies cricketer has hit 30 centuries in Tests.
2. Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar is regarded as the best batsman of all time. He is the leading run-scorer in Test and ODI cricket. The Master Blaster comes second on the list in terms of scoring the most unbeaten centuries in Tests. The Indian batting great has smashed a total of 51 centuries in Tests, the most by any batter in this format.
3. Jacques Kallis
Jacques Kallis’ contribution to South African cricket shall never be forgotten. He is widely regarded as the best all-rounder of all time and his statistics serve as a testament to the fact. The South African great comes third on the list as he has smashed 15 unbeaten centuries in Tests. On the other hand, Jacques Kallis has hit a total of 45 centuries in Test cricket.