Most Runs in Test – Highest Runs in Test Cricket Career

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Sachin Tendulkar has the record of highest runs in Test career as of now. He scored 15921 runs in 200 matches and 329 innings. Ricky Ponting and Jacques Kallis are the 2nd and 3rd highest scorers with 13378 and 13289 runs respectively.

Highest Runs in Test Career – Most Runs in Test

Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Avg 100 50
SR Tendulkar (INDIA) 1989-2013 200 329 33 15921 248* 53.78 51 68
RT Ponting (AUS) 1995-2012 168 287 29 13378 257 51.85 41 62
JH Kallis (ICC/SA) 1995-2013 166 280 40 13289 224 55.37 45 58
R Dravid (ICC/INDIA) 1996-2012 164 286 32 13288 270 52.31 36 63
AN Cook (ENG) 2006-2018 161 291 16 12472 294 45.35 33 57
KC Sangakkara (SL) 2000-2015 134 233 17 12400 319 57.4 38 52
BC Lara (ICC/WI) 1990-2006 131 232 6 11953 400* 52.88 34 48
S Chanderpaul (WI) 1994-2015 164 280 49 11867 203* 51.37 30 66
DPMD Jayawardene (SL) 1997-2014 149 252 15 11814 374 49.84 34 50
AR Border (AUS) 1978-1994 156 265 44 11174 205 50.56 27 63
SR Waugh (AUS) 1985-2004 168 260 46 10927 200 51.06 32 50
SM Gavaskar (INDIA) 1971-1987 125 214 16 10122 236* 51.12 34 45
Younis Khan (PAK) 2000-2017 118 213 19 10099 313 52.05 34 33
HM Amla (SA) 2004-2019 124 215 16 9282 311* 46.64 28 41
GC Smith (ICC/SA) 2002-2014 117 205 13 9265 277 48.25 27 38
GA Gooch (ENG) 1975-1995 118 215 6 8900 333 42.58 20 46
Javed Miandad (PAK) 1976-1993 124 189 21 8832 280* 52.57 23 43
Inzamam-ul-Haq (ICC/PAK) 1992-2007 120 200 22 8830 329 49.6 25 46
VVS Laxman (INDIA) 1996-2012 134 225 34 8781 281 45.97 17 56
AB de Villiers (SA) 2004-2018 114 191 18 8765 278* 50.66 22 46
MJ Clarke (AUS) 2004-2015 115 198 22 8643 329* 49.1 28 27
ML Hayden (AUS) 1994-2009 103 184 14 8625 380 50.73 30 29
V Sehwag (ICC/INDIA) 2001-2013 104 180 6 8586 319 49.34 23 32
IVA Richards (WI) 1974-1991 121 182 12 8540 291 50.23 24 45
AJ Stewart (ENG) 1990-2003 133 235 21 8463 190 39.54 15 45
DI Gower (ENG) 1978-1992 117 204 18 8231 215 44.25 18 39
KP Pietersen (ENG) 2005-2014 104 181 8 8181 227 47.28 23 35
G Boycott (ENG) 1964-1982 108 193 23 8114 246* 47.72 22 42
GS Sobers (WI) 1954-1974 93 160 21 8032 365* 57.78 26 30
ME Waugh (AUS) 1991-2002 128 209 17 8029 153* 41.81 20 47
MA Atherton (ENG) 1989-2001 115 212 7 7728 185* 37.69 16 46
IR Bell (ENG) 2004-2015 118 205 24 7727 235 42.69 22 46
JL Langer (AUS) 1993-2007 105 182 12 7696 250 45.27 23 30
MC Cowdrey (ENG) 1954-1975 114 188 15 7624 182 44.06 22 38
CG Greenidge (WI) 1974-1991 108 185 16 7558 226 44.72 19 34
Mohammad Yousuf (PAK) 1998-2010 90 156 12 7530 223 52.29 24 33
MA Taylor (AUS) 1989-1999 104 186 13 7525 334* 43.49 19 40
CH Lloyd (WI) 1966-1985 110 175 14 7515 242* 46.67 19 39
DL Haynes (WI) 1978-1994 116 202 25 7487 184 42.29 18 39
JE Root (ENG) 2012-2020 90 166 12 7455 254 48.40 17 46
DC Boon (AUS) 1984-1996 107 190 20 7422 200 43.65 21 32
G Kirsten (SA) 1993-2004 101 176 15 7289 275 45.27 21 34
WR Hammond (ENG) 1927-1947 85 140 16 7249 336* 58.45 22 24
DA Warner (AUS) 2011-2020 84 155 7 7244 335* 48.94 23 30
SPD Smith (AUS) 2010-2020 73 131 16 7227 239 62.84 26 29
CH Gayle (WI) 2000-2014 103 182 11 7214 333 42.18 15 37
SC Ganguly (INDIA) 1996-2008 113 188 17 7212 239 42.17 16 35
V Kohli (INDIA) 2011-2019 84 141 10 7202 254* 54.97 27 22
LRPL Taylor (NZ) 2007-2020 99 175 20 7174 290 46.28 19 33
