Batting records in the world of cricket leave spectators and cricket fans surprised. Cricket teams collectively have set target score records however there have been some famous cricket players who have contributed most runs in one particular match in test, ODI and T20 cricket formats.
There have been some great match winning performances by some of the legendary cricketing figures. Many cricket players have made their way into the list of most runs scored in a test, ODI and T20 cricket match.
However record for scoring most runs in a particular test, ODI and T20 cricket match by cricket players is detailed below:
Most runs by a cricket player in Test cricket match:
Graham Gooch of England cricket team holds the record of scoring most runs (456) in a test cricket match. Gooch scored 333 runs in 1st innings of a test match and 123 runs in second innings of a test match played against India played at Lords on 26 July 1990.
Most runs by a cricket player in a One Day International match:
Virendar Sehwag of Indian cricket team holds the record of scoring most runs (219) in an ODI match. Sehwag hit 25 fours and 7 sixes to achieve this record against West Indies on December 8, 2011.
Most runs by a cricket player in T20 match:
Brendan McCullum of New Zealand cricket team holds the record of scoring most runs (123) in a T20 cricket match. McCullum hit 11 fours and 7 sixes to achieve this feat against Bangladesh cricket team.
Brendon McCullum is considered really dangerous with the bat as he hits the ball hard and scores at a very high striking rate. He is very suitable for the T20 format of the game. Sehwag had the flare for long one day international innings. His batting average and his consistency make him the batting legend that he is. Graham Gooch also was a legend who could score under pressure situation.