Top 5 batsman fastest to reach 10000 runs in Test Cricket: It is never an easy task to achieve 10000 runs mark in Test Cricket. Only few legends have crossed this mile-stone in Cricket history yet there are many more players to be added upon this list. Here are the Top 5 batsman fastest to reach 10000 runs in Test Cricket
Sachin Tendulkar is the most complete and worshipped batsman. Sachin with his unique style of batting and technique holded Indian Cricket team in an top position for many years . Sachin made his name in almost every Cricket records and 10000 runs is an part of it. He scored 10000 runs in his 122nd test match against rivilary Pakistan. Scahin has scored 15921 runs just 79 runs short of 16000 runs, he played 200 test matches and has made 51 100’s and 68 50’s with an average of 53.78
Rahul Dravid, Wall of Indian Cricket Team is a classical Test batsman. He is an never give up player who made many records in Test Cricket. Rahul Dravid scored 10000 runs in his 120th match against South Africa, he has scored 13288 runs in 164 matches with an highest score of 270. He maintained an average of 52.31 with 36 Centuries and 63 Half-Centuries.
Ricky Ponting, a right-hand top order batsman from Australia known as Run-machine of early 2000 became the third fastest batsman to reach 10000 runs, he achieved this feet in his 118th match against England. He captained Australian Cricket Team for many years, with his manly batting he has scored 13378 runs with an average of 51.85 and highest an score of 257. Ponting has made 41 100’s and 62 50’s in Test Cricket.
Kumar Sangakara , Late captain of Sri Lanka scored 10000 mile –stone in his 115th match against Bangladesh. Sangakara has scored 12400 runs in 134 matches with 38 100’s and 52 50’s with an carrer best 319 runs. Sangakara is an consistent batsman in Test Cricket who one-handedly saved many matches for his team, his average in Test Cricket is 57.40.
Brain Lara, West Indies. In his Test debut, he scored 44 runs and took 6 against Pakistan. Lara against England in Antigua scored an unbeaten 400 and became the first man to score 400+ runs in Test Cricket. Brain Lara became the fastest batsman to score 10000 runs in Test Cricket 111 matches against England. Lara has scored in 11953 runs in 131 matches with an average of 52.88 including 34 100’s and 48 50’s .