List of Zimbabwe Test cricket records

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This is a list of Zimbabwean Cricket team's Test Cricket records. It is based on the List of Test cricket records, but concentrates solely on records dealing with the Zimbabwean cricket team.

Listing criteria

In general the top five are listed in each category (except when there is a tie for the last place among the five, when all the tied record holders are noted).

Listing notation

Team Notation

  • (300-3) indicates that a team scored 300 runs for three wickets and the innings was closed, either due to a successful run chase or if no playing time remained.
  • (300-3 d) indicates that a team scored 300 runs for three wickets, and declared its innings closed.
  • (300) indicates that a team scored 300 runs and was all out, either by losing all ten wickets or by having one or more batsmen unable to bat and losing the remaining wickets.

Batting Notation

  • (100) indicates that a batsman scored 100 runs and was out.
  • (100*) indicates that a batsman scored 100 runs and was not out.

Bowling Notation

  • (5-100) indicates that a bowler has captured 5 wickets while giving away 100 runs.

Currently playing

  • Record holders who are currently playing Test cricket (i.e. their record details listed could change) are shown in bold

Team records

Matches played (total)

Team 1st Test Matches Won Lost Drawn Tied  % Won
 Zimbabwe October 1992 97 11 60 26 0 11.34
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 21 September 2015.

Matches played (by country)

Team Opponent 1st Test Matches Won Lost Drawn Tied  % Won W/L ratio
 Zimbabwe  Australia 1999 3 0 3 0 0 0.00 0.0
 Bangladesh 2001 14 6 5 3 0 42.85 1.2
 England 1996 6 0 3 3 0 0.00 0.0
 India 1992 11 2 7 2 0 18.18 0.0
 New Zealand 1992 15 0 9 6 0 0.00 0.0
 Pakistan 1993 17 3 10 4 0 16.64 0.3
 South Africa 1995 8 0 7 1 0 0.00 0.0
 Sri Lanka 1994 15 0 10 5 0 0.00 0.0
 West Indies 2000 8 0 6 2 0 0.00 0.0
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 21 September 2015.

Batting records

Highest individual score

Rank Runs Player Opposition Venue Season
1 266 David Houghton  Sri Lanka Bulawayo 1994-95
2 232 Andy Flower  India Nagpur 2000-01
3 203 Guy Whittall  New Zealand Bulawayo 1997-98
4 201 Grant Flower  Pakistan Harare 1994-95
5 199 Andy Flower  South Africa Harare 2001-02
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 21 September 2015.

Most career runs

Rank Runs Player Matches Innings NO Average
1 4794 Andy Flower 63 112 19 51.54
2 3457 Grant Flower 67 123 6 29.54
3 2858 Alistair Campbell 60 109 4 27.21
4 2207 Guy Whittall 46 82 7 29.42
5 1990 Heath Streak 65 107 18 22.35
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 21 September 2015.

Bowling records

Best Bowling In An Innings

Rank Figures Player Opposition Venue Season
1 8/109 Paul Strang  New Zealand Bulawayo 2000-01
2 6/59 Douglas Hondo  Bangladesh Dhaka 2004-05
3 6/73 Ray Price  West Indies Harare 2003-04
6/73 Heath Streak  India Harare 2005-06
5 6/87 Heath Streak  England Lord's 2000
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 21 September 2015.

Fielding records

Partnership records