Most Career Test Matches for each Nation
Bold = appeared less than 3 years ago.
Afg Aus BD Eng Ind Ire NZ Pak SAf SL WI Zim

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Afghanistan
  Name Career Mat
1 Afsar Zazai (Afg) 2018 1
= Asghar Stanikzai (Afg) 2018 1
= Hashmatullah Shahidi (Afg) 2018 1
= Javed Ahmadi (Afg) 2018 1
= Mohammad Nabi (Afg) 2018 1

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Australia
  Name Career Mat
1 SR Waugh (Aus) 1985-2004 168
= RT Ponting (Aus) 1995-2012 168
3 AR Border (Aus) 1978-94 156
4 SK Warne (Aus) 1992-2007 145
5 ME Waugh (Aus) 1991-2002 128
6 GD McGrath (Aus) 1993-2007 124
7 IA Healy (Aus) 1988-99 119
8 MJ Clarke (Aus) 2004-15 115
9 DC Boon (Aus) 1984-96 107
10 JL Langer (Aus) 1993-2007 105
11 MA Taylor (Aus) 1989-99 104
12 ML Hayden (Aus) 1994-2009 103
13 RW Marsh (Aus) 1970-84 96
= AC Gilchrist (Aus) 1999-2008 96
15 GS Chappell (Aus) 1970-84 87
16 NM Lyon (Aus) 2011-18 80
17 RN Harvey (Aus) 1948-63 79
= MEK Hussey (Aus) 2005-13 79
19 B Lee (Aus) 1999-2008 76
20 IM Chappell (Aus) 1964-80 75
21 KD Walters (Aus) 1965-81 74
= MJ Slater (Aus) 1993-2001 74
= DA Warner (Aus) 2011-18 74
24 MG Johnson (Aus) 2007-15 73
25 CJ McDermott (Aus) 1984-96 71
= JN Gillespie (Aus) 1996-2006 71
27 DK Lillee (Aus) 1971-84 70
= KJ Hughes (Aus) 1977-84 70
29 WM Lawry (Aus) 1961-71 67
= DR Martyn (Aus) 1992-2006 67

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Bangladesh
  Name Career Mat
1 Mushfiqur Rahim (BD) 2005-18 63
2 Mohammad Ashraful (BD) 2001-13 61
3 Tamim Iqbal (BD) 2008-18 56
4 Shakib Al Hasan (BD) 2007-18 53
5 Habibul Bashar (BD) 2000-08 50
6 Khaled Mashud (BD) 2000-07 44
7 Javed Omar (BD) 2001-07 40
= Mahmudullah (BD) 2009-18 40
9 Shahadat Hossain (BD) 2005-15 38
10 Mashrafe Mortaza (BD) 2001-09 36

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England
  Name Career Mat
1 AN Cook (Eng) 2006-18 161
2 JM Anderson (Eng) 2003-18 144
3 AJ Stewart (Eng) 1990-2003 133
4 SCJ Broad (Eng) 2007-18 123
5 GA Gooch (Eng) 1975-95 118
= IR Bell (Eng) 2004-15 118
7 DI Gower (Eng) 1978-92 117
8 MA Atherton (Eng) 1989-2001 115
9 MC Cowdrey (Eng) 1954-75 114
10 G Boycott (Eng) 1964-82 108
11 KP Pietersen (Eng) 2005-14 104
12 IT Botham (Eng) 1977-92 102
13 GP Thorpe (Eng) 1993-2005 100
= AJ Strauss (Eng) 2004-12 100
15 N Hussain (Eng) 1990-2004 96
16 APE Knott (Eng) 1967-81 95
17 TG Evans (Eng) 1946-59 91
18 RGD Willis (Eng) 1971-84 90
19 DL Underwood (Eng) 1966-82 86
20 WR Hammond (Eng) 1927-47 85
21 KF Barrington (Eng) 1955-68 82
= MP Vaughan (Eng) 1999-2008 82
23 L Hutton (Eng) 1937-55 79
= TW Graveney (Eng) 1951-69 79
= AJ Lamb (Eng) 1982-92 79
= MW Gatting (Eng) 1978-95 79
= MJ Prior (Eng) 2007-14 79
28 DCS Compton (Eng) 1937-57 78
= A Flintoff (Eng) 1998-2009 78
30 JH Edrich (Eng) 1963-76 77

