Most Fifties in Test

At the forefront of the list for most fifties in Test cricket stands Sachin Tendulkar , who has notched up 68 half-centuries across 200 matches. In pursuit, Shivnarine Chanderpaul follows with an admirable tally of 66 fifties, closely pursued by Allan Border with 63 fifties.

Here is the list of batsmen with most fifties in Test format.

Sr. Player Team Mat Inn 50s 100s HS Runs Avg
1 Sachin Tendulkar India 200 329 68 51 248* 15921 53.78
2 Shivnarine Chanderpaul West Indies 164 280 66 30 203* 11867 51.37
3 Allan Border Australia 156 265 63 27 205 11174 50.56
4 Rahul Dravid India 164 286 63 36 270 13288 52.31
5 Joe Root England 141 258 62 31 254 11804 49.80
6 Ricky Ponting Australia 168 287 62 41 257 13378 51.85
7 Jacques Kallis South Africa 166 280 58 45 224 13289 55.37
8 Sir Alastair Cook England 161 291 57 33 294 12472 45.35
9 VVS Laxman India 134 225 56 17 281 8781 45.97
10 Kumar Sangakkara Sri Lanka 134 233 52 38 319 12400 57.40
11 Mahela Jayawardene Sri Lanka 149 252 50 34 374 11814 49.84
12 Steve Waugh Australia 168 260 50 32 200 10927 51.06
13 Brian Lara West Indies 131 232 48 34 400* 11953 52.88
14 Mark Waugh Australia 128 209 47 20 153* 8029 41.81
15 Stephen Fleming New Zealand 111 189 46 9 274* 7172 40.06
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