Batsmen with most runs in first-class cricket history

Updated: Feb 20, 2017, 16:31 IST | A Correspondent |

Today is former English cricketer Sir Jack Hobbs' 133rd death anniversary. Hobbs has the record for scoring the most runs overall in first-class cricket ever. On this day, we take a look at the top 10 run scorers in first-class cricket

Today is former English cricketer Sir Jack Hobbs' 133rd death anniversary. Hobbs has the record for scoring the most runs overall in first-class cricket ever. On this day, we take a look at the top 10 run scorers in first-class cricket

Sir Jack Hobbs - 61,760 runs
Country - England. Matches - 834. Highest - 316*. Average - 50.70

Frank Woolley - 58, 959 runs
Country - England. Matches - 978. Highest score - 305*. Average - 40.77

Patsy Hedren - 57, 611 runs
Country - England. Matches - 833. Highest score - 301*. Average - 50.80

Phil Mead - 55, 061 runs
Country - England. Matches - 814. Highest score - 280*. Average - 47.67

W.G. Grace - 54, 211 runs
Country - England. Matches - 870. Highest score - 344. Average - 39.45

Herbert Sutcliffe - 50, 670 runs
Country - England. Matches - 754. Highest score - 313. Average - 52.02

Wally Hammond - 50, 551 runs
Country - England. Matches - 634. Highest score - 336*. Average - 56.10

Sir Geoffrey Boycott - 48 426 runs
Country - England. Matches - 609. Highest score - 261*. Average - 56.83

Tom Graveney - 47, 793 runs
Country - England. Matches - 732. Highest score - 258. Average - 44.91

Graham Gooch - 44, 846 runs
Country - England. Matches - 581. Highest score - 333. Average - 49.01

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