Longest test match innings

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Alastair Cook played the third longest innings (by minutes) in test match history when he batted for 836 minutes against Pakistan in the first test in Abu Dhabi.

Below is a list of the longest individual test match innings by minutes:

Player Mins Runs Opposition Year

1. Hanif Mohammad (Pakistan) 970 337 West Indies 1958

2. Gary Kirsten (South Africa) 878 275 England 1999

3. Alastair Cook (England) 836 263 Pakistan 2015

4. Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka) 799 340 India 1997

5. Len Hutton (England) 797 364 Australia 1938

6. Hashim Amla (South Africa) 790 311* England 2012

7. Brian Lara (West Indies) 778 400* England 2004

8. Brendon Kuruppu (Sri Lanka) 777 201* New Zealand 1987

9. Brendon McCullum (New Zealand)775 302 India 2014

10. Alastair Cook (England) 773 294 India 2011

 

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