Indian cricket has always been the stronghold of batsmen. India has given many great batsmen to world cricket. Currently, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli of India are two of the best batsmen in the world. Recently, Indian team captain Virat Kohli has crossed the 7000 runs mark in Test cricket.
Out of these 5 batsmen, 4 are perfect test players whereas 1 batsman is a hitter and he is not a proper test batsman. But even then, just by his ability of hard-hitting, he is at the top of this list. And he is Virendra Sehwag aka Veeru Paji.
1. Virender Sehwag
This explosive opener of the Indian team had completed 7000 runs in just 134 innings in Test cricket. He is the fastest Indian batsman to score 7000 runs in Test cricket. Virender Sehwag has also scored two triple centuries in Test cricket.
2. Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar is called the God of cricket. He has made many records in international cricket. He had crossed the 7000-run mark in 136 Test innings. Sachin Tendulkar has scored 15921 runs in his Test career. He holds the record for the most runs scored in Test cricket.
3. Virat Kohli
Currently, Virat Kohli is the captain of the Indian team in all three formats. He is considered one of the best batsmen in world cricket And he is also the number 2 batsman in the ICC Test rankings. He has crossed 7000 runs in 138 innings. Virat Kohli has scored 7054 runs in 81 Tests so far and Virat Kohli’s best score is 254 runs.
4. Sunil Gavaskar
The legendary Indian batsman Sunil Gavaskar, known as Little Master. Sunil Gavaskar completed his 7000 runs in 140 Test innings. Sunil Gavaskar has played 125 Tests in his career, in which he has scored 10122 runs.
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5. Rahul Dravid
Indian team right-handed batsman Rahul Dravid is known as ‘The Wall’ in Test cricket. He is considered one of the greatest batsmen of Test cricket. He scored 7000 runs in his initial 141 innings. Rahul Dravid has played 164 Tests in his career, in which he has scored 13288 runs.
Farhan Ali is a local news reporter who is graduated from Islamia University Bahawalpur. He is a regular writer on BenjaNews.com