Most Runs in Test Cricket – 1985 – 2023 Interactive Chart and Complete List

Test cricket remains the pinnacle of the game for most spectators. I’d agree with that theory and, I prefer to get immersed in a game over five days.

The test arena also provides the biggest challenge for batsmen. Those who score highly in test cricket are considered to be the best in the sport.

Who Made the Most Runs in Test History?

As of 2021, Sachin Tendulkar still holds the record of having the most runs in a Test career. His 15921 runs scored in 200 matches and 329 innings are followed by Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting as the 2nd highest run scorer with 13378 runs.

Check out the following interactive chart of players who have scored the most test runs between 1985 and 2021. It will update automatically for those players who are still active but read on for a closer look at the names who appear on it.

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