Records / Combined Test, ODI and T20I records / Individual records (captains, players, umpires) / Most player-of-the-match awards

Player Span Mat Awards Tests ODIs T20Is
SR Tendulkar (India) 1989-2013 664 76 14 62 0
ST Jayasuriya (Asia/SL) 1989-2011 586 58 4 48 6
JH Kallis (Afr/ICC/SA) 1995-2014 519 57 23 32 2
RT Ponting (Aus/ICC) 1995-2012 560 49 16 32 1
KC Sangakkara (Asia/ICC/SL) 2000-2014 559 45 16 26 3
BC Lara (ICC/WI) 1990-2007 430 42 12 30 0
IVA Richards (WI) 1974-1991 308 41 10 31 0
PA de Silva (SL) 1984-2003 401 41 11 30 0
Shahid Afridi (Asia/ICC/Pak) 1996-2014 479 41 0 32 9
Wasim Akram (Pak) 1984-2003 460 39 17 22 0
DPMD Jayawardene (Asia/SL) 1997-2014 622 38 13 19 6
SC Ganguly (Asia/India) 1992-2008 424 37 6 31 0
CH Gayle (ICC/WI) 1999-2014 399 36 8 22 6
AC Gilchrist (Aus/ICC) 1996-2008 396 35 7 28 0
SR Waugh (Aus) 1985-2004 493 35 14 21 0
SM Pollock (Afr/ICC/SA) 1995-2008 423 34 11 22 1
Inzamam-ul-Haq (Asia/ICC/Pak) 1991-2007 499 33 9 24 0
Yuvraj Singh (Asia/India) 2000-2014 373 32 0 25 7
M Muralitharan (Asia/ICC/SL) 1992-2011 495 32 19 13 0
V Sehwag (Asia/ICC/India) 1999-2013 374 31 8 23 0
Saeed Anwar (Pak) 1989-2003 302 30 2 28 0
DL Haynes (WI) 1978-1994 354 30 5 25 0
SK Warne (Aus/ICC) 1992-2007 339 29 17 12 0
A Ranatunga (SL) 1982-2000 362 29 5 24 0
TM Dilshan (SL) 1999-2014 434 29 4 20 5
SR Watson (Aus) 2002-2014 270 28 3 17 8
HH Gibbs (SA) 1996-2010 361 28 6 22 0
AR Border (Aus) 1978-1994 429 28 11 17 0
CG Greenidge (WI) 1974-1991 236 26 6 20 0
KP Pietersen (Eng/ICC) 2004-2014 277 26 10 10 6
NJ Astle (NZ) 1995-2007 308 26 1 25 0
ME Waugh (Aus) 1988-2002 372 26 5 21 0
GD McGrath (Aus/ICC) 1993-2007 376 26 11 15 0
S Chanderpaul (WI) 1994-2014 446 26 10 16 0
AB de Villiers (Afr/SA) 2004-2014 313 25 4 16 5
Mohammad Yousuf (Asia/Pak) 1998-2010 381 25 7 18 0
R Dravid (Asia/ICC/India) 1996-2012 509 25 11 14 0
Imran Khan (Pak) 1971-1992 263 24 11 13 0
G Kirsten (SA) 1993-2004 286 24 8 16 0
GC Smith (Afr/ICC/SA) 2002-2014 347 24 12 10 2
Younis Khan (Pak) 2000-2014 367 24 7 15 2
SP Fleming (ICC/NZ) 1994-2008 396 24 7 17 0
DL Vettori (ICC/NZ) 1997-2013 420 24 11 10 3
V Kohli (India) 2008-2014 188 23 2 18 3
A Symonds (Aus) 1998-2009 238 23 1 21 1
Mohammad Hafeez (Pak) 2003-2014 240 23 1 14 8
Waqar Younis (Pak) 1989-2003 349 23 6 17 0
Javed Miandad (Pak) 1975-1996 357 23 5 18 0
MS Atapattu (SL) 1990-2007 360 23 3 20 0
M Azharuddin (India) 1984-2000 433 23 5 18 0
