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List of players who have played 10 slowest innings in cricket

11-JUL-2017 17:50

    Due to the increasing popularity of T20 and one-day cricket, currently in the game of cricket the dominance of explosive batsman's is increasing. Therefore in present day Test cricket also witness explosive batting. But some players have played very slow innings while performing their concentration, patience and technique in Test cricket. In this article, we are giving details of the players who have played 10 slowest innings of Test cricket for score minimum runs.

    10 cricketers who have played slowest innings of Test cricket

    1. Geoff Allott (New Zealand)

    Geoff Allott
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    New Zealand's left arm fast bowler Geoff Allot, was dismissed on zero after playing 77 balls in 101 minutes batting in the first innings of the first Test match played in Auckland against South Africa in 1999. Geoff Allot did not make any runs in that innings, so his strike rate was 0.00. It is the slowest innings ever played in the history of Test cricket for score minimum runs.

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    2. Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi (India)

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    India's youngest cricket captain Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi scored 5 runs after playing 84 balls in 102 minutes batting in second innings of the fifth Test match played in Mumbai against England in 1973. Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi’s strike rate in that innings was 5.95.

    3. Stuart Broad (England)

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    England's right-arm fast bowler Stuart Broad scored 6 runs with the help of 1 four after playing 77 balls in 137 minutes batting in the second innings of the third Test match against New Zealand played in Auckland in 2013. Stuart Broad's strike rate in that innings was 7.79.

    4. Damian Martin (Australia)

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    Australian right-handed batsman Damien Martyn scored 6 runs with the help of 1 four after played 59 balls in 106 minutes batting in the second innings of the third Test match against South Africa played in Sydney in 1994. Damien Martin's strike rate in that innings was 10.16.

    5. Geoff Miller (England)

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    England's right-handed batsman Geoff Miller scored 7 runs after playing 101 balls in 123 minutes batting in the first innings of the third Test match against Australia played in Melbourne in 1979. Geoff Miller’s strike rate in that innings was 6.93.

    6. Rajesh Chauhan (India)

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    India's right-handed batsman Rajesh Chauhan scored 9 runs with the help of 1 four after playing 96 balls in 132 minutes batting in the first innings of the third Test match against Sri Lanka played in Ahmedabad in 1994. Rajesh Chauhan’s strike rate in that innings was 9.37.

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    7. Godfrey Evans (England)

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    England's right-handed wicketkeeper batsman Godfrey Evans scored 10 runs with the help of 1 four after playing 96 balls in 133 minutes batting in the second innings of the fourth Test match against Australia played in Adelaide in 1947. The strike rate of Godfrey Evans in that innings was 10.41.

    8. Rahul Dravid (India)

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    Former Indian captain and right-handed batsman Rahul Dravid scored 12 runs with the help of 1 four after playing 96 balls in 140 minutes batting in the second innings of the third Test against England played at The Oval in 2007.  Rahul Dravid's strike rate in that innings was 12.50.

    9. Danny Morrison (New Zealand)

     Danny Morrison
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    New Zealand's right-arm fast bowler Danny Morrison scored 14 runs in 136 balls in 166 minutes batting in the second innings of the first Test match played in Auckland against England in 1997. Danny Morrison's strike rate in this innings was 10.52.

    10. William Pyle (New Zealand)

    New Zealand's right handed batsman William Pyle scored 18 runs in 194 minutes batting in the second innings of the third Test match played in Leeds against England in 1958. At that time the number of ball played by the batsmen was not counted, so information about the strike rate of William Pyle in this innings is not available.

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