The best Test batsmen

Top scorers versus each team

ESPNcricinfo staff

May 22, 2009

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                                        Runs    Avge  WtBwAv
Eng Hobbs J.B Australia 3636 @ 54.27 36.95 Eng Gower D.I Australia 3269 @ 44.78 35.69 Eng Boycott G Australia 2945 @ 47.50 37.25 Win Lara B.C Australia 2856 @ 51.00 31.39 Eng Hammond W.R Australia 2852 @ 51.85 39.95 Ind Tendulkar S.R Australia 2748 @ 56.08 34.45 Eng Sutcliffe H Australia 2741 @ 66.85 36.18 Eng Edrich J.H Australia 2644 @ 48.96 37.02 Eng Gooch G.A Australia 2632 @ 33.32 33.60 Eng Cowdrey M.C Australia 2433 @ 34.27 32.45 Eng Hutton L Australia 2428 @ 56.47 32.56 Win Richards I.V.A Australia 2266 @ 44.43 33.79 Win Haynes D.L Australia 2233 @ 42.13 35.42 Win Lloyd C.H Australia 2211 @ 50.25 33.08 Ind Laxman V.V.S Australia 2204 @ 55.10 32.52 Win Richardson R.B Australia 2175 @ 49.43 36.00 Eng Barrington K.F Australia 2111 @ 63.97 34.58
Ind Gavaskar S.M West Indies 2749 @ 65.45 39.59 Eng Boycott G West Indies 2205 @ 45.94 34.79 Eng Gooch G.A West Indies 2197 @ 44.84 28.55 Aus Waugh S.R West Indies 2192 @ 49.82 34.92 Saf Kallis J.H West Indies 2073 @ 74.04 39.81 Aus Border A.R West Indies 2052 @ 39.46 31.60 Aus Waugh M.E West Indies 1858 @ 41.29 33.87 Eng Cowdrey M.C West Indies 1751 @ 51.50 36.35 Eng Thorpe G.P West Indies 1740 @ 42.44 34.60 Aus Ponting R.T West Indies 1695 @ 62.78 39.83 Eng Hutton L West Indies 1661 @ 79.10 37.34 Ind Vengsarkar D.B West Indies 1596 @ 44.33 35.59 Eng Atherton M.A West Indies 1587 @ 31.74 30.57 Aus Chappell I.M West Indies 1545 @ 57.22 38.54 Eng Graveney T.W West Indies 1532 @ 58.92 32.84 Eng Stewart A.J West Indies 1476 @ 36.90 31.13 Ind Viswanath G.R West Indies 1455 @ 53.89 39.22 Aus Boon D.C West Indies 1437 @ 39.92 31.70 Ind Dravid R West Indies 1408 @ 67.05 41.72 Saf Gibbs H.H West Indies 1403 @ 46.77 38.70 Aus Chappell G.S West Indies 1400 @ 56.00 35.70 Ind Umrigar P.R West Indies 1372 @ 50.81 35.30 Eng Lamb A.J West Indies 1342 @ 34.41 30.43 Eng Smith R.A West Indies 1333 @ 44.43 30.24 Ind Tendulkar S.R West Indies 1328 @ 57.74 41.18 Aus Redpath I.R West Indies 1247 @ 44.54 37.83 Aus Hayden M.L West Indies 1237 @ 51.54 40.04 Saf Smith G.C West Indies 1222 @ 71.88 40.94 Pak Mohammad Yousuf West Indies 1214 @ 101.17 37.43 Aus Langer J.L West Indies 1212 @ 37.88 39.04 Aus Walters K.D West Indies 1196 @ 92.00 38.23 Ind Laxman V.V.S West Indies 1174 @ 53.36 41.78 Eng Gower D.I West Indies 1149 @ 32.83 28.23 Eng Amiss D.L West Indies 1130 @ 70.62 37.47 Pak Inzamam-ul-Haq West Indies 1124 @ 53.52 34.63 Eng Strauss A.J West Indies 1082 @ 45.08 44.35 Ind Kapil Dev N West Indies 1079 @ 30.83 34.57 Aus Wood G.M West Indies 1077 @ 33.66 34.23 Ind Amarnath M West Indies 1076 @ 38.43 34.91 Aus Harvey R.N West Indies 1054 @ 43.92 36.72 Aus Simpson R.B West Indies 1043 @ 40.12 33.50 Eng Barrington K.F West Indies 1042 @ 34.73 35.26 Aus Lawry W.M West Indies 1035 @ 69.00 32.53 Ind Gaekwad A.D West Indies 1032 @ 27.89 35.74
Win Lloyd C.H India 2344 @ 58.60 37.37 Pak Javed Miandad India 2228 @ 67.52 39.45 Win Richards I.V.A India 1927 @ 50.71 37.42 Win Sobers G.St.A India 1920 @ 83.48 37.07 Aus Hayden M.L India 1888 @ 59.00 37.76 Aus Ponting R.T India 1787 @ 47.03 36.67 Pak Zaheer Abbas India 1740 @ 87.00 38.48 Eng Gooch G.A India 1725 @ 55.65 36.01 Win Kanhai R.B India 1693 @ 62.70 38.18 Win Greenidge C.G India 1678 @ 47.94 37.83 Win Chanderpaul S India 1581 @ 71.86 36.48 Aus Border A.R India 1567 @ 52.23 38.08 Win EdeC Weekes India 1495 @ 106.79 43.11 Pak Mudassar Nazar India 1431 @ 62.22 43.37 Eng Gower D.I India 1391 @ 44.87 34.96 Win Hooper C.L India 1357 @ 48.46 35.01 Eng Barrington K.F India 1355 @ 75.28 46.67 Pak Younis Khan India 1321 @ 88.07 32.69 Slk de Silva P.A India 1252 @ 41.73 36.52 Pak Mohammad Yousuf India 1247 @ 49.88 36.44 Win Kallicharran A.I India 1229 @ 55.86 34.92 Aus Boon D.C India 1204 @ 70.82 39.72 Eng Botham I.T India 1201 @ 70.65 32.24 Slk Jayawardene D.P.M.D India 1161 @ 68.29 34.61 Eng Gatting M.W India 1155 @ 55.00 38.33 Zim Flower A India 1138 @ 94.83 37.74 Aus Simpson R.B India 1125 @ 53.57 38.50 Pak Imran Khan India 1091 @ 51.95 38.77 Aus Waugh S.R India 1090 @ 41.92 38.41 Eng Boycott G India 1084 @ 57.05 36.37 Aus Langer J.L India 1047 @ 40.27 38.29 Eng Vaughan M.P India 1016 @ 72.57 36.07 Win Lara B.C India 1002 @ 34.55 35.36
Aus Bradman D.G England 5028 @ 89.79 34.28 Aus Border A.R England 3548 @ 56.32 36.08 Win Sobers G.St.A England 3214 @ 60.64 34.52 Aus Waugh S.R England 3200 @ 58.18 38.13 Win Lara B.C England 2983 @ 62.15 39.14 Win Richards I.V.A England 2869 @ 62.37 35.40 Saf Mitchell B England 2732 @ 54.64 38.13 Aus Hill C England 2660 @ 35.47 35.03 Aus Chappell G.S England 2619 @ 45.95 32.51 Aus Taylor M.A England 2496 @ 42.31 38.53 Ind Gavaskar S.M England 2483 @ 38.20 30.95 Aus Harvey R.N England 2416 @ 38.35 32.60 Win Haynes D.L England 2392 @ 47.84 37.47 Win Greenidge C.G England 2318 @ 50.39 