Top 10 Batters With The Most Runs In Test Cricket

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10. Allan Border His career was of 16 years (1978-1994), where he amassed 11174 runs in 156 matches.

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9. Mahela Jayawardene Jayawardene’s supreme performance in the format was 374 against South Africa in 2006.

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8. Shivnarine Chanderpaul Shivnarine Chanderpaul occupies 8th place in the matter of amassing the most test runs, 11867 runs in 164 games.

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7. Brain Lara The Caribbean legend has registered the highest score in an innings, 400* against England in 2004. Averaging 52.88, the southpaw made 11953 runs.

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6. Kumar Sangakkara Kumar Sangakkara is the 6th highest run-scorer in test cricket (12400).

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5. Alastair Cook He is the only English batsman on the list. Cook has scored 12472 runs for England in 161 matches with his technically sound batting.

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4.Rahul Dravid Rahul Dravid has notched up the 4th most runs in test cricket history, 13288 runs.

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3. Jacques Kallis Former Proteas all-rounder Jacques Kallis gets the 3rd spot on the list of accumulating the most runs (13289) in the test.

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2. Ricky Ponting Ricky Ponting comes at No.2 in terms of making the most runs in the test cricket, 13378 runs in 168 games.

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1. Sachin Tendulkar Sachin Tendulkar is the top run-scorer in the history of test cricket as well as of India (15921).