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Updated list of Highest Run Scorers in Test cricket.
Presently SR Tendulkar hold the record of leading run scorer with 15921 runs in 200 matches in Test cricket.

Highest Run Scorer in Test


Player County Span Runs Mat Inns HS Ave 100 50
SR Tendulkar Ind 1989-2013 15921 200 329 248* 53.78 51 68
RT Ponting Aus 1995-2012 13378 168 287 257 51.85 41 62
JH Kallis SA 1995-2013 13289 166 280 224 55.37 45 58
R Dravid Ind 1996-2012 13288 164 286 270 52.31 36 63
KC Sangakkara SL 2000-2015 12400 134 233 319 57.4 38 52
BC Lara WI 1990-2006 11953 131 232 400* 52.88 34 48
S Chanderpaul WI 1994-2015 11867 164 280 203* 51.37 30 66
DPMD Jayawardene SL 1997-2014 11814 149 252 374 49.84 34 50
AR Border Aus 1978-1994 11174 156 265 205 50.56 27 63
SR Waugh Aus 1985-2004 10927 168 260 200 51.06 32 50
SM Gavaskar Ind 1971-1987 10122 125 214 236* 51.12 34 45
AN Cook Eng 2006-2015 9330 119 213 294 46.41 27 44
GC Smith SA 2002-2014 9265 117 205 277 48.25 27 38
GA Gooch Eng 1975-1995 8900 118 215 333 42.58 20 46
Javed Miandad Pak 1976-1993 8832 124 189 280* 52.57 23 43
Inzamam-ul-Haq Pak 1992-2007 8830 120 200 329 49.6 25 46
Younis Khan Pak 2000-2015 8814 101 180 313 54.07 30 29
VVS Laxman Ind 1996-2012 8781 134 225 281 45.97 17 56
MJ Clarke Aus 2004-2015 8643 115 198 329* 49.1 28 27
ML Hayden Aus 1994-2009 8625 103 184 380 50.73 30 29

Updated Date: 24 August 2015

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