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Most runs in debut match
Player 1st 2nd Runs Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
LG Rowe 214 100* 314 West Indies v New Zealand Kingston 16 Feb 1972 Test # 693
RE Foster 287 19 306 England v Australia Sydney 11 Dec 1903 Test # 78
Yasir Hameed 170 105 275 Pakistan v Bangladesh Karachi 20 Aug 2003 Test # 1655
JA Rudolph 222* - 222 South Africa v Bangladesh Chittagong 24 Apr 2003 Test # 1640
KS Ranjitsinhji 62 154* 216 England v Australia Manchester 16 Jul 1896 Test # 51
MS Sinclair 214 - 214 New Zealand v West Indies Wellington 26 Dec 1999 Test # 1478
KC Wessels 162 46 208 Australia v England Brisbane 26 Nov 1982 Test # 939
Umar Akmal 129 75 204 Pakistan v New Zealand Dunedin 24 Nov 2009 Test # 1934
DSBP Kuruppu 201* - 201 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Colombo (CCC) 16 Apr 1987 Test # 1074
A Jackson 164 36 200 Australia v England Adelaide 1 Feb 1929 Test # 179
CG Greenidge 93 107 200 West Indies v India Bangalore 22 Nov 1974 Test # 745
PA Gibb 93 106 199 England v South Africa Johannesburg 24 Dec 1938 Test # 267
GA Headley 21 176 197 West Indies v England Bridgetown 11 Jan 1930 Test # 187
AJ Strauss 112 83 195 England v New Zealand Lord's 20 May 2004 Test # 1700
G Gunn 119 74 193 England v Australia Sydney 13 Dec 1907 Test # 96
Javed Miandad 163 25* 188 Pakistan v New Zealand Lahore 9 Oct 1976 Test # 782
F du Plessis 78 110* 188 South Africa v Australia Adelaide 22 Nov 2012 Test # 2061
S Dhawan 187 - 187 India v Australia Mohali 14 Mar 2013 Test # 2081
Fawad Alam 16 168 184 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 12 Jul 2009 Test # 1924
Azhar Mahmood 128* 50* 178 Pakistan v South Africa Rawalpindi 6 Oct 1997 Test # 1380
RG Sharma 177 - 177 India v West Indies Kolkata 6 Nov 2013 Test # 2101
SB Styris 107 69* 176 New Zealand v West Indies St George's 28 Jun 2002 Test # 1608
HL Collins 70 104 174 Australia v England Sydney 17 Dec 1920 Test # 135
HD Rutherford 171 - 171 New Zealand v England Dunedin 6 Mar 2013 Test # 2077
JDS Neesham 33 137* 170 New Zealand v India Wellington 14 Feb 2014 Test # 2120
C Bannerman 165* 4 169 Australia v England Melbourne 15 Mar 1877 Test # 1
Khalid Ibadulla 166 3 169 Pakistan v Australia Karachi 24 Oct 1964 Test # 569
MJ Clarke 151 17 168 Australia v India Bangalore 6 Oct 2004 Test # 1713
BM Laird 92 75 167 Australia v West Indies Brisbane 1 Dec 1979 Test # 862
MJ Hartigan 48 116 164 Australia v England Adelaide 10 Jan 1908 Test # 98
AN Cook 60 104* 164 England v India Nagpur 1 Mar 2006 Test # 1785
RE Redmond 107 56 163 New Zealand v Pakistan Auckland 16 Feb 1973 Test # 713
AC Hudson 163 0 163 South Africa v West Indies Bridgetown 18 Apr 1992 Test # 1188
DL Houghton 121 41* 162 Zimbabwe v India Harare 18 Oct 1992 Test # 1197
WG Grace 152 9* 161 England v Australia The Oval 6 Sep 1880 Test # 4
ME Waugh 138 23 161 Australia v England Adelaide 25 Jan 1991 Test # 1161
CH Lloyd 82 78* 160 West Indies v India Mumbai (BS) 13 Dec 1966 Test # 610
IJL Trott 41 119 160 England v Australia The Oval 20 Aug 2009 Test # 1931
WB Phillips 159 - 159 Australia v Pakistan Perth 11 Nov 1983 Test # 966
L Vincent 104 54 158 New Zealand v Australia Perth 30 Nov 2001 Test # 1573
NS Harford 93 64 157 New Zealand v Pakistan Lahore 26 Oct 1955 Test # 414
L Amarnath 38 118 156 India v England Mumbai 15 Dec 1933 Test # 230
KD Walters 155 - 155 Australia v England Brisbane 10 Dec 1965 Test # 597
PE Richardson 81 73 154 England v Australia Nottingham 7 Jun 1956 Test # 425
PF Warner 21 132* 153 England v South Africa Johannesburg 14 Feb 1899 Test # 58
CC Hunte 142 11* 153 West Indies v Pakistan Bridgetown 17 Jan 1958 Test # 446
Aminul Islam 145 6 151 Bangladesh v India Dhaka 10 Nov 2000 Test # 1512
FI de Caires 80 70 150 West Indies v England Bridgetown 11 Jan 1930 Test # 187
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
New Zealand v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), 2nd Test, Nov 17-21, 2014 [Test # 2146]
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Chittagong, 3rd Test, Nov 12-16, 2014 [Test # 2145]
New Zealand v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi, 1st Test, Nov 9-13, 2014 [Test # 2144]

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Gordon Greenidge is the only opening batsman to have been dismissed in the 90s in both innings of a Test match. Incidentally, this has happened to him on two occasions, versus Pakistan in 1977 and against New Zealand in 1980.

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