McCaw takes ownership of more world records
James Mortimer 24 Aug 2014 Getty Images
That is a new world record, overtaking Welshmen Colin Charvis who scored 22 tries.
Our @AllBlacks captain will line up for his 129th Test match for his country #NZLvAUS #BledisloeCup #TRC2014 pic.twitter.com/uREJgggUiy— All Blacks (@AllBlacks) August 22, 2014
Former All Blacks number eight Zinzan Record is second on the New Zealand list with 17.
Further, McCaw's tally against Australia now rises to 11 tries, meaning that the Test skipper has scored more tries against a single nation than any other player.
The previous record was held by fullback Christian Cullen, who scored ten tries against the Springboks.
A glimpse at McCaw's marks
129 Tests (WR for a forward)
114 wins (WR)
92 Tests as captain (WR)
81 wins as captain (WR)
23 tries (WR by any forward in history)
11 tries against Australia (most by any one player against one team)
Caption time! What do you think the @AllBlacks captain is saying here? pic.twitter.com/4SC88d6EIT— All Blacks (@AllBlacks) August 19, 2014
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