The Test is a pinnacle form of cricket. This sport originated with the red-ball format.

Although nowadays T20 and ODIs matches happen more than test cricket still many top teams give preference to red-ball only.

Boundaries are something you might not often see in test cricket. Players usually defend more to score runs. This format is quality is better than white-ball cricket where fans get to watch one boundary per over. South Africa cricket blessed with many legendary cricketers. Who have achieved multiple milestones in their test cricket?

1. Jack Kallis

Kallis is the most superb all-rounder in test cricket history. His record speaks for itself. Every team will wish to have someone like Kalis in their playing xi. Kallis comes under the elite list of most run scorers and highest wicket-takers. Kallis has represented South Africa in all three formats. He played 165 test matches and hit 96 sixes.

2. AB De Villiers 

Ab de is famous as Mr. 360 degree player. He is one of the rarest batsmen who play according to team situations. Many top-class bowlers have regarded de Villiers as the most formidable batsmen to bowl. Just like white-ball cricket, his test record is also exceptional. He played 114 matches in his career, where he hit six for 64 times.

3. Hershal Gibbs 

Gibbs is a former South African batsman. He is widely recognized for his aggressive batting across all formats. Gibbs also has one unique record of six sixes in an over. He played a total of 90 test matches for South Africa and scored 6000+ runs. He hit 47 sixes in those matches.

4. Dale Styen 

Dale is a legendary South African bowler. He dominated batters with his excellent bowling skills. Dale has one phenomenal record to top the ranking of bowlers for five straight years. Styen got the opportunity to play test cricket for 93 times in which he bagged 400+ wickets. He was also a handy lower-order batsman. He hit 36 sixes in red-ball cricket.

5. Shaun Pollock 

Pollock is one of the legendary all-rounders who hails from South Africa. Pollock is famous for his superior record in international cricket. He used to give crucial breakthroughs in matches. He was a solid batsman during his cricketing career. He hit 35 sixes in test cricket.

6. Hansie Cronje 

Cronje was a former South African captain. He was famous for his tactical approach in test cricket. Apart from captaincy, he was also a rock-solid batsman who scored 3000+ runs. He hit 33 sixes in red-ball cricket.

7. Quinton De Kock

Quinton is a modern-day great for South Africa cricket. He is the most consistent player for them currently. De Kock leaves an impact in his very first series. He won selectors’ trust in a short period and now he’s a vital member across all formats. He has played 53 test matches so far. He hit the ball out of the park 32 times.

8. DJ Cullinan

Cullinan is a former South African batsman. He played for South Africa as a specialist batter. He scored more than four thousand runs in 70 test matches. He smashed 25 sixes in red-ball cricket.

9. Dean Elger 

Dean Elger is an active cricketer of South Africa. He is currently the most experienced player in the team. Elger is a red-ball specialist batsman who often plays test cricket only. Elger has played 69 test matches. He has hit 25 sixes so far.

10. Graeme Smith 

Smith is a former South African player. He is the most excellent captain of test cricket. He got the opportunity to lead his national team at a very young age. Along with being a phenomenal captain, he was also a superior batsman who achieved many milestones. Smith played 116 test matches for South Africa and hit 25 sixes in his career.