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Rory Burns 10th player to bat on all five days of a Test match

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published : Aug 6, 2019, 3:27 pm IST
Updated : Aug 6, 2019, 3:27 pm IST

Here is the complete list of players who have achieved this remarkable feat.

Although England lost the first Test by 251 runs, it was the innings by Rory Burns that set the tone for England. (Photo: AP)
 Although England lost the first Test by 251 runs, it was the innings by Rory Burns that set the tone for England. (Photo: AP)

Mumbai: Rory Burns managed to turn our eyes around after a splendid 133 in the first innings of the first Ashes test. But his thunder was stolen by an Australian named as Steve Smith.

Burns still managed to find his way into the record books by becoming just the 10th player to bat on all five days of a Test match.

 

Although England lost the first Test by 251 runs, it was the innings by Rory Burns that set the tone for England. It was probably the only burning light in the England camp.

Here is the complete list of players who have achieved this remarkable feat.

Player

Innings

Team

Opponents

Venue

Year

ML Jaisimha

20*, 74

India

Australia

Kolkata

1960

Geoff Boycott

107, 80*

England

Australia

Nottingham

 

1977

Kim Hughes

 117, 84

Australia

England

Lord's

1980

Allan Lamb

23, 110

England

West Indies

Lord's

1984

Ravi Shastri

111, 7*

India

England

Kolkata

1984

Adrian Griffith

114, 18

West Indies

New Zealand

Hamilton

1999

Andrew Flintoff

70, 51

 

England

India

Mohali

2006

Alviro Petersen

156, 39

South Africa

New Zealand

Wellington

2012

Cheteshwar Pujara

52, 22

India

Sri Lanka

Kolkata

2017

Rory Burns

133, 11

England

Australia

Birmingham

2019

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