DM Jones (Aus) 1984-1994 216 22 6 16 0
L Klusener (SA) 1996-2004 220 22 3 19 0
Abdul Razzaq (Asia/Pak) 1996-2013 343 22 2 18 2
MD Crowe (NZ) 1982-1995 220 21 2 19 0
WJ Cronje (SA) 1992-2000 256 21 3 18 0
MEK Hussey (Aus) 2004-2013 302 21 7 11 3
CL Hooper (WI) 1987-2003 329 21 6 15 0
MJ Clarke (Aus) 2003-2014 375 21 7 13 1
MS Dhoni (Asia/India) 2004-2014 378 21 2 19 0
A Flintoff (Eng/ICC) 1998-2009 227 20 6 14 0
GA Gooch (Eng) 1975-1995 243 20 9 11 0
B Lee (Aus) 1999-2012 322 20 4 15 1
Sir RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1990 201 19 9 10 0
Shakib Al Hasan (Ban) 2006-2014 205 19 4 13 2
IT Botham (Eng) 1976-1992 218 19 12 7 0
ML Hayden (Aus/ICC) 1993-2009 273 19 10 9 0
CEL Ambrose (WI) 1988-2000 274 19 14 5 0
JN Rhodes (SA) 1992-2003 297 19 3 16 0
N Kapil Dev (India) 1978-1994 356 19 8 11 0
HM Amla (SA) 2004-2014 192 18 5 13 0
RR Sarwan (WI) 2000-2013 286 18 4 12 2
Saleem Malik (Pak) 1982-1999 386 18 5 13 0
AA Donald (SA) 1991-2003 236 17 8 9 0
GW Flower (Zim) 1992-2010 288 17 5 12 0
AJ Stewart (Eng) 1989-2003 303 17 7 10 0
WPUJC Vaas (Asia/SL) 1994-2009 439 17 6 11 0
GS Chappell (Aus) 1970-1984 161 16 7 9 0
Aamer Sohail (Pak) 1990-2000 203 16 2 14 0
MG Johnson (Aus) 2005-2014 225 16 9 6 1
CL Cairns (ICC/NZ) 1989-2006 279 16 6 10 0
PD Collingwood (Eng) 2001-2011 300 16 0 14 2
Shoaib Malik (Pak) 1999-2014 307 16 0 15 1
Ijaz Ahmed (Pak) 1986-2001 310 16 2 14 0
BB McCullum (NZ) 2002-2014 386 16 4 5 7
A Kumble (Asia/India) 1990-2008 403 16 10 6 0
NS Sidhu (India) 1983-1999 187 15 2 13 0
G Gambhir (India) 2003-2013 238 15 2 12 1
MN Samuels (WI) 2000-2014 246 15 3 9 3
A Flower (Zim) 1992-2003 276 15 4 11 0
DC Boon (Aus) 1984-1996 288 15 4 11 0
GR Marsh (Aus) 1985-1992 167 14 1 13 0
MA Atherton (Eng) 1989-2001 169 14 7 7 0
DW Steyn (Afr/SA) 2004-2014 194 14 9 3 2
AJ Lamb (Eng) 1982-1992 201 14 1 13 0
MD Marshall (WI) 1978-1992 217 14 10 4 0
RJ Shastri (India) 1981-1992 230 14 6 8 0
JG Wright (NZ) 1978-1993 231 14 7 7 0
DR Martyn (Aus) 1992-2006 279 14 3 10 1
RB Richardson (WI) 1983-1996 310 14 4 10 0
IK Pathan (India) 2003-2012 173 13 4 7 2
K Srikkanth (India) 1981-1992 189 13 2 11 0
ME Trescothick (Eng) 2000-2006 202 13 2 11 0
DI Gower (Eng) 1978-1992 231 13 5 8 0
MG Bevan (Aus) 1994-2004 250 13 1 12 0
IR Bell (Eng) 2004-2014 257 13 3 9 1
M Ntini (ICC/SA) 1998-2011 284 13 6 7 0
MJ Guptill (NZ) 2009-2014 162 12 1 7 4
Umar Akmal (Pak) 2009-2014 166 12 0 7 5
