JE Root’s 226 against New Zealand at Hamilton represents the highest individual score by a captain against New Zealand in a Test inning

JE Root’s 226 against New Zealand in the ongoing Test at Hamilton represents the highest individual score by a captain against New Zealand in a Test inning. The previous best was SR Tendulkar’s 217 at Ahmedabad in October 1999. SR Tendulkar’s record stood for 20 years and one month {taking the start date of the test into account}

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 JE Root 226 2 Eng NZl Hamilton 29 Nov 2019
2 SR Tendulkar 217 1 Ind NZl Ahmedabad 29 Oct 1999
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