International Test Cricket - 25 highest run scorers (batsmen)

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Source: ESPN Cricinfo; statistics current to April 2014
Quiz by grantdon
Last updated: April 29, 2014
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First submittedApril 27, 2014
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Runs (Country)
7435 (India)
Sachin Tendulkar
6171 (South Africa)
Jacques Kallis
5989 (Australia)
Ricky Ponting
5889 (West Indies)
Brian Lara
5773 (Sri Lanka)
Kumar Sangakkara
5393 (Aust)
Donald Bradman
5283 (Ind)
Rahul Dravid
5273 (SL)
DPMD Jayawardene
4802 (Ind)
Sunil Gavaskar
4342 (Aust)
Steve Waugh
4132 (Aust)
Michael Clarke
4092 (Aust)
Matthew Hayden
4043 (SA)
Graeme Smith
3996 (Ind)
Virender Sehwag
3918 (WI)
Garfield Sobers
Runs (Country)
3737 (WI)
Shivnarine Chanderpaul
3685 (Eng)
Walter Hammond
3584 (Pak)
Javed Miandad
3580 (Aus)
Allan Border
3557 (Pak)
Younis Khan
3544 (Eng)
Alistair Cook
3536 (WI)
Viv Richards
3485 (Pak)
Mohammad Yousuf
3465 (Aust)
Greg Chappell
3421 (Pak)
3366 (Eng)
Kevin Pietersen
3293 (Aust)
Justin Langer
3046 (SA)
Gary Kirsten
3041 (Eng)
Graham Gooch
3075 (Aust)
Neil Harvey
Level 72
Apr 28, 2014
Unless you take out the bracketted countries, no one is ever going to score any points on this quiz! (and I suspect for the bowling quiz as well)
Level 76
May 28, 2014
Many batsman have scored over 10,000 runs in tests (the highest is Tendulkar with 15,921). Maybe these are old numbers?
Level 60
Feb 4, 2021
That's what I thought. I know these numbers are from 2014, but now Steve Smith and David Warner at least (plus many others) have scored over 5000 test runs.