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Most fifty plus scores in Test for England

Most fifty plus scores in Test for England

Joe Root scored his 91 fifty-plus scores in the match against India at the Ranchi Cricket Stadium on Friday.

In the IND vs ENG 4th Test match, English batter Joe Root surpassed former English captain Alastair Cook to score the most fifty-plus scores for England in Tests. Root smashed his 91st half-century on Day 1 of the IND vs ENG at the Ranchi Cricket Stadium. In the below article, we will have a look at England batters with the most fifties in the longest format of the game.

PlayerMatRunsHSAve50+
JE Root139*1155025449.5791
AN Cook1611247229445.3590
IR Bell118772723542.6968
GA Gooch118890033342.5866
G Boycott1088114246*47.7264

Joe Root

Root has scored 91 fifties in 139 matches in Test cricket. He also has the highest runs in Test format amongst the active Test batters.

Alastair Cook

Earlier Cook had the hold of most 50 plus scores for England. He has scored 90 fifty-plus in red-ball cricket in 161 matches.

Ian Bell

Ian Bell is placed third in the list of most fifty-plus scores for England. He has scored 68 fifty-plus in 118 matches.

Graham Gooch

Graham Gooch has smashed 8,900 runs in 118 Tests. He has clinched 66 fifty-plus scores and has an average of 42.58

Sir Geoffrey Boycott 

Boycott has 64 fifty-plus knocks to be placed fifth on the list. He has scored 8,114 runs in 108 matches.

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