Most Runs in Test Cricket – 1985 – 2021 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 Cricket?

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 scorer with 13378 runs.

The top 20 players all being retired now, their records will hold for a decade at the least.