SP Fleming (NZ) 1994-2008 111 189 10 7172 274* 40.06 9 46
GS Chappell (AUS) 1970-1984 87 151 19 7110 247* 53.86 24 31
AJ Strauss (ENG) 2004-2012 100 178 6 7037 177 40.91 21 27
DG Bradman (AUS) 1928-1948 52 80 10 6996 334 99.94 29 13
ST Jayasuriya (SL) 1991-2007 110 188 14 6973 340 40.07 14 31
L Hutton (ENG) 1937-1955 79 138 15 6971 364 56.67 19 33
DB Vengsarkar (INDIA) 1976-1992 116 185 22 6868 166 42.13 17 35
KF Barrington (ENG) 1955-1968 82 131 15 6806 256 58.67 20 35
GP Thorpe (ENG) 1993-2005 100 179 28 6744 200* 44.66 16 39
BB McCullum (NZ) 2004-2016 101 176 9 6453 302 38.64 12 31
KS Williamson (NZ) 2010-2019 78 137 13 6379 242* 51.44 21 31
PA de Silva (SL) 1984-2002 93 159 11 6361 267 42.97 20 22
MEK Hussey (AUS) 2005-2013 79 137 16 6235 195 51.52 19 29
RB Kanhai (WI) 1957-1974 79 137 6 6227 256 47.53 15 28
M Azharuddin (INDIA) 1984-2000 99 147 9 6215 199 45.03 22 21
HH Gibbs (SA) 1996-2008 90 154 7 6167 228 41.95 14 26
RN Harvey (AUS) 1948-1963 79 137 10 6149 205 48.41 21 24
GR Viswanath (INDIA) 1969-1983 91 155 10 6080 222 41.93 14 35
RB Richardson (WI) 1983-1995 86 146 12 5949 194 44.39 16 27
Azhar Ali (PAK) 2010-2019 77 146 8 5885 302* 42.64 16 31
RR Sarwan (WI) 2000-2011 87 154 8 5842 291 40.01 15 31
ME Trescothick (ENG) 2000-2006 76 143 10 5825 219 43.79 14 29
DCS Compton (ENG) 1937-1957 78 131 15 5807 278 50.06 17 28
Saleem Malik (PAK) 1982-1999 103 154 22 5768 237 43.69 15 29
N Hussain (ENG) 1990-2004 96 171 16 5764 207 37.18 14 33
CL Hooper (WI) 1987-2002 102 173 15 5762 233 36.46 13 27
CA Pujara (INDIA) 2010-2019 75 124 8 5740 206* 49.48 18 24
MP Vaughan (ENG) 1999-2008 82 147 9 5719 197 41.44 18 18
AD Mathews (SL) 2009-2019 84 151 21 5704 160 43.87 9 34
AC Gilchrist (AUS) 1999-2008 96 137 20 5570 204* 47.6 17 26
MV Boucher (ICC/SA) 1997-2012 147 206 24 5515 125 30.3 5 35
MS Atapattu (SL) 1990-2007 90 156 15 5502 249 39.02 16 17
TM Dilshan (SL) 1999-2013 87 145 11 5492 193 40.98 16 23
TT Samaraweera (SL) 2001-2013 81 132 20 5462 231 48.76 14 30
MD Crowe (NZ) 1982-1995 77 131 11 5444 299 45.36 17 18
JB Hobbs (ENG) 1908-1930 61 102 7 5410 211 56.94 15 28
KD Walters (AUS) 1965-1981 74 125 14 5357 250 48.26 15 33
IM Chappell (AUS) 1964-1980 75 136 10 5345 196 42.42 14 26
JG Wright (NZ) 1978-1993 82 148 7 5334 185 37.82 12 23
MJ Slater (AUS) 1993-2001 74 131 7 5312 219 42.83 14 21
N Kapil Dev (INDIA) 1978-1994 131 184 15 5248 163 31.05 8 27
WM Lawry (AUS) 1961-1971 67 123 12 5234 210 47.15 13 27
Misbah-ul-Haq (PAK) 2001-2017 75 132 20 5222 161* 46.62 10 39
IT Botham (ENG) 1977-1992 102 161 6 5200 208 33.54 14 22
JH Edrich (ENG) 1963-1976 77 127 9 5138 310* 43.54 12 24
A Ranatunga (SL) 1982-2000 93 155 12 5105 135* 35.69 4 38
Zaheer Abbas (PAK) 1969-1985 78 124 11 5062 274 44.79 12 20

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Frequently Asked Questions:

Q- Which Player has Most Runs in Test
A- Sachin Tendulkar has the record of most runs in Test. He has scored 15921 runs in 329 innings in 200 test he played.

Q- Most Runs in Test in a Calendar Year
A- Mohammad Yusuf from Pakistan has the record of most Test runs in a Calendar year. He scored 1788 runs in 11 matches and 19 innings with an average of 99.33 in 2006.

Q- Most Century in Test Cricket
A- Sachin Tendulkar has record 51 centuries in Test cricket. He has scored 68 half-centuries as well.

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