Highest Score In Tests – Matthew Hayden [Cricket Stats]

Matthew Hayden is a powerful and aggressive left-handed opening batsman
Matthew Hayden is a powerful and aggressive left-handed opening batsman

Matthew Lawrence Hayden (Member of the Order of Australia) was born on October 29, 1971 in Kingaroy, Queensland. He is well known as “Haydos” and a former Australian cricketer. He is a powerful and aggressive left-handed opening batsman. He is known for his ability to score quickly at both Test and one day levels. He scored his first century against West Indies in 1997 with 125 runs.  His highest test score is 380 against Zimbabwe in October 2003 at Perth. He played his last match against South Africa in 2009. By the end of his career, he had scored 8,625 test runs with 30 centuries against 9 countries and 29 fifties. He had scored the second most runs in Test Cricket.

Matthew Hayden had scored the second most runs in Test Cricket i.e. 8,625 runs
Matthew Hayden had scored the second most runs in Test Cricket i.e. 8,625 runs

Here is a list of his top ten test scores:

  • Matthew Hayden slammed 380 runs with 38 fours and 11 sixes at a strike rate of 86.95 versus Zimbabwe at Perth on October 9, 2003, batted for 622 minutes and faced 437 balls. He was caught in the innings.
  • He piled-up 203 runs from 320 balls in 474 minutes against India at Chennai on March 18, 2001. He hit 15 fours and 6 sixes at a strike rate of 63.43 and was caught in the innings.
  • Matthew smashed 197 runs including 25 fours and 2 sixes at a strike rate of 73.5 versus England at Brisbane on November 7, 2002 and batted for 395 minutes and faced 268 balls. He was caught in the innings.
  • He whacked 177 runs in 260 balls at a strike rate of 68.07 including 22 fours and 3 sixes v/s West Indies at St John’s on May 9, 2003, batted for 343 minutes and was run out in the innings.
  • Haydos stood on the crease for 418 minutes and nailed 153 runs in 265 balls with 13 fours and 2 sixes at a strike rate of 57.73 against England at Melbourne on December 26, 2006 and was caught in the innings.
  • Matthew Hayden scored 138 runs including 17 fours in 211 balls at a strike rate of 65.4 versus South Africa at Melbourne on December 26, 2001. He batted for 290 minutes and was caught in the innings.
  • Hayden accumulated 138 runs with 18 fours at a strike rate of 45.54 v/s England at The Oval on September 8, 2005 and stood on the crease for 416 minutes and faced 303 balls. He was lbw in the innings.
  • Matthew slammed 137 runs with 17 fours and 2 sixes at a strike rate of 56.61 against South Africa at Melbourne on December 26, 2005, batted for 356 minutes and faced 242 balls. He was caught in the innings.
  • He piled-up 136 runs from 195 balls in 251 minutes versus New Zealand at Brisbane on November 8, 2001. He hit 20 fours and 2 sixes at a strike rate of 69.74 and was caught in the innings.
  • Haydos smashed 136 runs including 17 fours and 1 six at a strike rate of 78.61 v/s India at Melbourne on December 26, 2003 and batted for 260 minutes and faced 173 balls. He was lbw in the innings.

Based on data provided by Cricinfo as of September 28, 2011

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