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The marathon men

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Details of the longest test innings played over the years :

Mts Players Runs Opponents Venue Season
970 Hanif Mohammad ( Pak ) 337 West Indies Bridgetown 1957-58
878 Garry Kirsten ( SA ) 275 England Durban 1999-00
799 Sanath jayasuriya ( SL ) 340 India Colombo 1997-98
797 Len Hutton ( Eng ) 364 Australia The Oval 1938
778 Brian Lara ( WI ) 400* England Antigua 2003-04
777 Brendon Kuruppu ( SL ) 201* New Zealand Colombo 1986-87
766 Brian Lara (WI) 375 England Antigua 1993-94
762 Bobby Simpson ( Aust ) 311 England Manchester 1964
753 Roshan Mahanama ( SL ) 225 India Colombo 1997-98
740 Rahul Dravid ( Ind ) 270 Pakistan Rawalpindi 2003-04