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Score Batsman Match Location Year
201* JN Gillespie Australia v Bangladesh Chittagong 2005-06
125 MV Boucher South Africa v Zimbabwe Harare 1999-2000
108 MV Boucher South Africa v England Durban 1999-2000
105 AL Mann Australia v India Perth 1977-1978
101* SMH Kirmani India v Australia Mumbai 1979-1980
101 Nasim-ul-Ghani Pakistan v England Lord's 1962
99* AJ Tudor England v New Zealand Birmingham 1999
98 H Larwood England v Australia Sydney 1932-33
98 EE Hemmings England v Australia Sydney 1982-83
94 RC Russell England v Sri Lanka Lord's 1988
87 PL Taylor Australia v New Zealand Wellington 1989-90
85 Wasim Bari Pakistan v India Lahore 1978-79
85 IA Healy Australia v New Zealand Perth 1997-98
85 N Boje South Africa v India Bangalore 1999-2000

Up to date to include Bangladesh v Australia at Chittagong, 2005/06

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Zimbabwe has not played a three-Test series in the last 13 years. Their last three-Test series was against Sri Lanka in 2001/02. Out of the 49 series that Zimbabwe have played, only five have included three Tests. Their upcoming 50th Test series - against Bangladesh - is set to have three Tests.

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