Most Career Test Matches for each Nation
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Afghanistan
  Name Career Mat
1 Rahmat Shah 2018-21 6
= Asghar Stanikzai 2018-21 6
3 Yamin Ahmadzai 2018-21 5
= Rashid Khan 2018-21 5
= Afsar Zazai 2018-21 5
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Australia
  Name Career Mat
1 SR Waugh 1985-2004 168
= RT Ponting 1995-2012 168
3 AR Border 1978-94 156
4 SK Warne 1992-2007 145
5 ME Waugh 1991-2002 128
6 GD McGrath 1993-2007 124
7 IA Healy 1988-99 119
8 MJ Clarke 2004-15 115
9 DC Boon 1984-96 107
10 JL Langer 1993-2007 105
11 MA Taylor 1989-99 104
12 ML Hayden 1994-2009 103
13 NM Lyon 2011-21 100
14 RW Marsh 1970-84 96
= AC Gilchrist 1999-2008 96
16 GS Chappell 1970-84 87
17 DA Warner 2011-21 86
18 RN Harvey 1948-63 79
= MEK Hussey 2005-13 79
20 SPD Smith 2010-21 77
21 B Lee 1999-2008 76
22 IM Chappell 1964-80 75
23 KD Walters 1965-81 74
= MJ Slater 1993-2001 74
25 MG Johnson 2007-15 73
26 CJ McDermott 1984-96 71
= JN Gillespie 1996-2006 71
28 DK Lillee 1971-84 70
= KJ Hughes 1977-84 70
30 WM Lawry 1961-71 67
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Bangladesh
  Name Career Mat
1 Mushfiqur Rahim 2005-21 74
2 Tamim Iqbal 2008-21 64
3 Mohammad Ashraful 2001-13 61
4 Shakib Al Hasan 2007-21 57
5 Habibul Bashar 2000-08 50
6 Mahmudullah 2009-20 49
7 Khaled Mashud 2000-07 44
= Mominul Haque 2013-21 44
9 Javed Omar 2001-07 40
10 Imrul Kayes 2008-19 39
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England
  Name Career Mat
1 AN Cook 2006-18 161
= JM Anderson 2003-21 161
3 SCJ Broad 2007-21 147
4 AJ Stewart 1990-2003 133
5 GA Gooch 1975-95 118
= IR Bell 2004-15 118
7 DI Gower 1978-92 117
8 MA Atherton 1989-2001 115
9 MC Cowdrey 1954-75 114
10 G Boycott 1964-82 108
11 KP Pietersen 2005-14 104
= JE Root 2012-21 104
13 IT Botham 1977-92 102
14 GP Thorpe 1993-2005 100
= AJ Strauss 2004-12 100
16 N Hussain 1990-2004 96
17 APE Knott 1967-81 95
18 TG Evans 1946-59 91
19 RGD Willis 1971-84 90
20 DL Underwood 1966-82 86
21 WR Hammond 1927-47 85
22 KF Barrington 1955-68 82
= MP Vaughan 1999-2008 82
24 L Hutton 1937-55 79
= TW Graveney 1951-69 79
= AJ Lamb 1982-92 79
= MW Gatting 1978-95 79
= MJ Prior 2007-14 79
29 DCS Compton 1937-57 78
= A Flintoff 1998-2009 78
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India
  Name Career Mat
1 SR Tendulkar 1989-2013 200
2 R Dravid 1996-2012 163
3 VVS Laxman 1996-2012 134
4 A Kumble 1990-2008 132
5 Kapil Dev 1978-94 131
6 SM Gavaskar 1971-87 125
7 DB Vengsarkar 1976-92 116
8 SC Ganguly 1996-2008 113
9 V Sehwag 2001-13 103
= Harbhajan Singh 1998-2015 103
11 I Sharma 2007-21 101
12 M Azharuddin 1984-2000 99
13 Z Khan 2000-14 92
14 GR Viswanath 1969-83 91
= V Kohli 2011-21 91
16 MS Dhoni 2005-14 90
17 SMH Kirmani 1976-86 88
18 CA Pujara 2010-21 85
19 RJ Shastri 1981-92 80
20 R Ashwin 2011-21 78
21 AM Rahane 2013-21 73
22 M Amarnath 1969-88 69
23 BS Bedi 1966-79 67
= J Srinath 1991-2002 67
25 M Vijay 2008-18 61
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Ireland
  Name Career Mat
1 A Balbirnie 2018-19 3
= PR Stirling 2018-19 3
= KJ O'Brien 2018-19 3
= SR Thompson 2018-19 3
= TJ Murtagh 2018-19 3
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New Zealand
  Name Career Mat
1 DL Vettori 1997-2014 112
2 SP Fleming 1994-2008 111
3 LRPL Taylor 2007-21 106
4 BB McCullum 2004-16 101
5 RJ Hadlee 1973-90 86
6 KS Williamson 2010-21 84
7 JG Wright 1978-93 82
8 NJ Astle 1996-2006 81
9 AC Parore 1990-2002 78
= TG Southee 2008-21 78
11 MD Crowe 1982-95 77
12 BJ Watling 2009-21 74
13 CS Martin 2000-13 71
= TA Boult 2011-21 71
15 IDS Smith 1980-92 63