PV Simmons (WI) 1987-1999 169 12 0 12 0
EJG Morgan (Eng/Ire) 2006-2014 184 12 0 9 3
AN Cook (Eng) 2006-2014 193 12 5 7 0
JP Duminy (SA) 2004-2014 199 12 1 7 4
WU Tharanga (Asia/SL) 2005-2014 199 12 1 11 0
Mashrafe Mortaza (Asia/Ban) 2001-2014 200 12 1 9 2
DJ Cullinan (SA) 1993-2001 208 12 6 6 0
DJ Bravo (WI) 2004-2014 247 12 0 10 2
LRPL Taylor (NZ) 2006-2014 255 12 3 9 0
JM Anderson (Eng) 2002-2014 296 12 7 5 0
J Srinath (India) 1991-2003 296 12 7 5 0
Z Khan (Asia/India) 2000-2014 309 12 5 6 1
NLTC Perera (SL) 2009-2014 120 11 0 7 4
DA Warner (Aus) 2009-2014 123 11 3 3 5
RA Jadeja (India) 2009-2014 133 11 1 9 1
BAW Mendis (SL) 2008-2014 134 11 0 6 5
Salman Butt (Pak) 2003-2010 135 11 2 7 2
KC Wessels (Aus/SA) 1982-1994 149 11 3 8 0
Abdul Qadir (Pak) 1977-1993 171 11 5 6 0
GA Hick (Eng) 1991-2001 185 11 2 9 0
DJG Sammy (WI) 2004-2014 203 11 1 5 5
MA Taylor (Aus) 1989-1999 217 11 7 4 0
Saqlain Mushtaq (Pak) 1995-2004 218 11 3 8 0
Shoaib Akhtar (Asia/ICC/Pak) 1997-2011 224 11 3 8 0
AD Mathews (SL) 2008-2014 226 11 2 6 3
Umar Gul (Pak) 2003-2014 227 11 2 4 5
SB Styris (NZ) 1999-2011 248 11 0 10 1
SK Raina (India) 2005-2014 252 11 0 9 2
Mohammad Ashraful (Asia/Ban) 2001-2013 261 11 3 7 1
Harbhajan Singh (Asia/India) 1998-2013 355 11 6 4 1
RN ten Doeschate (Neth) 2006-2011 42 10 0 7 3
SE Bond (NZ) 2001-2010 120 10 4 6 0
SO Tikolo (Afr/Kenya) 1996-2014 150 10 0 9 1
M Amarnath (India) 1969-1989 154 10 2 8 0
GP Thorpe (Eng) 1993-2005 182 10 7 3 0
BRM Taylor (Zim) 2004-2014 195 10 2 6 2
CH Lloyd (WI) 1966-1985 197 10 5 5 0
Mudassar Nazar (Pak) 1976-1989 198 10 1 9 0
A Jadeja (India) 1992-2000 211 10 0 10 0
VVS Laxman (India) 1996-2012 220 10 6 4 0
JDP Oram (NZ) 2001-2012 229 10 1 9 0
SM Gavaskar (India) 1971-1987 233 10 5 5 0
SCJ Broad (Eng) 2006-2014 236 10 6 3 1
CD McMillan (NZ) 1997-2007 260 10 4 5 1
SL Malinga (SL) 2004-2014 261 10 2 7 1
RS Mahanama (SL) 1986-1999 265 10 2 8 0
CZ Harris (NZ) 1990-2004 273 10 0 10 0

Match awards have only been a regular feature in Tests since the mid-1980s and the list is not complete for earlier matches

Records include the following recent matches:
England v India at Southampton, 3rd Test, Jul 27-31, 2014 [Test # 2132]
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Jul 24-28, 2014 [Test # 2131]
Zimbabwe v Afghanistan at Bulawayo, 4th ODI, Jul 24, 2014 [ODI # 3506]

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