10k men! These batsmen have scored over 10,000 Test runs

Updated: May 29, 2020, 15:40 | Shawn.Dsouza
  • Alastair Cook

    Alastair Cook (England): At 31 years and 157 days, Cook became the youngest player ever to make 10,000 runs in Test cricket. Test batting stats: Tests - 152, Inns - 275, NO - 16, Runs - 12005, HS - 294, Ave - 46.35

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  • Sachin Tendulkar

    Sachin Tendulkar (India): Master Blaster Tendulkar holds the record for most runs and hundreds in Tests. Test batting stats: Tests - 200, Inns - 329, NO - 33, Runs - 15921, HS - 248*, Ave - 53.78

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  • Ricky Ponting

    Ricky Ponting (Australia): Ricky Ponting holds the record for most career runs for Australia in Tests. Test batting stats: Tests - 168, Inns - 287, NO - 29, Runs - 13378, HS - 257, Ave - 51.85

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  • Jacques Kallis

    Jacques Kallis (South Africa): Perhaps South Africa's greatest cricketer and world's top all-rounder, Kallis has scored most career runs for Proteas in Tests. Test batting stats: Tests - 166, Inns - 280, NO - 40, Runs - 13289, HS - 224, Ave - 55.37

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  • Rahul Dravid

    Rahul Dravid (India): Nicknamed the 'Wall', Rahul Dravid is considered one of the most classical Test batsmen ever. Test batting stats: Tests - 164, Inns - 286, NO - 32, Runs - 13288, HS - 270, Ave - 52.31

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  • Kumar Sangakkara

    Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka): One of Sri Lanka's finest, Sangakkara's record in Tests makes him one of the greats in batting history. Test batting stats: Tests - 134, Inns - 233, NO - 17, Runs - 12400, HS - 319, Ave - 57.40

    6/13
  • Brian Lara

    Brian Lara (West Indies): He is widely considered as one of the greatest batsmen of all-time and holds the record for most career Test runs for West Indies. Test batting stats: Tests - 131, Inns - 232, NO - 6, Runs - 11953, HS - 400*, Ave - 52.88

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  • Shivnarine Chanderpaul

    Shivnarine Chanderpaul (West Indies): A gritty left-handed batsman, Chanderpaul becoming only the second West Indian to score 10,000 Test runs  after Brian Lara. Test batting stats: Tests - 164, Inns - 280, NO - 49, Runs - 11867, HS - 203* , Ave - 51.37

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  • Mahela Jayawardene

    Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka): Former Sri Lankan captain is regarded as one of the greats of modern cricket alongside Kumar Sangakkara. Test batting stats: Tests - 149, Inns - 252, NO - 15, Runs - 11814, HS - 374, Ave - 49.84

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  • Allan Border

    Allan Border (Australia): He became the first Australian to score 10,000 runs in Tests and went past Sunil Gavaskar's record to become the most Test runs scorer until it was passed by Brian Lara. Test batting stats: Tests - 156, Inns - 265, NO - 44, Runs - 11174, HS - 205, Ave - 50.56

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  • Steve Waugh

    Steve Waugh (Australia): He was the most capped Test cricket player in Tests with 168 appearances when he retired, his record was later broken by Sachin Tendulkar. Test batting stats: Tests - 168, Inns - 260, NO - 46, Runs - 10927, HS - 200, Ave - 51.06

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  • Sunil Gavaskar

    Sunil Gavaskar (India): Gavaskar became the first cricketer in history to score 10,000 runs in Test cricket. Test batting stats: Tests - 125, Inns - 214, NO - 16, Runs - 10122, HS - 236*, Ave - 51.12

    12/13
  • Younis Khan

    Younis Khan (Pakistan): Younis became the first-ever Pakistani batsman to reach the milestone of 10,000 runs in Test cricket. Test batting stats: Tests - 118, Inns - 213, NO - 19, Runs - 10099, HS - 313, Ave - 52.05

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On this day back in 2016, England star player Alaistair Cook became the youngest batsman to score 10,000 Test runs. We take a look at cricketers who have scored more than 10,000 runs in Test cricket. Here's a look...