Most Runs In ICC World Test Championship | Highest Run Scorer In WTC

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Most Runs In ICC World Test Championship: The final match of the ICC World Test Championship will be played between India and New Zealand from 18 to 22 June at the Hampshire Bowl Stadium in Southampton. Changes were made to the Test Championship due to the Corona epidemic. In the end, Team India stood first with 520 points and New Zealand finished second in the points table with 420 points.

But this post is not about the WTC final details, in this post we are going to tell about the batsman who scored the most runs in the ICC World Test Championship.

Most Runs In ICC World Test Championship | Highest Run Scorer In WTC (Top 5)

1. Marnus Labuschagne (Australia) – 1675 Runs

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Australia’s middle-order batsman Marnus Labushgane is the highest run-scorer in the World Test Championship. Marnus Labushgane played 13 Test matches during the WTC and scored 1675 runs at an impressive average of 72.82, including 5 centuries and 9 half-centuries. His highest score at the WTC was 215 runs.

2. Joe Root (England) – 1660 Runs

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England captain Joe Root is one of the best batsmen in the world at the moment and has proved it in the WTC. Joe Root is the second-highest run-scorer in the WTC with 1660 runs from 20 matches. Joe Root has scored 3 centuries and 8 half-centuries at the WTC and his highest score was 228, which he scored against Sri Lanka in Galle in January.

3. Steve Smith (Australia) – 1341 Runs

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Australian Steve Smith is the third batsman in this list. Steve Smith has played 13 Test matches during the World Test Championship period and has scored 1341 runs with 4 centuries and 7 fifties at an average of 63.85 in WTC. Steve Smith hit a double century in the Ashes 2019 and scored his highest score of 211 at the WTC.

4. Ben Stokes (England) – 1334 Runs

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Ben Stokes, one of the best all-rounders of the present time, has also batted brilliantly at the WTC and has scored 1334 runs in 17 matches. With these runs, he became the fourth-highest run-scorer in the WTC. Ben Stokes also scored 4 centuries and 6 fifties at WTC.

5. Ajinkya Rahane (India) – 1095 Runs

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Indian cricket team vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane is the fifth player to score the most runs in the World Test Championship. Rahane played 17 Test matches in the WTC time period and scored 1095 runs for his team. He also scored 3 centuries and 6 half-centuries.

Most Runs In WTC (Top 30 Batmans)

No Player Country Mat Inns Runs HS Ave SR 100/50
6 R Sharma IND 11 17 1030 212 64.37 64.49 4/2
7 F Karunaratne SL 10 18 999 244 55.5 53.33 4/4
8 J Buttler ENG 18 31 963 152 33.2 52.88 1/4
9 D Warner AUS 12 22 948 335* 47.4 62.4 3/1
10 B Azam PAK 10 17 932 143 66.57 64.14 4/5
11 V Kohli IND 14 22 877 254* 43.85 56.11 2/5
12 M Agarwal IND 12 20 857 243 42.85 55.07 3/2
13 D Elgar SA 11 21 848 160 44.63 58.32 2/3
14 D Sibley ENG 16 28 844 133* 32.46 36.11 2/4
15 C Pujara IND 17 28 818 81 29.21 36.81 0/9
16 K Williamson NZ 9 14 817 251 58.35 57.05 3/1
17 R Burns ENG 14 25 795 133 31.8 45.32 1/5
18 N Dickwella SL 12 20 753 96 39.63 59.15 0/6
19 A Ali PAK 12 21 748 141* 39.36 44.33 2/2
20 M Rizwan PAK 12 18 741 115* 46.31 52.25 1/6
21 H Thirimanne SL 9 17 735 140 43.23 41.83 2/5
22 M Wade AUS 14 25 727 117 31.6 53.69 2/1
23 Z Crawley ENG 11 19 682 267 35.89 54.95 1/4
24 T Latham NZ 11 18 680 154 40 46.7 1/5
25 R Pant IND 11 18 662 101 41.37 69.17 1/4
26 De Silva S 9 14 653 166 59.36 57.68 3/2
27 K Brathwaite WI 11 22 645 126 29.31 39.74 1/4
28 O Pope ENG 13 22 634 135* 33.36 53.45 1/4
29 J Blackwood WI 10 19 621 104 32.68 56.5 1/4
30 Q de Kock SA 11 20 610 111 30.5 64.41 1/4

 

Stats Source: ESPNCricInfo