Bangladeshs Mahmudullah has retired from Test cricket after playing only one Test match against Zimbabwe.
Mahmudullah scored a brilliant century in the last innings of his Test career and managed to score an unbeaten 150.
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By doing so, he has joined a unique list. Mahmudullah has become the seventh player in the history of Test cricket to score the most runs in his last innings.
Mahmudullah remained unbeaten on 150 in the last innings of his Test career.
He is at number one in this unique list. Seymour Nurse, whose name holds the record for the most runs in the last innings of a Test career.
Nurse from West Indies played a total of 29 Test matches in his Test career and during this time has been successful in scoring a total of 2523 runs with 6 centuries.
Seymour played his last Test match against New Zealand in 1969 and scored 258 runs in his last Test innings.
This Test match played in 1969 Christchurch was the last Test match of his career.
Sri Lankas Aravinda de Silva is at number two. In his Test career, this legendary batsman played 93 Test matches and during this he batted in 159 innings and managed to score 6361 runs.
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Arvind de Silva scored a total of 20 centuries in Tests. This Sri Lankan batsman played his last test match in 20031 against Bangladesh in Colombo.
Arvind de Silva scored 206 runs in the last innings of his Test.
Australias Jason Gillespie is at number three, Gillespie played the last match of his Test career against Bangladesh in 2006.
While playing the last innings of his last Test match, Gillespie scored an unbeaten 201 runs.
In his career, this fast bowler has played 71 Test matches and was successful in scoring 2 half-centuries apart from 1 double century.
In bowling, Gillespie has earned 259 Test wickets.
At number four is Maurice Leyland of England, who played 41 matches in his Test career and during this time he was successful in scoring 9 centuries and 10 half-centuries.
Leyland played his last Test match against Australia in 1938 at The Oval, he holds the record for scoring 187 runs in the last innings of the last Test.
At number five in this list is Greg Chappell of Australia, who played 87 matches in his Test career and was successful in scoring 24 centuries and 31 half-centuries during this period.
Greg Chappell played his last Test match against Pakistan in 1984 in Sydney. Greg Chappell scored 182 runs in the last innings of his Test career.
At number six is Vijay Merchant of India, who scored 154 runs in the last Test match of his Test career.
Merchant played his last Test match against England in 1951 in Delhi.
Merchant played a total of 10 Test matches in his career and was successful in scoring 3 centuries and 3 half-centuries during this period.
Let us tell you that former England captain Alastair Cook scored 147 runs in the last innings of his Test career.
Cook played his last Test in 2018 during a Test match against India at The Oval and managed to score 147 runs in the last innings.
Cook has now reached number 8 in the list of those who played the biggest innings in the last innings of a Test match.
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