The longest five: Most balls faced by an Indian cricketer in Tests

The longest five: Most balls faced by an Indian cricketer in Tests
20-Mar-2017 10:29 MIDDAY

Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara set a record for the longest knock by an Indian cricketer in Tests, when he faced 525 balls against Australia during the third Test at Ranchi enroutet to his 202 runs. Today, we take a look at the five longest innings by and Indian player in terms of balls faced. Cheteshwar Pujara (525 balls)Runs - 202. Opposition - Australia. Venue - Ranchi. Rahul Dravid - (495 balls)Runs - 270. Opposition - Pakistan. Venue - Rawalpindi. Navjot Sidhu (491 balls)Runs - 201. Opposition - West Indies. Venue - Port of Spain. Ravi Shastri (477 balls)Runs - 206. Opposition - Australia. Venue - Sydney. Sunil Gavaskar (472 balls)Runs - 172. Opposition - England. Venue - Bengaluru.