35.47 Saf Taylor H.W England 2287 @ 44.84 37.77 Win Kanhai R.B England 2267 @ 41.98 34.15 Aus Trumper V.T England 2263 @ 32.80 34.91 Aus Boon D.C England 2237 @ 45.65 40.32 Aus Lawry W.M England 2233 @ 48.54 35.12 Aus Waugh M.E England 2204 @ 50.09 38.64 Aus Gregory S.E England 2193 @ 25.80 31.54 Aus Armstrong W.W England 2172 @ 35.03 35.61 Ind Tendulkar S.R England 2150 @ 61.43 40.07 Aus Chappell I.M England 2138 @ 41.12 32.94 Win Chanderpaul S England 2124 @ 50.57 36.75 Win Lloyd C.H England 2120 @ 45.11 33.24 Aus Morris A.R England 2080 @ 50.73 37.97 Saf Nourse A.D England 2037 @ 55.05 39.86
Pak Inzamam-ul-Haq Sri Lanka 1559 @ 59.96 39.03 Ind Tendulkar S.R Sri Lanka 1408 @ 56.32 38.56 Ind Azharuddin M Sri Lanka 1215 @ 55.23 40.34 Nzl Fleming S.P Sri Lanka 1166 @ 58.30 39.14 Win Lara B.C Sri Lanka 1125 @ 86.54 33.76 Ind Ganguly S.C Sri Lanka 1064 @ 46.26 38.40 Pak Younis Khan Sri Lanka 1004 @ 62.75 34.73
Eng Compton D.C.S South Africa 2205 @ 53.78 43.98 Eng Hammond W.R South Africa 2188 @ 62.51 44.29 Aus Ponting R.T South Africa 2030 @ 56.39 31.34 Win Lara B.C South Africa 1715 @ 49.00 31.96 Aus Harvey R.N South Africa 1625 @ 81.25 43.52 Eng Hutton L South Africa 1564 @ 52.13 47.01 Eng Hobbs J.B South Africa 1562 @ 60.08 33.52 Aus Hayden M.L South Africa 1487 @ 43.74 30.94 Slk Jayawardene D.P.M.D South Africa 1472 @ 70.10 33.62 Eng Stewart A.J South Africa 1450 @ 39.19 33.40 Eng Woolley F.E South Africa 1354 @ 42.31 35.55 Eng Sutcliffe H South Africa 1336 @ 55.67 44.39 Win Chanderpaul S South Africa 1319 @ 47.11 32.81 Eng Atherton M.A South Africa 1315 @ 43.83 33.85 Ind Tendulkar S.R South Africa 1202 @ 35.35 35.16 Win Gayle C.H South Africa 1200 @ 48.00 32.15 Slk Sangakkara K.C South Africa 1182 @ 53.73 32.96 Aus Waugh S.R South Africa 1147 @ 49.87 33.33 Aus Waugh M.E South Africa 1135 @ 42.04 34.99 Ind Dravid R South Africa 1132 @ 36.52 32.22 Nzl Fleming S.P South Africa 1072 @ 41.23 34.77 Eng Cowdrey M.C South Africa 1021 @ 39.27 33.20 Eng Hussain N South Africa 1010 @ 43.91 31.15 Eng Butcher M.A South Africa 1007 @ 38.73 32.75
Ind Gavaskar S.M Pakistan 2089 @ 56.46 35.01 Aus Border A.R Pakistan 1666 @ 59.50 34.36 Aus Chappell G.S Pakistan 1581 @ 63.24 37.65 Slk Jayasuriya S.T Pakistan 1490 @ 51.38 35.42 Slk de Silva P.A Pakistan 1475 @ 42.14 35.52 Aus Taylor M.A Pakistan 1347 @ 79.24 36.18 Ind Vengsarkar D.B Pakistan 1284 @ 44.28 34.48 Ind Sehwag V Pakistan 1276 @ 91.14 36.44 Ind Dravid R Pakistan 1236 @ 53.74 36.91 Slk Ranatunga A