Harry Brook, a 24-year-old from England, has beaten the record for scoring the most runs in the first nine innings of a Test match. With his 184*(169) on the first day of the second Test against New Zealand, Brook increased his total runs scored through his first nine innings of Test play to 807. He surpassed Vinod Kambli of India’s earlier mark. (798).
Brook’s score, which surpassed his 153 against Pakistan in December as his best Test score, was his fourth century in his last five tests. He now has 807 runs from just nine Test innings, more than any other player in Test cricket history at that stage in their careers. He also has three half centuries.