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Adam Voges surpasses Don Bradman and Sachin Tendulkar

Middle Order Batsman Adam Voges Today Surpassed, The Test Batting Average 99.94 With 100 Average At Basin Reserve, Wellington.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Pankaj Samantray | Updated on: 13 Feb 2016, 03:50:23 PM

New Delhi :

Australia’s Sir Don Bradman, best batsman of 21st century will be remembered for his batting average 99.94. But today someone has broken ever standing record of best batting average. Middle order batsman Adam Voges today surpassed, the Test batting average 99.94 with 100 Average at Basin Reserve, Wellington.

The right handed batsman, completed his 1000 Test runs in the first Test against New Zealand while scoring 176*. He has just played 14 Test. He also became the first batsman to score 500 runs without being dismissed.

The 36 year old Aussie scored his fifth Test century, and his third following innings of unbeaten 269 and 106 against West Indies in December. On reaching 123 in the evening session, Voges claimed the record for the most Tests runs scored between dismissals.

On the way he also broke the 12-year-old record of Sachin Tendulkar, who scored 497 runs in consecutive innings unbeaten 241, 60, 194 and 2 from January to April 2004.

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First Published : 13 Feb 2016, 03:48:00 PM