ICC World Test Championship: 5 Highest Run Scorers In The Tournament So Far

ICC World Test Championship: 5 Highest Run Scorers In The Tournament So Far

Marnus Labuschagne
Marnus Labuschagne (Image Credit: Twitter)
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India and New Zealand are set to play the final match of the ICC World Test Championship. The match will start on June 18, 2021, at Rose Bowl Cricket Stadium in Southampton, England. Both the teams India and New Zealand topped the ICC World Test Championship points table to grab a spot in the final.

India has a PCT of 72.2 per cent which gave them the top spot in the points table. New Zealand has a PCT of 70 per cent which put them on the 2nd spot in the points table. During the ICC World Test Championship tournament, India played 6 Test series. India won 12 matches and lost 4, while 1 ended in a draw. On the other hand, New Zealand played 5 Test series during the tournament. New Zealand won 7 matches and lost 4. New Zealand was the first team to book to spot in the final.

England and Australia had a narrow chance to qualify for the final but after India defeated England 3-1 in the home series, India booked its place in the final against New Zealand.ICC World Test Championship witnessed many exciting and nail-biting Test matches. Many players also played beautiful knocks during the tournament which impressed cricket fans all around the globe. Here we look at the 5 highest run-scorers in the ICC World Test Championship so far.

ICC World Test Championship: 5 Highest Run Scorers In The Tournament So Far

5. Ajinkya Rahane

Ajinkya Rahane
Ajinkya Rahane (Image Credit: Twitter)

India Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane is the 5th leading run-scorer in ICC World Test Championship. The right-handed batsman Rahane is also the leading run-scorer for India in the tournament. Rahane, who plays as a middle-order batsman, has played 17 matches in ICC World Test Championship so far. In 28 innings, Rahane has scored 1095 runs at an average of 43.80. He has smashed 3 centuries and 6 half-centuries. His highest knock is 115 runs which he hit during India vs South Africa 3rd Test in October 2019.

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