Joe Root Enters In Top 10 Run-Getters In Test Cricket History

Top 10 Run-Getters In Test Cricket History: Former captain of the England cricket team, Joe Root, joined himself in a special club while batting in the Lord’s Test match against Australia. In the second Test match, Root returned to the pavilion after scoring only 10 runs in the first innings of the England team, but during this time he has now joined the top-10 players with the most runs in Test cricket history. Now after Alastair Cook from England, Joe Root has joined the second player in the top-10.

Joe Root has so far scored 11178 runs in 241 innings of 132 Test matches at an average of 50.57. During this, 30 centuries and 58 half-century innings have also been seen with his bat. Former Australia captain Allan Border was at number 10 before Root. Who scored 11174 runs in 156 matches at an average of 50.56 in Test format.

Former Indian player Sachin Tendulkar is in the first place in terms of scoring the most runs in Test format, who has scored 15921 runs in 200 matches. The record of scoring the most runs in Test cricket for England is currently recorded in the name of former captain Alastair Cook, who has scored 12472 runs in 161 matches. Cook occupies the 5th position in the list of top-10 players.

Among active players, Root is at number one while Kohli is at number three.

Currently, in terms of scoring the most runs among active players in Test cricket, who are currently in the first place. After this, the name of Steve Smith comes in second place in this list, who has so far scored 9079 runs in 99 Test matches. At the same time, Virat Kohli, the former captain of the Indian team, is at the third place in this list. Kohli has 8479 runs in 109 matches in Test format.

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