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This is a list of Zimbabwean Cricket team's Test Cricket records. It is based on the List of Test cricket records, but concentrates solely on records dealing with the Zimbabwean cricket team.

Listing criteria

In general the top five are listed in each category (except when there is a tie for the last place among the five, when all the tied record holders are noted).

Listing notation

Team Notation

  • (300–3) indicates that a team scored 300 runs for three wickets and the innings was closed, either due to a successful run chase or if no playing time remained.
  • (300–3 d) indicates that a team scored 300 runs for three wickets, and declared its innings closed.
  • (300) indicates that a team scored 300 runs and was all out, either by losing all ten wickets or by having one or more batsmen unable to bat and losing the remaining wickets.

Batting Notation

  • (100) indicates that a batsman scored 100 runs and was out.
  • (100*) indicates that a batsman scored 100 runs and was not out.

Bowling Notation

  • (5–100) indicates that a bowler has captured 5 wickets while giving away 100 runs.

Currently playing

  • Record holders who are currently playing Test cricket (i.e. their record details listed could change) are shown in bold

Team records

Matches played (total)

Team 1st Test Matches Won Lost Drawn Tied  % Won
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Zimbabwe October 1992 102 11 65 26 0 10.89
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 18 July 2017.

Matches played (by country)

Team Opponent 1st Test Matches Won Lost Drawn Tied  % Won W/L ratio
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Zimbabwe Flag of Australia Australia 1999 3 0 3 0 0 0.00 0.0
Flag of Bangladesh.svg Bangladesh 2001 14 6 5 3 0 42.85 1.2
Flag of England England 1996 6 0 3 3 0 0.00 0.0
Flag of India India 1992 11 2 7 2 0 18.18 0.0
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand 1992 15 0 9 6 0 0.00 0.0
Flag of Pakistan Pakistan 1993 17 3 10 4 0 16.64 0.3
Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa 1995 8 0 7 1 0 0.00 0.0
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Sri Lanka 1994 18 0 13 5 0 0.00 0.0
Flag of West Indies West Indies 2000 8 0 6 2 0 0.00 0.0
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 18 July 2017.

Batting records

Highest individual score

Rank Runs Player Opposition Venue Season
1 266 David Houghton Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Sri Lanka Bulawayo 1994–95
2 232* Andy Flower Flag of India India Nagpur 2000–01
3 203* Guy Whittall Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand Bulawayo 1997–98
4 201* Grant Flower Flag of Pakistan Pakistan Harare 1994–95
5 199* Andy Flower Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa Harare 2001–02
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 21 September 2015.

Most career runs

Rank Runs Player Matches Innings NO Average
1 4794 Andy Flower 63 112 19 51.54
2 3457 Grant Flower 67 123 6 29.54
3 2858 Alistair Campbell 60 109 4 27.21
4 2207 Guy Whittall 46 82 7 29.42
5 2084 Hamilton Masakadza 36 72 2 29.77
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 21 September 2015.

Bowling records

Best Bowling In An Innings

Rank Figures Player Opposition Venue Season
1 8/109 Paul Strang Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand Bulawayo 2000–01
2 6/59 Douglas Hondo Flag of Bangladesh.svg Bangladesh Dhaka 2004–05
3 6/73 Ray Price Flag of West Indies West Indies Harare 2003–04
6/73 Heath Streak Flag of India India Harare 2005–06
5 6/87 Heath Streak Flag of England England Lord's 2000
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 21 September 2015.

Most career wickets

Rank Wickets Player Matches Average
1 216 Heath Streak 6528.14
2 80 Ray Price 2236.06
3 70 Paul Strang 2436.02
4 68Henry Olonga3038.52
5 56Bryan Strang2639.33
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 03 November 2016.

Fielding records

Most catches in career (non-wicketkeeper)

Rank Catches Player Matches
1 60 Alistair Campbell 60
2 43 Grant Flower 67
3 34 Stuart Carlisle 37
4 25 Hamilton Masakadza 33
5 22 Brendan Taylor 23
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 18 July 2017.

Partnership records

Highest partnerships for each wicket

Wicket Runs Batsmen Opponent Venue Match date
1st 164 Dion Ebrahim & Alistair Campbell West Indies Bulawayo 19 Jul 2001
2nd 160 Sikandar Raza & Hamilton Masakadza Bangladesh Chittagong 12 Nov 2014
3rd 194 Alistair Campbell & David Houghton Sri Lanka Harare 26 Oct 1994
4th 269 Grant Flower & Andy Flower Pakistan Harare 31 Jan 1995
5th 277* Murray Goodwin & Andy Flower Pakistan Bulawayo 14 Mar 1998
6th 165 David Houghton & Andy Flower India Harare 18 Oct 1992
7th 154 Heath Streak & Andy Blignaut West Indies Harare 27 July 2001
8th 168 Heath Streak & Andy Blignaut West Indies Harare 04 Nov 2003
9th 87 Paul Strang & Bryan Strang Pakistan Sheikhupura 17 Oct 1996
10th 97* Andy Flower & Henry Olonga India Delhi 18 Nov 2000
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 05 November 2016.
Test records
Batting averagesTest hat-tricksTest triple centuries
ODI records
Batting averagesODI hat-tricks
World Cup recordsTwenty20 International records
Women's Test recordsWomen's One Day International records


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