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The Top 10 Highest Runscorers of All Time (In Tests)…

Posted by wildkiwi25 on December 2, 2008

Here is a list of the top 10 runscorers of all time in cricket, as of 2nd December 08:

1. Sachin Tendulkar (India)
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Span: 1989-2008
No# of Tests: 154
Runs Scored: 12273
Highest Score: 248*
Average: 54.30
100’s: 40
50’s: 51

2. Brian Lara (ICC/WI)
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Span: 1990-2006
No# of Tests: 131
Runs Scored: 11953
Highest Score: 400*
Average: 52.88
100’s: 34
50’s: 48

3. Allan Border (Aus)
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Span: 1978-1994
No# of Tests: 156
Runs Scored: 11174
Highest Score: 205
Average: 50.56
100’s: 27
50’s: 63

4. Steve Waugh (Aus)

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Span: 1985-2004
No# of Tests: 168
Runs Scored: 10927
Highest Score: 200
Average: 51.06
100’s: 32
50’s: 50

5. Ricky Ponting (Aus)
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Span: 1995-2008
No# of Tests: 125
Runs Scored: 10465
Highest Score: 257
Average: 57.18
100’s: 36
50’s: 42

6. Rahul Dravid (ICC/India)

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Span: 1996-2008
No# of Tests: 129
Runs Scored: 10366
Highest Score: 270
Average: 52.61
100’s: 25
50’s: 53

7. Sunil Gavaskar (India)
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Span: 1971-1987
No# of Tests: 125
Runs Scored: 10122
Highest Score: 236*
Average: 51.12
100’s: 34
50’s: 45

8. Jacques Kallis (ICC/SA)
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Span: 1995-2008
No# of Tests: 125
Runs Scored: 9801
Highest Score: 189*
Average: 55.06
100’s: 30
50’s: 48

9. Graham Gooch (Eng)
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Span: 1975-1995
No# of Tests: 118
Runs Scored: 8900
Highest Score: 333
Average: 42.58
100’s: 20
50’s: 46

10. Javed Miandad (Pak)
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Span: 1976-1993
No# of Tests: 124
Runs Scored: 8832
Highest Score: 280*
Average: 52.57
100’s: 23
50’s: 43

*Acknowledgements to Cricinfo.com and owners of pictures used.

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