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June 28, 2017

Leading Runs Scorer in Test Cricket | Test Match Cricket Records

Leading Runs Scorer in Test Cricket
Sachin Tendulker in the world record holder of scoring most runs in Test Match Cricket with 15645 runs at wonder average of 54.32. He scored 51 centuries during his illustrious career and so far only player in the history of Test Cricket to score 50 centuries. Ricky Ponting of Australia is at number 2 with 13378 runs and Rahul Dravid of India is third leading run scorer in Test Cricket with 13288 runs.
South African legend cricket Jacques Kallis is fourth leading runs scorer in Test Cricket with 13128 runs. Interestingly all the top three leading runs scorers have retired from international cricket but Jack Kallis is still playing the game.

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Top Ten Leading Runs Scorer in Test Cricket

Player

Span

Mat

Inns

NO

Runs

HS

Ave

100

50

0

SR Tendulkar (India) 1989-2012 194 320 32 15645 248* 54.32 51 66 14
RT Ponting (Aus) 1995-2012 168 287 29 13378 257 51.85 41 62 17
R Dravid (ICC/India) 1996-2012 164 286 32 13288 270 52.31 36 63 8
JH Kallis (ICC/SA) 1995-2013 162 274 40 13128 224 56.10 44 58 14
BC Lara (ICC/WI) 1990-2006 131 232 6 11953 400* 52.88 34 48 17
AR Border (Aus) 1978-1994 156 265 44 11174 205 50.56 27 63 11
SR Waugh (Aus) 1985-2004 168 260 46 10927 200 51.06 32 50 22
DPMD Jayawardene (SL) 1997-2013 138 232 14 10806 374 49.56 31 45 13
S Chanderpaul (WI) 1994-2012 146 249 42 10696 203* 51.67 27 61 14
SM Gavaskar (India) 1971-1987 125 214 16 10122 236* 51.12 34 45 12

Note: All these records are up-dated on 21 February 2013.

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