England break Australia's record created in 1910 with mammoth 506 on Day 1 vs Pakistan

December 1, 2022

Sports Tak Staff

Highest totals posted by teams on Day 1 of the Test, here is a list of top 5 scores in history of Test cricket

5 | With help of Wally Hammond's 217 and Stan Worthington's 128, England posted 471/8 against India in 1934

4 | Australian opener Bill Ponsford and legendary Don Bradman smashed double tons as Australia posted 475 against England in Ashes 1934

3 | Centuries from David Warner and skipper Michael Clarke helped Australia post 482/5 against South Africa in 2012

2 | Centuries from opener Warren Bardsley (132) and skipper Clem Hill (191) helped Australia post 494/6 against South Africa in Sydney in 1910

1 | With centuries from top-order batters Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope and debutant Harry Brook, England posted 506/4 against Pakistan in Rawalpindi Test

This is the first time four batters have scored centuries on Day 1 of a Test including fastest century on debut from Harry Brook

Overall, this is the fifth time more than 500 runs have been scored in a day in Test cricket 

Will James Anderson be able to break Abdul Qadir's 35-year-old Test record?

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