Five Players Who Excelled In ODIs But Failed In Test Format

Five Players Who Excelled in ODIs But Failed in Test Format

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Limited-overs cricket might be the most popular format in these days but there is absolutely no denying that every cricketer craves to excel in Test cricket. The longest format of the game is the one which tests an ability of players to the maximum.

So much so, not surprisingly, there are several cricketers who enjoyed good success in coloured jersey but eventually failed to replicate those exploits in whites.

So, here we take a look at five players who did well in One-Day Internationals but failed to do so in the longest version of the game.

5. Boeta Dippenaar:

Five Players Who Excelled in ODIs But Failed in Test Format
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The former South Africa batsman Boeta Dippenaar played 38 Tests and 107 ODIs. And while he enjoyed good success in the 50-over format, he cut a sorry figure on most of the occasions whenever he donned the white jersey.

In 107 ODIs, he scored 3,421 runs at an average of over 42 with the help of four centuries and 26 fifties.

On the other hand, his Test average was a modest 30.14 as he managed just 1,718 runs in 62 Test innings. He scored three centuries and seven fifties in the longest format of the game.

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