England's Rory Burns becomes 10th player to bat on all five days of a Test match

Ashes 2019: England opener Rory Burns has joined a select list of cricketers to have batted on all 5 days of a Test, after he took strike on Day 5 of the 1st Test at Edgbaston.

Published: 05th August 2019 05:45 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th August 2019 05:45 PM   |  A+A-

England's Rory Burns returns to the pavilion after getting out for 11 runs during play on the fifth day of the first Ashes cricket Test match. (Photo | AFP)

England's Rory Burns returns to the pavilion after getting out for 11 runs during play on the fifth day of the first Ashes cricket Test match. (Photo | AFP)

By AFP

England's Rory Burns became just the 10th player to bat on all five days of a Test match during the Ashes opener at Edgbaston on Monday.

The complete list is as follows (player, innings, team, opponents, venue, year):

ML Jaisimha          20* 74   India        v Australia    Kolkata      1960

Geoff Boycott       107  80*  England      v Australia    Nottingham   1977

Kim Hughes          117  84   Australia    v England      Lord's       1980

Allan Lamb           23 110   England      v West Indies  Lord's       1984

Ravi Shastri        111   7*  India        v England      Kolkata      1984

Adrian Griffith     114  18   West Indies  v New Zealand  Hamilton     1999

Andrew Flintoff      70  51   England      v India        Mohali       2006

Alviro Petersen     156  39   South Africa v New Zealand  Wellington   2012

Cheteshwar Pujara    52  22   India        v Sri Lanka    Kolkata      2017

Rory Burns          133  11   England      v Australia    Birmingham   2019

Note: * = not out

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