It is the time of the year when you spare at least 4-5 days for cricket. In the last decade and half in Boxing Day test matches, there have been some sensational and breathtaking moments that brought euphoria to cricket fans all over the world.

On the other hand Boxing Day tests have also seen farewell of some legends who served their country for years and will go down in history as the greatest who have ever played this game. Here are some of the top memories from Boxing Day tests..

5) Matthew Hayden – 5 Boxing Day Test centuries




Matthew Hayden was one of the most successful openers of the modern era (Picture: Getty Images)

A bully at the crease who is never shy to take the bowlers on, there was no stopping Haydos at the ‘G’. He has second most hundreds at Melbourne (6) after Don Bradman’s 9. Here is the list of Hayden’s Boxing Day test Hundreds.

138 vs South Africa 2001
102 vs England 2002
136 vs India 2003
137 vs South Africa 2005
153 vs England 2006
124 vs India 2007