Top 10 Greatest Batsmen Of All Time In Test Cricket

Top 10 Greatest Batsmen Of All Time In Test Cricket    

#10 Greg Chappell (Australia)

Gritty, tough, and composed at the crease, Chappell was hailed as the “best since Bradman” during his illustrious career. Renowned for his exceptional batting prowess, he is most notably remembered for his remarkable feat of scoring five centuries in his final 19 innings. Chappell’s ability to handle pressure and maintain a sense of calm made him a formidable force on the cricket field, leaving a lasting legacy as one of the sport’s true greats.

Tests: 87   
Runs: 7110   
Average: 53.86 
Home: Avg: 54.40, Away Avg: 52.86    
50s: 31   
100s: 24 

                      Greg Chappell (Australia)

#09 Rahul Dravid (India)

Nicknamed “The Wall,” Dravid is widely regarded as one of the greatest defensive batsmen to have ever graced the sport. His remarkable stability and batting genius at the crease propelled him to achieve greatness, securing his place as one of India’s finest and most accomplished batsmen in cricket history.Rahul Dravid

Tests: 164  
Runs: 13288      
Average: 52.31        
Home: Avg: 51.36, Away Avg: 53.03   
50s: 36             
100s: 63   


#08 Jacques Kallis (South Africa)

An aggressive and attacking batsman, Kallis possessed exceptional techniques and unwavering mental strength. His ability to occupy the crease for extended periods and exert immense pressure on bowling attacks made him a force to be reckoned with in the world of cricket. Kallis was truly a dominant figure, leaving a lasting legacy as one of the sport’s finest all-Rounders.kallis

Tests: 166  
Runs: 13289
Average: 55.37    
Home: Avg: 56.73, Away Avg: 53.91 
50s: 58      
100s: 45  


#07 Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka)

Renowned as Sri Lanka’s greatest batsman, Sangakkara exhibited remarkable prowess in playing square of the wicket. His exceptional talent and determination led him to hold the record for the second most double centuries in the history of Test cricket, an impressive total of 11. Sangakkara’s contributions to the sport earned him a place among the cricketing legends, leaving an indelible mark on the game and inspiring countless aspiring cricketers.Kumar Sangakara

Tests: 134     
Runs: 12400  
Average: 57.40  
Home: Avg: 60.44, Away Avg: 54.08  
50s: 52     
100s: 38   

                                                            Kumar Sangakara

#06 Garfield Sobers (West Indies)

A batting genius capable of scoring runs all around the park, Sobers astounded the cricketing world when he shattered the record for the highest test score at a tender age of just 21, with an extraordinary innings of 365*. His exceptional talent and consistency enabled him to hold the record for the best average among test players with more than 7000 runs. Sobers’ remarkable achievements cemented his place as one of the sport’s greatest legends, leaving an enduring legacy in the annals of cricket History.West Indies

Tests: 93   
Runs: 8032
Average: 57.78  
Home: Avg: 66.80, Away Avg: 50.73   
50s: 30   
100s: 26  

                                                  West Indies

#05 VIV Richards (West Indies)

A batsman who had the ability to dismantle any bowling attack, Richards was a force to be reckoned with throughout his illustrious career. He was one of the most feared batsmen in the game, exuding supreme confidence, devastating power, and an attacking mindset. Opposition captains and players often cautioned against sledging him, as he had a reputation for punishing bowlers who dared to engage in such tactics. Richards’ aggressive and dominant style of play left an indelible mark on the cricketing world, earning him a place among the all-time greats of the sport. #05 VIV Richards (WI)

Tests: 121   
Runs: 8540            
Average: 50.23   
Home: Avg: 49.78, Away Avg: 50.50        
50s: 45                         
100s: 24 


#04 Ricky Ponting (Australia)

A determined and ruthless batting genius, Ponting consistently posed a formidable challenge to bowlers on the cricket field. With his trademark cover drives and powerful pull shots, he left an indelible mark on the game. Ponting’s exceptional achievements included becoming only the second player, after Bradman, to score three double centuries in a single calendar year. His unwavering dedication and exceptional batting prowess made him a true cricketing legend, and his records and accolades speak volumes about his impact on the sport.Ricky Ponting

Tests: 168  
Runs: 13378  
Average: 51.85  
Home: Avg: 56.98, Away Avg: 46.40    
50s: 62           
100s: 41  

                                      Ricky Ponting

#03 Brian Lara (West Indies)

Powerful, possessing brilliant technique, and with an insatiable appetite for setting records, Lara stands as a cricketing legend. He holds the prestigious record for the highest individual score in a test match, a remarkable feat that showcases his exceptional talent and dedication to the game. Additionally, Lara is the sole batsman in cricket history to achieve the extraordinary milestone of scoring 400 runs in a single test inning. His remarkable achievements and incredible batting prowess have etched his name in the annals of cricket history, making him one of the greatest and most admired cricketers of all time.Brain Lara

Tests: 131      
Runs: 11953    
Average: 52.88    
Home: Avg: 58.65, Away Avg: 46.40     
50s: 48         
100s: 34    

                 Brain Lara

#02 Don Bradman (Australia)

Undoubtedly, the greatest batsman of all time, Bradman’s iconic average of nearly 100 remains unparalleled, with no one even coming close to it. His efficient stroke play and outstanding hand-eye coordination made him a cricketing phenomenon. To this day, Bradman’s record of scoring the most double centuries (12) stands as a testament to his unmatched batting prowess. His legacy in the world of cricket is forever engraved, and he remains a source of inspiration for aspiring cricketers and fans alike.Bradman

Tests: 52   
Runs: 6996  
Average: 99.94   
Home: Avg: 98.23, Away Avg: 102.85   
50s: 13              
100s: 29    


#01 Sachin Tendulkar (India)

“The Little Master,” Tendulkar is widely regarded as the most technically efficient batsman the world has ever witnessed. Holding the record for the most runs by any batsman in Test history, as well as the most centuries, Tendulkar’s cricketing prowess was unmatched. Renowned for his elegant and classical batting strokes, he showcased remarkable versatility by scoring quick runs when required or exhibiting immense patience to bat for days in order to save test matches. Tendulkar’s impact on the game extends far beyond his statistics, as he inspired a generation of cricketers and earned the adoration of fans worldwide.Sachin

Tests: 200  
Runs: 15921     
Average: 53.78 
Home: Avg: 52.67, Away Avg: 54.75      
50s: 68   
100s: 51     


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