Most fours
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0 4s 6s
SR Tendulkar (India) 1989-2013 664 782 74 34357 248* 48.52 100 164 34 4076+ 264
KC Sangakkara (Asia/ICC/SL) 2000-2014 574 641 64 26742 319 46.34 57 150 27 2890 142
RT Ponting (Aus/ICC) 1995-2012 560 668 70 27483 257 45.95 71 146 39 2781 246
DPMD Jayawardene (Asia/SL) 1997-2014 638 714 62 25554 374 39.19 52 135 46 2638 165
R Dravid (Asia/ICC/India) 1996-2012 509 605 72 24208 270 45.41 48 146 21 2604 66
BC Lara (ICC/WI) 1990-2007 430 521 38 22358 400* 46.28 53 111 33 2594+ 221+
ST Jayasuriya (Asia/SL) 1989-2011 586 651 35 21032 340 34.14 42 103 53 2486 352
JH Kallis (Afr/ICC/SA) 1995-2014 519 617 97 25534 224 49.10 62 149 33 2455 254
V Sehwag (Asia/ICC/India) 1999-2013 374 443 15 17253 319 40.31 38 72 31 2408 243
CH Gayle (ICC/WI) 1999-2014 404 476 31 17263 333 38.79 37 94 39 2167 379
GC Smith (Afr/ICC/SA) 2002-2014 347 432 25 17236 277 42.34 37 90 20 2076 94
Inzamam-ul-Haq (Asia/ICC/Pak) 1991-2007 499 551 76 20580 329 43.32 35 129 35 2076 193
SC Ganguly (Asia/India) 1992-2008 424 488 40 18575 239 41.46 38 107 29 2022 247
S Chanderpaul (WI) 1994-2014 449 544 94 20830 203* 46.28 41 124 20 2022 126
AC Gilchrist (Aus/ICC) 1996-2008 396 429 32 15461 204* 38.94 33 81 33 1866 262
HH Gibbs (SA) 1996-2010 361 417 24 14661 228 37.30 35 66 37 1862 187
TM Dilshan (SL) 1999-2014 449 481 61 15962 193 38.00 35 73 31 1816 98
SP Fleming (ICC/NZ) 1994-2008 396 463 31 15319 274* 35.46 17 95 33 1760 89
Mohammad Yousuf (Asia/Pak) 1998-2010 381 432 52 17300 223 45.52 39 97 26 1747 142
ML Hayden (Aus/ICC) 1993-2009 273 348 32 15066 380 47.67 40 69 23 1722 182
SR Waugh (Aus) 1985-2004 493 548 104 18496 200 41.65 35 95 37 1705 88
AR Border (Aus) 1978-1994 429 517 83 17698 205 40.77 30 102 22 1661 71
MJ Clarke (Aus) 2003-2014 380 431 69 16682 329* 46.08 36 84 21 1624 96
AB de Villiers (Afr/SA) 2004-2014 328 383 54 15665 278* 47.61 38 83 13 1590 205
AJ Stewart (Eng) 1989-2003 303 397 35 13140 190 36.29 19 73 27 1590+ 36
DL Haynes (WI) 1978-1994 354 439 53 16135 184 41.80 35 96 23 1586+ 77+
G Kirsten (SA) 1993-2004 286 361 34 14087 275 43.07 34 79 24 1581 32
IVA Richards (WI) 1974-1991 308 349 36 15261 291 48.75 35 90 17 1552+ 210+
KP Pietersen (Eng/ICC) 2004-2014 277 342 29 13797 227 44.07 32 67 18 1531 190
Younis Khan (Pak) 2000-2014 380 444 42 15946 313 39.66 35 79 39 1503 123
ME Waugh (Aus) 1988-2002 372 445 37 16529 173 40.51 38 97 35 1495 98
GA Gooch (Eng) 1975-1995 243 337 12 13190 333 40.58 28 69 17 1486+ 40
Saeed Anwar (Pak) 1989-2003 302 335 21 12876 194 41.00 31 68 23 1473 111
PA de Silva (SL) 1984-2003 401 455 41 15645 267 37.78 31 86 24 1449+ 150+
MS Atapattu (SL) 1990-2007 360 416 47 14036 249 38.03 27 76 35 1419 19
ME Trescothick (Eng) 2000-2006 202 268 16 10326 219 40.97 26 52 25 1382 84
HM Amla (SA) 2004-2014 209 264 21 12169 311* 50.07 40 53 10 1368 41
VVS Laxman (India) 1996-2012 220 308 41 11119 281 41.64 23 66 17 1357 9
