The longest five: Most balls faced by an Indian cricketer in an innings

By  mid-day online correspondent | Posted  20-Mar-2017

Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara set a record for the longest knock by an Indian cricketer in Tests, when he faced 525 balls against Australia during the third Test at Ranchi enroutet to his 202 runs.

Today, we take a look at the five longest innings by and Indian player in terms of balls faced.

Cheteshwar Pujara (525 balls)
Cheteshwar Pujara
Runs - 202. Opposition - Australia. Venue - Ranchi.

Rahul Dravid - (495 balls)
Rahul Dravid
Runs - 270. Opposition - Pakistan. Venue - Rawalpindi.

Navjot Sidhu (491 balls)
Runs - 201. Opposition - West Indies. Venue - Port of Spain.

Ravi Shastri (477 balls)
Ravi Shastri
Runs - 206. Opposition - Australia. Venue - Sydney.

Sunil Gavaskar (472 balls)
Sunil Gavaskar
Runs - 172. Opposition - England. Venue - Bengaluru.