Babar Azam's early declaration prevents Agha Salman from breaking 46-year-old Test record on Sri Lankan soil 

Sports Tak Staff
July 27, 2023

Top five highest scores by no.7 batters in Test cricket in Sri Lanka 

5 | Sri Lanka's Dhananjaya de Silva scored 129 against Australia in 2016

4 | Pakistan's Agha Salman scored an unbeaten 132 against Sri Lanka in the ongoing Test

3 | Sri Lanka's Romesh Kaluwitharana scored an unbeaten 132 against Australia in 1992

2 | Sri Lanka's Hashan Tillakaratne scored an unbeaten 136 against India in 2001

1 | New Zealand's Sir Richard Hadlee scored an unbeaten 151 against Sri Lanka in 1987

Had Babar not declared, Salman had a chance to break Hadlee's record by scoring 20 more runs

Salman also had a chance to break Kamran Akmal's record (158 not out) of highest Test score by Pakistan’s no.7 batter

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