Niroshan Dickwella scored highest number of half centuries and not scored a single Test century in Test cricket today.
That was his 17th half-century against the West Indies, scoring 96 runs. Dickwella has scored 17 half centuries and not a single century so far.
Dickwella’s highest score today is 96. Niroshan Dickwella has scored 2291 Test runs.
The previous record was held by Chethendra Chauhan, who played for India in 1969-1981. He has scored 16 half centuries in 40 matches and scored 2084 runs.
Dickwella, meanwhile, is the second highest run scorer in Test cricket with no centuries.
He is second only to Australia’s Shane Warne who scored 3154 runs in 145 matches. He has not scored a single Test century and 12 half-centuries.
His highest score is 99.
Rangana Herath, who scored 1699 runs with 3 half centuries, is at the 8th position in this list.
Pathum Nissanka became the 108th player in the world and the 4th Sri Lankan to score a century in a debut Test match, today.