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India
  Name Career Mat
1 SR Tendulkar (Ind) 1989-2013 200
2 R Dravid (Ind) 1996-2012 163
3 VVS Laxman (Ind) 1996-2012 134
4 A Kumble (Ind) 1990-2008 132
5 Kapil Dev (Ind) 1978-94 131
6 SM Gavaskar (Ind) 1971-87 125
7 DB Vengsarkar (Ind) 1976-92 116
8 SC Ganguly (Ind) 1996-2008 113
9 V Sehwag (Ind) 2001-13 103
= Harbhajan Singh (Ind) 1998-2015 103
11 M Azharuddin (Ind) 1984-2000 99
12 Z Khan (Ind) 2000-14 92
13 GR Viswanath (Ind) 1969-83 91
14 MS Dhoni (Ind) 2005-14 90
15 SMH Kirmani (Ind) 1976-86 88
16 I Sharma (Ind) 2007-18 87
17 RJ Shastri (Ind) 1981-92 80
18 V Kohli (Ind) 2011-18 73
19 M Amarnath (Ind) 1969-88 69
20 BS Bedi (Ind) 1966-79 67
= J Srinath (Ind) 1991-2002 67
22 CA Pujara (Ind) 2010-18 64
= R Ashwin (Ind) 2011-18 64
24 PR Umrigar (Ind) 1948-62 59
= M Vijay (Ind) 2008-18 59

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Ireland
  Name Career Mat
1 A Balbirnie (Ire) 2018 1
= EC Joyce (Ire) 2018 1
= GC Wilson (Ire) 2018 1
= KJ O'Brien (Ire) 2018 1
= NJ O'Brien (Ire) 2018 1

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New Zealand
  Name Career Mat
1 DL Vettori (NZ) 1997-2014 112
2 SP Fleming (NZ) 1994-2008 111
3 BB McCullum (NZ) 2004-16 101
4 RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-90 86
5 LRPL Taylor (NZ) 2007-18 85
6 JG Wright (NZ) 1978-93 82
7 NJ Astle (NZ) 1996-2006 81
8 AC Parore (NZ) 1990-2002 78
9 MD Crowe (NZ) 1982-95 77
10 CS Martin (NZ) 2000-13 71
11 KS Williamson (NZ) 2010-18 65
12 IDS Smith (NZ) 1980-92 63
13 CL Cairns (NZ) 1989-2004 62
14 BE Congdon (NZ) 1965-78 61
15 TG Southee (NZ) 2008-18 60
16 JR Reid (NZ) 1949-65 58
17 KR Rutherford (NZ) 1985-95 56
18 CD McMillan (NZ) 1997-2005 55
19 BJ Watling (NZ) 2009-18 54
= TA Boult (NZ) 2011-18 54

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Pakistan
  Name Career Mat
1 Javed Miandad (Pak) 1976-93 124
2 Inzamam-ul-Haq (Pak) 1992-2007 119
3 Younis Khan (Pak) 2000-17 118
4 Wasim Akram (Pak) 1985-2002 104
5 Saleem Malik (Pak) 1982-99 103
6 Mohammad Yousuf (Pak) 1998-2010 90
7 Imran Khan (Pak) 1971-92 88
8 Waqar Younis (Pak) 1989-2003 87
9 Wasim Bari (Pak) 1967-84 81
10 Zaheer Abbas (Pak) 1969-85 78
11 Mudassar Nazar (Pak) 1976-89 76
12 Misbah-ul-Haq (Pak) 2001-17 75
13 Moin Khan (Pak) 1990-2004 69
14 Abdul Qadir (Pak) 1977-90 67
= Azhar Ali (Pak) 2010-18 67
16 Majid Khan (Pak) 1964-83 63
= Asad Shafiq (Pak) 2010-18 63
18 Danish Kaneria (Pak) 2000-10 61
19 Ijaz Ahmed (Pak) 1987-2001 60
20 Asif Iqbal (Pak) 1964-80 58
21 Mushtaq Mohammad (Pak) 1959-79 57
= Wasim Raja (Pak) 1973-85 57
= Rameez Raja (Pak) 1984-97 57
24 Hanif Mohammad (Pak) 1952-69 55
= Sarfraz Nawaz (Pak) 1969-84 55

