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List: Batsmen with a 199 score in Test – CricIndeed


In total, 14 batsmen are on the batters list, scoring 199 in Test cricket. Twelve batsmen were dismissed at a score of 199, and two others stayed unbeaten at 199 – Andy Flower (ZIM) and Kumar Sangakkara (SL).

This article will list all the batsmen who have dismissed or stayed unbeaten at 199 in Test cricket.

Batsmen with a 199 score in Tests

Mudassar Nazar (PAK) 199 408 India Faisalabad 1984
Mohd Azharuddin (IND) 199 Sri Lanka Kanpur 1986
Matthew Elliott (AUS) 199 351 England Leeds 1997
Sanath Jayasuriya (SL) 199 226 India Colombo 1997
Steve Waugh (AUS) 199 376 West Indies Bridgetown 1999
Andy Flower (ZIM) 199* 470 South Africa Harare 2001
Younis Khan (PAK) 199 336 India Lahore 2006
Ian Bell (ENG) 199 336 South Africa Lord’s 2008
Kumar Sangakkara (SL) 199* 387 Pakistan Galle 2012
Steve Smith (SL) 199 361 West Indies Kingston 2015
KL Rahul (INS) 199 311 England Chennai 2016
Dean Elgar (SA) 199 388 Bangladesh Potchefstroom 2017
Faf du Plessis (SA) 199 276 Sri Lanka Centurion 2020
Angelo Mathews (SL) 199 397 Bangladesh Chattogram 2022

Stats Insights

Angelo Mathews is the only batsman to dismiss both on 99 and 199 in Test cricket. Steve Waugh has once stayed unbeaten at 99 in a game against England at Perth in 1995.

Mathews got dismissed for a duck in the other innings of the same game, in which he was dismissed at 199. He is the first-ever batsman to have 199 and 0 in the same Test.

Andy Flower and Sanath Jayasuriya achieved this rare feat of getting a score of 199 in the third innings of a Test match.


Younis Khan is the only batsman to get a run-out at 199.

Four batsmen from the above list have been dismissed at 199 outside home, with Mathews being the latest. Others are Matthew Elliott (AUS), Steve Waugh (AUS), and Steve Smith (AUS). Fun fact: Mathews, Smith, and Waugh have all born on June 2nd.

Overall, 92 batsmen have dismissed or stayed unbeaten in the score of 99 in Tests.

Only two batsmen’s names are in the rare list of a score of 299 in Tests. Don Bradman once stayed not-out in 299, thereby missing his 3rd triple century in the format. He jointly holds the record for the most 300s in Test cricket.

New Zealand’s Martin Crowe is the only batsman to get dismissed at 299 in Tests.


Buvanesh Thiraviam - writer in Cricindeed

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