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Trott overtakes Manjrekar's record

Jonathan Trott of England bats during day two of the Third Test match between New Zealand and England at Eden Park on March 23, 2013

Jonathan Trott of England bats during day two of the Third Test match between New Zealand and England at Eden Park on March 23, 2013

Auckland, March 23 (IANS): England‘s Jonathan Trott Saturday surpassed Indian batsman Vijay Manjrekar in scoring the most number of runs in Test matches without hitting a six.

The England top order batsman passed Manjrekar here at the Eden Park while scoring 27 before being bowled by New Zealand pacer Trent Boult in the third and final Test.

In total, Trott now has 3,215 runs, seven more than Manjrekar’s 3,208.

Manjrekar played 55 Tests from 1951 to 1965 scoring 3,208 runs at an average of 39.12. He hit seven centuries with a highest of 189 not out.

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