The marquee clash promises high entertainment between the two best Test outfits in the world. Virat Kohli’s team finished as the leaders in the league stage of the ICC WTC, while Kane Williamson’s side is now the number 1 ICC Test side following their 1-0 series win over England at Edgbaston on Sunday.
Australia’s Marnus Labuschagne was the top scorer in the cycle with 1675 runs followed by England skipper Joe Root with 1660. But which was the team with the highest runs scored during this two-year cycle? Let’s find out how many runs each team scored in total.
ICC World Test Championship 2019-21: Team-Wise Most Runs Scored In The Tournament
9. Bangladesh – 3175 runs
Bangladesh finished at the bottom of the ICC WTC table; they were winless in their 7 matches – 6 loss and 1 draw – in this cycle. Their series loss to West Indies, 2-0 at home was their lowest point, having been touted as a strong outfit in home condition.
Overall Bangladesh’s batsman could muster 3175 runs at an average of 25.19; captain Mominul Haque was their leading run-scorer in this particular tournament scoring 534 runs with the help of a couple of centuries. Mehidy Hasan Miraz and Najmul Hossain Shanto were the only other two batters to reach three digits.