Legendary Players Who Never Got a Chance to Play Test Cricket
With the advent of limited-overs cricket, the popularity of Test cricket has plummeted. Yet Test is called the best format of cricket. Needless to say, the game of limited and Test cricket is quite different. That is why many have done well in limited-overs cricket but have never made it to the Test squad. Representing them in a white jersey is just a dream. So let’s find out about those famous 5 limited-overs cricketers who never played a single test match.
5 Cricketers Who Never Play Test Cricket
Here below is the list of 5 famous cricketers who had never played a single test match.
1) Luke Wright: (England):
Explosive batsman Luke Wright played 50 ODIs and 51 T20I matches for England. He also played 144 first-class matches in domestic cricket in England, after which he never got a chance in Test cricket for England. In T20, he has scored 659 runs with a 138 strike rate. In which there are 4 half-centuries. The highest individual score is 99 runs.
2) Yusuf Pathan: (India):
Yusuf Pathan is one of the best-attacking batsmen in limited-overs cricket. In particular, he has done great in T20 cricket. He played 56 ODIs and 22 T20I matches for India. He also played 92 first-class matches, but never got a chance in Test cricket.
3) David Miller: (South Africa):
South African middle-order batsman David Miller is considered one of the best in limited-overs cricket. He has played many memorable winnings for his country. He has played 132 ODIs and 6 T20I matches for South Africa but never got the chance to play in a white jersey.
4) Kieron Pollard: (West Indies):
Kieron Pollard is considered one of the best batsmen in T20 cricket. This Caribbean star plays in T20 leagues around the world. He has played 113 ODIs and six T20I matches for his country but never got a chance to play in the West Indies white jersey.
5) David Hussey: (Australia):
Australian all-rounder David Hussey did a great job in limited-overs cricket but never got a chance to wear a white jersey for the Kangaroos. Statistically, he has played 79 ODIs and 39 T20I matches for his country.