Pakistan 1210 @ 33.61 34.48 Eng Gower D.I Pakistan 1185 @ 49.38 34.84 Win Lara B.C Pakistan 1173 @ 53.32 34.95 Saf Kallis J.H Pakistan 1149 @ 60.47 34.43 Aus Langer J.L Pakistan 1139 @ 56.95 35.58 Win Richards I.V.A Pakistan 1091 @ 41.96 32.44 Ind Amarnath M Pakistan 1080 @ 45.00 32.57 Aus Ponting R.T Pakistan 1061 @ 81.62 34.39 Ind Tendulkar S.R Pakistan 1057 @ 42.28 36.08 Ind Kapil Dev N Pakistan 1054 @ 27.03 35.24 Aus Hughes K.J Pakistan 1016 @ 40.64 34.62
Pak Javed Miandad New Zealand 1919 @ 79.96 42.31 Aus Border A.R New Zealand 1500 @ 51.72 35.72 Ind Tendulkar S.R New Zealand 1406 @ 52.07 34.82 Saf Kallis J.H New Zealand 1356 @ 67.80 40.58 Ind Dravid R New Zealand 1318 @ 59.91 33.63 Aus Langer J.L New Zealand 1196 @ 62.95 37.22 Aus Boon D.C New Zealand 1187 @ 47.48 37.72 Eng Gooch G.A New Zealand 1148 @ 52.18 39.61 Eng Stewart A.J New Zealand 1147 @ 45.88 43.36 Eng Cowdrey M.C New Zealand 1133 @ 59.63 40.47 Aus Waugh S.R New Zealand 1117 @ 38.52 38.10 Pak Asif Iqbal New Zealand 1113 @ 42.81 41.63 Saf McGlew D.J New Zealand 1100 @ 64.71 47.61 Eng Atherton M.A New Zealand 1088 @ 68.00 41.04 Aus Chappell G.S New Zealand 1076 @ 56.63 39.31 Pak Inzamam-ul-Haq New Zealand 1059 @ 66.19 42.55 Eng Gower D.I New Zealand 1051 @ 50.05 35.42 Eng Hammond W.R New Zealand 1015 @ 112.78 48.24
Slk Atapattu M.S Zimbabwe 1145 @ 95.42 48.01 Ind Dravid R Zimbabwe 979 @ 97.90 42.11 Ind Tendulkar S.R Zimbabwe 918 @ 76.50 42.62 Nzl Astle N.J Zimbabwe 813 @ 50.81 40.86 Pak Inzamam-ul-Haq Zimbabwe 772 @ 42.89 42.03 Slk Jayasuriya S.T Zimbabwe 730 @ 42.94 47.12 Saf Kallis J.H Zimbabwe 679 @ 169.75 42.54 Nzl Fleming S.P Zimbabwe 640 @ 37.65 40.81 Pak Mohammad Yousuf Zimbabwe 616 @ 68.44 39.50 Bng Habibul Bashar Zimbabwe 578 @ 38.53 48.21 Ind Das S.S Zimbabwe 560 @ 62.22 42.26 Slk Sangakkara K.C Zimbabwe 536 @ 89.33 50.13 Ind Ganguly S.C Zimbabwe 530 @ 44.17 42.84 Pak Saeed Anwar Zimbabwe 519 @ 39.92 40.13 Nzl Parore A.C Zimbabwe 513 @ 46.64 38.66 Aus Hayden M.L Zimbabwe 501 @ 250.50 46.00
Slk Sangakkara K.C Bangladesh 876 @ 73.00 46.75 Slk Jayawardene D.P.M.D Bangladesh 863 @ 66.38 47.63 Slk Dilshan T.M Bangladesh 771 @ 77.10 43.68 Saf Smith G.C Bangladesh 743 @ 82.56 51.82 Slk Samaraweera T.T Bangladesh 600 @ 66.67 45.56 Slk Vandort M.G Bangladesh 565 @ 56.50 50.37 Ind Tendulkar S.R Bangladesh 556 @ 139.00 44.19 Eng Trescothick M.E Bangladesh 546 @ 109.20 41.91 Pak Mohammad Yousuf Bangladesh 503 @ 251.50 54.70

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