Most balls faced by a batter in 4th innings of a Test match 

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The young Pakistan opener faced 408 deliveries in the record-breaking run chase against Sri Lanka

5 | Abdullah Shafique (Pakistan) 

Pakistan skipper faced 425 deliveries against Australia earlier this year

4 | Babar Azam (Pakistan) 

Former Indian opener played 443 deliveries against England in 1979

3 | Sunil Gavaskar (India) 

Herbert Sutcliffe played as many as 462 deliveries against Australia in Ashes 1928 

2 | Herbert Sutcliffe (England) 

Mike Atherton played 492 deliveries against South Africa in 1995

1 | Mike Atherton (England) 

Shafique scored 160 runs in Pakistan's second-highest run chase. It is also the second-highest individual score in fourth innings against Sri Lanka by a Pakistan batter.

Sensational knock

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