16 CL Cairns 1989-2004 62
17 BE Congdon 1965-78 61
18 JR Reid 1949-65 58
19 TWM Latham 2014-21 57
20 KR Rutherford 1985-95 56
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Pakistan
  Name Career Mat
1 Javed Miandad 1976-93 124
2 Inzamam-ul-Haq 1992-2007 119
3 Younis Khan 2000-17 118
4 Wasim Akram 1985-2002 104
5 Saleem Malik 1982-99 103
6 Mohammad Yousuf 1998-2010 90
7 Imran Khan 1971-92 88
8 Waqar Younis 1989-2003 87
= Azhar Ali 2010-21 87
10 Wasim Bari 1967-84 81
11 Zaheer Abbas 1969-85 78
12 Asad Shafiq 2010-20 77
13 Mudassar Nazar 1976-89 76
14 Misbah-ul-Haq 2001-17 75
15 Moin Khan 1990-2004 69
16 Abdul Qadir 1977-90 67
17 Majid Khan 1964-83 63
18 Danish Kaneria 2000-10 61
19 Ijaz Ahmed 1987-2001 60
20 Asif Iqbal 1964-80 58
21 Mushtaq Mohammad 1959-79 57
= Wasim Raja 1973-85 57
= Rameez Raja 1984-97 57
24 Hanif Mohammad 1952-69 55
= Sarfraz Nawaz 1969-84 55
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South Africa
  Name Career Mat
1 JH Kallis 1995-2013 165
2 MV Boucher 1997-2012 146
3 HM Amla 2004-19 124
4 GC Smith 2002-14 116
5 AB de Villiers 2004-18 114
6 SM Pollock 1995-2008 108
7 G Kirsten 1993-2004 101
= M Ntini 1998-2009 101
9 DW Steyn 2004-19 93
10 HH Gibbs 1996-2008 90
11 M Morkel 2006-18 86
12 AA Donald 1992-2002 72
13 DJ Cullinan 1993-2001 70
14 F du Plessis 2012-21 69
15 WJ Cronje 1992-2000 68
16 D Elgar 2012-21 67
17 AG Prince 2002-11 66
18 VD Philander 2011-20 64
19 ND McKenzie 2000-09 58
20 JN Rhodes 1992-2000 52
21 Q de Kock 2014-21 51
22 JHB Waite 1951-65 50
23 L Klusener 1996-2004 49
24 JA Rudolph 2003-12 48
25 Jean-Paul Duminy 2008-17 46
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Sri Lanka
  Name Career Mat
1 DPMD Jayawardene 1997-2014 149
2 KC Sangakkara 2000-15 134
3 M Muralitharan 1992-2010 132
4 WPUJC Vaas 1994-2009 111
5 ST Jayasuriya 1991-2007 110
6 A Ranatunga 1982-2000 93
= PA de Silva 1984-2002 93
= HMRKB Herath 1999-2018 93
9 MS Atapattu 1990-2007 90
= AD Mathews 2009-21 90
11 TM Dilshan 1999-2013 87
12 HP Tillakaratne 1989-2004 83
13 TT Samaraweera 2001-13 81
14 FDM Karunaratne 2012-21 72
15 RAS Lakmal 2010-21 66
16 LD Chandimal 2011-21 62
17 HAPW Jayawardene 2000-15 58
18 RS Mahanama 1986-98 52
19 RS Kaluwitharana 1992-2004 49
20 BKG Mendis 2015-21 47
21 DPDN Dickwella 2014-21 45
22 RP Arnold 1997-2004 44
23 MDK Perera 2014-21 43
24 HDRL Thirimanne 2011-21 42
25 AP Gurusinha 1985-96 41
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West Indies
  Name Career Mat
1 S Chanderpaul 1994-2015 164
2 CA Walsh 1984-2001 132
3 BC Lara 1990-2006 130
4 IVA Richards 1974-91 121
5 DL Haynes 1978-94 116
6 CH Lloyd 1966-84 110
7 CG Greenidge 1974-91 108
8 CH Gayle 2000-14 103
9 CL Hooper 1987-2002 102
10 CEL Ambrose 1988-2000 98
11 GS Sobers 1954-74 93
12 RR Sarwan 2000-11 87
13 RB Richardson 1983-95 86
14 MD Marshall 1978-91 81
= PJL Dujon 1981-91 81
16 RB Kanhai 1957-74 79
= LR Gibbs 1958-76 79
18 D Ramdin 2005-16 74
19 MN Samuels 2000-16 71
20 KC Brathwaite 2011-21 68
21 AI Kallicharran 1972-80 66
22 RD Jacobs 1998-2004 65
23 KAJ Roach 2009-21 63
24 DL Murray 1963-80 62
25 MA Holding 1975-87 60
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Zimbabwe
  Name Career Mat
1 GW Flower 1992-2004 67
2 HH Streak 1993-2005 65
3 A Flower 1992-2002 63
4 ADR Campbell 1992-2002 60
5 GJ Whittall 1993-2002 46
6 H Masakadza 2001-18 38
7 SV Carlisle 1995-2005 37
8 BRM Taylor 2004-21 33
9 HK Olonga 1995-2002 30
10 DD Ebrahim 2001-05 29
11 T Taibu 2001-12 28
12 CB Wishart 1995-2005 27
13 BC Strang 1995-2001 26
14 PA Strang 1994-2001 24
15 GJ Rennie 1997-2002 23
Bold = appeared less than 3 years ago.