The form of Test cricket is generally considered as the most prestigious form of the game and scoring good amount of runs for the team is every batsman’s dream. Here are some unlucky players who have been dismissed for a 199 mark in their careers.
1. Mudassar Nazar
Mudassar Nazar was the first man to get dismissed on an individual score of 199 against India at Faisalabad in the year 1984. Nazar eventually played 76 tests for Pakistan scoring 4114 runs for his country.
2. M Azharuddin
M. Azharuddin was the first Indian player to get to the pavilion on a score of 199. He faced this “unlucky experience” against Sri Lanka in the year 1986 in Kanpur. Azhar completed 99 tests scoring 6215 runs for the Indian cap.
3. Matthew Elliott
The left-handed Australian batsman was dismissed for 199 against England in 1997 at Leeds. He played 21 matches for Australia and scored a good 1172 runs for the team.
4. Sanath Jayasuriya
The ace Sri Lankan batsman too achieved this score of 199 against India at Colombo in the year 1997. The all-rounder played 110 tests for Sri Lanka in which he scored 6973 runs.
5. SR Waugh
The talented Australian created these figures in the year 1999 against West Indies in Bridgetown, Barbados. He scored heaps of runs for his Australian side. His statistics read a massive 10927 runs in 168 matches.
6. Younis Khan
Younis Khan went on to make a 199 in a match against India at Lahore in 2006. The talented batsman produced 8547 runs with the willow from 98 matches.
7. Ian Bell
The English batsman showed his class against South Africa at Lord’s in the year 2008. He is still a part of the England side and has made 7345 runs from 110 tests.
8. Steven Smith
The most talented unorthodox batsman of the modern era too got dismissed on a well played 199 runs against West Indies at Kingston, Jamaica during the last test series there by Australia. Before this match he scored 2334 runs in 27 matches in his career for the Australian side.
199 vs England
10. Dean Elgar
199 vs Bangladesh at Potchefstroom's test 2017
SOA approaching 500,Good for home team as they have 4 day test coming up vs Zimbabwe follows with 3 tests at home vs India
As for now this match is in south Africa's hand. Hope tomorrow the Fizz can get some quick wicket. Today his cutters were effective around the wicket and he should continue the same tomorrow.
The biggest delusion was Mehed Hasan Miraz, he should learn from Keshav Maharaj.