CG Greenidge (WI) 1974-1991 236 312 29 12692 226 44.84 30 65 14 1342+ 148+
M Azharuddin (India) 1984-2000 433 455 63 15593 199 39.77 29 79 14 1342+ 96+
AN Cook (Eng) 2006-2014 205 290 15 11688 294 42.50 30 57 14 1339 20
IR Bell (Eng) 2004-2014 263 335 35 12251 235 40.83 24 74 16 1339 69
NJ Astle (NZ) 1995-2007 308 358 25 11866 222 35.63 27 65 30 1339 127
BB McCullum (NZ) 2002-2014 392 426 46 12958 302 34.10 16 67 31 1339 326
AJ Strauss (Eng) 2003-2012 231 308 14 11315 177 38.48 27 54 25 1330 35
DC Boon (Aus) 1984-1996 288 367 36 13386 200 40.44 26 69 22 1316 18
RB Richardson (WI) 1983-1996 310 363 42 12197 194 37.99 21 71 16 1302+ 77+
DI Gower (Eng) 1978-1992 231 315 26 11401 215 39.44 25 51 13 1269 32
RR Sarwan (WI) 2000-2013 286 339 44 11944 291 40.48 20 71 21 1246 78
MS Dhoni (Asia/India) 2004-2014 389 406 99 13882 224 45.21 15 89 18 1233 279
Javed Miandad (Pak) 1975-1996 357 407 62 16213 280* 46.99 31 93 14 1233+ 92+
Saleem Malik (Pak) 1982-1999 386 410 60 12938 237 36.96 20 76 31 1192+ 41+
Yuvraj Singh (Asia/India) 2000-2014 373 367 51 11197 169 35.43 16 70 25 1183 233
G Gambhir (India) 2003-2014 240 279 18 10216 206 39.14 20 62 19 1175 35
SM Gavaskar (India) 1971-1987 233 316 30 13214 236* 46.20 35 72 20 1142+ 47+
MEK Hussey (Aus) 2004-2013 302 324 71 12398 195 49.00 22 72 16 1126 144
SR Watson (Aus) 2002-2014 280 304 30 10057 185* 36.70 13 63 20 1081 223
A Flower (Zim) 1992-2003 276 320 35 11580 232* 40.63 16 82 18 1075+ 46+
MA Atherton (Eng) 1989-2001 169 266 10 9519 185* 37.18 18 58 24 1059 5
A Ranatunga (SL) 1982-2000 362 410 59 12561 135* 35.78 8 87 30 1057+ 104+
CL Hooper (WI) 1987-2003 329 379 58 11523 233 35.89 20 56 20 1042 128
MD Crowe (NZ) 1982-1995 220 271 29 10148 299 41.93 21 52 12 1037 56
MV Boucher (Afr/ICC/SA) 1997-2012 467 448 87 10469 147* 29.00 6 61 33 1034 105
Shahid Afridi (Asia/ICC/Pak) 1996-2014 493 480 38 10728 156 24.27 11 50 41 1020 443
LRPL Taylor (NZ) 2006-2014 265 296 39 10250 217* 39.88 23 55 17 1011 186
MA Taylor (Aus) 1989-1999 217 296 14 11039 334* 39.14 20 68 9 1000 16

+ indicates that complete career figures are not known

Records includes the following recent matches:
South Africa v West Indies at Centurion, 1st Test, Dec 17-20, 2014 [Test # 2150]
Australia v India at Brisbane, 2nd Test, Dec 17-20, 2014 [Test # 2149]
New Zealand v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi, 5th ODI, Dec 19, 2014 [ODI # 3571]

Statsguru Trivia

Use Statsguru to submit your own queries and mail us the urls here

Did you know?

South Africa's AB de Villiers is the only wicketkeeper to score a hundred and effect ten dismissals in the same Test. He scored 103* in the second innings and effected 11 dismissals in a Test against Pakistan at Johannesburg in 2013.

Random Record

Most consecutive five-wickets-in-an-innings - Test matches

Sponsored Links

Tournament, match & LIVE fixed odds at bet365