IPL: Indian Premier League 2009

Longest gaps between two Tests

Written by Muhammad Asim on August 8th, 2006   (373 views)

Shahid Nazir was making a comeback into Pakistan side after seven years and 144 days. He last appeared in a Test against Sri Lanka at Lahore in March 1999, missing 65 Tests in between. He is now the third Pakistani to miss 50 or more Tests between two appearances. Overall, he became only the 18th player to have a gap of 65 or more Tests between Tests. The world record in this regard is held by Paul Bicknell of England who missed 114 matches in between 1993 and 2003. For readers interest the accompanying table has the complete details.

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