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South Africa
  Name Career Mat
1 JH Kallis (SAf) 1995-2013 165
2 MV Boucher (SAf) 1997-2012 146
3 HM Amla (SAf) 2004-18 119
4 GC Smith (SAf) 2002-14 116
5 AB de Villiers (SAf) 2004-18 114
6 SM Pollock (SAf) 1995-2008 108
7 G Kirsten (SAf) 1993-2004 101
= M Ntini (SAf) 1998-2009 101
9 HH Gibbs (SAf) 1996-2008 90
10 DW Steyn (SAf) 2004-18 88
11 M Morkel (SAf) 2006-18 86
12 AA Donald (SAf) 1992-2002 72
13 DJ Cullinan (SAf) 1993-2001 70
14 WJ Cronje (SAf) 1992-2000 68
15 AG Prince (SAf) 2002-11 66
16 ND McKenzie (SAf) 2000-09 58
17 VD Philander (SAf) 2011-18 55
18 F du Plessis (SAf) 2012-18 54
19 JN Rhodes (SAf) 1992-2000 52
20 D Elgar (SAf) 2012-18 51
21 JHB Waite (SAf) 1951-65 50
22 L Klusener (SAf) 1996-2004 49
23 JA Rudolph (SAf) 2003-12 48
24 Jean-Paul Duminy (SAf) 2008-17 46
25 AW Nourse (SAf) 1902-24 45

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Sri Lanka
  Name Career Mat
1 DPMD Jayawardene (SL) 1997-2014 149
2 KC Sangakkara (SL) 2000-15 134
3 M Muralitharan (SL) 1992-2010 132
4 WPUJC Vaas (SL) 1994-2009 111
5 ST Jayasuriya (SL) 1991-2007 110
6 A Ranatunga (SL) 1982-2000 93
= PA de Silva (SL) 1984-2002 93
= HMRKB Herath (SL) 1999-2018 93
9 MS Atapattu (SL) 1990-2007 90
10 TM Dilshan (SL) 1999-2013 87
11 HP Tillakaratne (SL) 1989-2004 83
12 TT Samaraweera (SL) 2001-13 81
13 AD Mathews (SL) 2009-18 76
14 HAPW Jayawardene (SL) 2000-15 58
15 RS Mahanama (SL) 1986-98 52
= FDM Karunaratne (SL) 2012-18 52
17 RAS Lakmal (SL) 2010-18 50
18 RS Kaluwitharana (SL) 1992-2004 49
= LD Chandimal (SL) 2011-18 49
20 RP Arnold (SL) 1997-2004 44
21 AP Gurusinha (SL) 1985-96 41
22 GP Wickramasinghe (SL) 1991-2001 40
= CRD Fernando (SL) 2000-12 40
24 JK Silva (SL) 2011-18 38
25 NT Paranavitana (SL) 2009-12 32

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West Indies
  Name Career Mat
1 S Chanderpaul (WI) 1994-2015 164
2 CA Walsh (WI) 1984-2001 132
3 BC Lara (WI) 1990-2006 130
4 IVA Richards (WI) 1974-91 121
5 DL Haynes (WI) 1978-94 116
6 CH Lloyd (WI) 1966-84 110
7 CG Greenidge (WI) 1974-91 108
8 CH Gayle (WI) 2000-14 103
9 CL Hooper (WI) 1987-2002 102
10 CEL Ambrose (WI) 1988-2000 98
11 GS Sobers (WI) 1954-74 93
12 RR Sarwan (WI) 2000-11 87
13 RB Richardson (WI) 1983-95 86
14 MD Marshall (WI) 1978-91 81
= PJL Dujon (WI) 1981-91 81
16 RB Kanhai (WI) 1957-74 79
= LR Gibbs (WI) 1958-76 79
18 D Ramdin (WI) 2005-16 74
19 MN Samuels (WI) 2000-16 71
20 AI Kallicharran (WI) 1972-80 66
21 RD Jacobs (WI) 1998-2004 65
22 DL Murray (WI) 1963-80 62
23 MA Holding (WI) 1975-87 60
= HA Gomes (WI) 1976-87 60
25 RC Fredericks (WI) 1968-77 59

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Zimbabwe
  Name Career Mat
1 GW Flower (Zim) 1992-2004 67
2 HH Streak (Zim) 1993-2005 65
3 A Flower (Zim) 1992-2002 63
4 ADR Campbell (Zim) 1992-2002 60
5 GJ Whittall (Zim) 1993-2002 46
6 SV Carlisle (Zim) 1995-2005 37
= H Masakadza (Zim) 2001-18 37
8 HK Olonga (Zim) 1995-2002 30
9 DD Ebrahim (Zim) 2001-05 29
10 T Taibu (Zim) 2001-12 28
11 CB Wishart (Zim) 1995-2005 27
= BRM Taylor (Zim) 2004-18 27
13 BC Strang (Zim) 1995-2001 26
14 PA Strang (Zim) 1994-2001 24
15 GJ Rennie (Zim) 1997-2002 23


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