Shivnarine Chanderpaul (bottom left) is the most capped Test player for West Indies with 153 Tests till date © Getty Images
Shivnarine Chanderpaul (bottom left) is the most capped Test player for West Indies with 153 Tests till date © Getty Images

 

Jun 8, 2014

 

West Indies opener Chris Gayle is all set to play in his 100th Test as West Indies take on New Zealand in the first Test at Jamaica on June 8, 2014. Gayle will be the ninth West Indian to reach the 100-Test milestone. Gayle’s participation though is not confirmed as he is recuperating from a back injury picked up during the ICC World T20. Gayle was felicitated with a special award by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) at the annual awards on June 6, 2014.

 

In the list of cricketers, Shivnarine Chanderpaul is at the top having played 153 Tests till date and looks all set for few more. He is followed by pacer Courtney Walsh (132), batting legend Brian Lara (131), Viv Richards (121), Desmond Haynes (116), Clive Lloyd (110), Gordon Greenidge (108) and Carl Hooper (108).

 

Below is a list of West indies cricketers to have played 100 or more Tests.

Player Tests
1 Shivnarine Chanderpaul* 153
2 Courtney Walsh 132
3 Brian Lara ** 131
4 Viv Richards 121
5 Desmond Haynes 116
6 Clive Lloyd 110
7 Gordon Greenidge 108
8 Carl Hooper 102

* Still active in international cricket

** Includes matches played for ICC XI

 

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