Top 10 Batters With The Most Runs In Test Cricket

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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