Over the last few years, India have been a force to be reckoned with in Test Cricket. Under the leadership of Virat Kohli, India have achieved great success in the longest format of the game. They have been a team to beat at home and also registered famous series wins in difficult conditions in overseas. Consistent performances helped them reach the final of the World Test Championship.
Unfortunately, they lost to New Zealand in the summit clash. However, besides that, there aren’t many occasions that would make fans feel dejected with India’s performances in the longest format of the game. Since 2020, India registered numerous memorable wins against strong teams such as Australia, England, and South Africa to name a few.
A lot of credit for that should be given to the openers, who laid solid platforms for the team to post formidable totals on the board. The Indian openers have, in fact, do the bulk of the scoring for the team in Test Cricket since 2020.
To further shed light on the runs scored by Indian openers in the last few years, here’s a look at 5 Indian openers with the most 50+ scores by Indian openers in Tests since 2020
5 Indian Openers With The Most 50+ Scores By Indian Openers In Tests Since 2020
Rohit Sharma’s second innings in Test Cricket has been exceptional. He made his comeback in Test Cricket against South Africa in 2019. Rohit has been scoring runs consistently since. He was India’s second-highest run-scorer in Tests in 2020. The following year, he scored the second-most number of runs in the world in Test Cricket. In 11 Tests played in 2021, Rohit Sharma amassed 906 runs in 11 Tests at an average of 47.68.
Rohit Sharma was India’s highest run-scorer in the home Test series against England. Later, when India toured England for a Test series, Rohit Sharma yet again scored the most runs for the team. Since 2020 in Test Cricket, Rohit Sharma has 6 half-centuries to his name- the most by any Indian opener.