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Record for Fifty plus scores in consecutive Test matches

Record for Fifty plus scores in consecutive Test matches

A few batsmen have enjoyed dream runs in their careers with fifty plus scores in a number of consecutive Tests. The following are the players to have scored fifties in the most number of consecutive Test matches.
1. AB de Villiers (12 Matches)

AB de Villiers
AB de Villiers

A man for all seasons and formats, AB de Villiers is currently the best batsman of the world, all formats taken together. He made fifty plus scores in 12 consecutive matches from 30 November 2012 to 20 February 2014. It all started with a century in the 2nd innings of the third Test of South Africa’s Australian tour, when AB scored 169 off 184 balls, helping South Africa amass 569 runs. Unfortunately, the streak did came to an end against Australia at Port Elizabeth. He scored 1390 runs during this phase at an average of 77.22.

1st Innings 2nd Innings Team Opposition Venue Match Date
4 169 South Africa v Australia Perth 30 Nov 2012
67 South Africa v New Zealand Cape Town 2 Jan 2013
51 South Africa v New Zealand Port Elizabeth 11 Jan 2013
31 103* South Africa v Pakistan Johannesburg 1 Feb 2013
61 36 South Africa v Pakistan Cape Town 14 Feb 2013
121 South Africa v Pakistan Centurion 22 Feb 2013
19 90 South Africa v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 14 Oct 2013
164 South Africa v Pakistan Dubai (DSC) 23 Oct 2013
13 103 South Africa v India Johannesburg 18 Dec 2013
74 DNB South Africa v India Durban 26 Dec 2013
91 48 South Africa v Australia Centurion 12 Feb 2014
116 29 South Africa v Australia Port Elizabeth 20 Feb 2014
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