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) 2000-2015 586 48 16 29 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) 1996-2015 497 41 0 32 9
DPMD Jayawardene (Asia/SL) 1997-2015 648 41 13 22 6
CH Gayle (ICC/WI) 1999-2015 415 39 8 23 8
Wasim Akram (Pak) 1984-2003 460 39 17 22 0
SC Ganguly (Asia/India) 1992-2008 424 37 6 31 0
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
TM Dilshan (SL) 1999-2015 459 33 4 24 5
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
AB de Villiers (Afr/SA) 2004-2015 337 31 5 21 5
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
SR Watson (Aus) 2002-2015 285 28 3 17 8
HH Gibbs (SA) 1996-2010 361 28 6 22 0
AR Border (Aus) 1978-1994 429 28 11 17 0
S Chanderpaul (WI) 1994-2015 451 27 11 16 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
V Kohli (India) 2008-2015 213 25 2 20 3
Mohammad Yousuf (Asia/Pak) 1998-2010 381 25 7 18 0
Younis Khan (Pak) 2000-2015 384 25 8 15 2
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
SP Fleming (ICC/NZ) 1994-2008 396 24 7 17 0
DL Vettori (ICC/NZ) 1997-2015 436 24 11 10 3
A Symonds (Aus) 1998-2009 238 23 1 21 1
Mohammad Hafeez (Pak) 2003-2015 255 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
Shakib Al Hasan (Ban) 2006-2015 215 21 5 14 2
HM Amla (SA) 2004-2015 218 21 6 15 0
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 380 21 7 13 1
MS Dhoni (Asia/India) 2004-2015 396 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

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:
South Africa v West Indies at Sydney, ICC Cricket World Cup 19th match, Feb 27, 2015 [ODI # 3616]
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Melbourne, ICC Cricket World Cup 18th match, Feb 26, 2015 [ODI # 3615]
Afghanistan v Scotland at Dunedin, ICC Cricket World Cup 17th match, Feb 26, 2015 [ODI # 3614]

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