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Top 10 all time highest run scorers for Australia in Test

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Top 10 all time highest run scorers for Australia in Test

Cricket is one of the most popular sports in the world. It is played globally around the world. Cricket has been played since 15th century. But, the first ever test match was played in 1877 between England and Australia in England.Forms of cricket range from Twenty20, with each team batting for a single innings of 20 overs, to Test matches played over five days.The earliest reference to cricket is in South East England in the mid-16th century. It spread globally with the expansion of the British Empire, with the first international matches in the second half of the 19th century. The game’s governing body is the International Cricket Council (ICC), which has over 100 members, twelve of which are full members who play Test matches. The game’s rules, the Laws of Cricket, are maintained by Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) in London. Now we know about it’s history let’s quickly move to our main topic which is who were all time highest run scorers for Australia in Test.

 David Boon

 David Boon

 David Boon

David Boon is former Australian cricketer who played between 1984 to 1996. In his 12 years of cricketing careers he played 107 test matches and scored 7422 runs with an average of 43.At the age of 17, Boon made his first-class debut for Tasmania during the state’s second season of Sheffield Shield cricket, 1978–79. Englishman Jack Simmons was coaching in Launceston at the time and was also captain of the Tasmanian team. He pushed the youngster forward as a possible Test player and mentored him during a long apprenticeship at first-class level.

Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor is a former Australian cricketer who played between 1989 to 1999. In his career of 10 years. He played 104 matches and played 7525 runs with an average of 43. He was Test opening batsman from 1988 to 1999, as well as captain from 1994 to 1999, succeeding Allan Border. His predominant fielding position was first slip. He was widely regarded as an instrumental component in Australia’s rise to Test cricket dominance, and his captaincy was regarded as adventurous and highly effective.

 Steve Smith

Steve Smith

Steve Smith

Steve Smith is the right hand middle order batsman who represents Australia in all the three formats. He is also one of the highest run scorer for Australia. He is still playing cricket. He has played 77 matches till now and scored 7540 runs with an average of 61. Although he was initially selected for Australia as a right-arm leg spinner, Smith later played primarily as a batsman. After a few matches in 2010 and 2011, he was a regular player in the Australian team after 2013, and took over captaincy from Michael Clarke in late 2015, after which he predominantly batted at number 3 or 4. Now he became the member of fabulous four.

 Justin Langer

Justin Langer

Justin Langer

Justin Langer former Australian cricketer who represented Australia in Test and ODIs. He is currently the head coach of Australia. He is also one of the highest run scorer for Australia. He played 105 matches and scored 7696 runs with an average of 45. Born in Perth, Western Australia, Langer excelled at cricket from an early age, representing Western Australia at under-age level, as well as the Australia under-19 team. He also won a scholarship to the Australian Cricket Academy at the Australian Institute of Sport in 1990.

 Mark Waugh

Mark Waugh

Mark Waugh

M Waugh was seeking to force his way into the Australian team at the start of the 1988–89 season. He started poorly, with a duck and 18 against Queensland and not taking a wicket. In the next match he made a duck and appeared to be in control in the second innings when he was run out for 46. He then faced the touring West Indies, Waugh was dismissed for nine in the first innings. In the second innings, Waugh bounced back to score an unbeaten 103 from 163 balls against the undisputed world champions, earning praise from their captain Viv Richards.In the following match against Tasmania, Waugh was immediately out for a duck attempting a cut shot, but made 100 not out in the second innings.

 Matthew Hayden

Matthew Hayden

Matthew Hayden

Hayden holds the record for the highest score made by an Australian batsman in Tests (380). This is also the record for the highest individual test score by an opening batsman in Tests.His innings of 201 against India in Chennai remains the 2nd highest score by an Australian in India. Upon his retirement, in January 2009, Hayden’s Test average was 50.7; he had scored the second most runs in Test cricket by an opening batsman; and was equal 6th (with Jacques Kallis) on the all-time list for Test centuries.

 Michael Clarke

Michael Clarke

Michael Clarke

Michael Clarke is the first captain for Australia in Twenty20 Internationals. His ODI shirt number of 23 was passed on to him by Shane Warne after his international retirement. Nicknamed “Pup”, he is a right-handed middle-order batsman, an occasional left-arm orthodox spin bowler and also a slip catcher. He represented New South Wales at a domestic level.In January 2011, Clarke stood down as captain of the Australian Twenty20 cricket team to concentrate on his Test and ODI performance.

 Steve Waugh

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Steve Waugh

After ten first-class matches for NSW, he made his Test debut against India in the 1985–86 season, in the Second Test at Melbourne. He scored 13 and 5 and took 2/36 in the first innings. Failing to make a substantial score in the series (he tallied 26 runs in four innings), Waugh was retained for the subsequent tour of New Zealand. He had a good all-round match in the Second Test at Christchurch, making 74 and claiming 4/56, but his batting average was only 17.40 for the series, scoring 86 runs. Waugh had more success in the one-day format during the season. He made his debut against New Zealand at the MCG and took 1/13 and a catch. He did not bat as the match was washed out.

 Allan Border

Allan Border

Allan Border

Allan Border is regarded as one of the legend of world cricket. The India vs Australia test series regarded as border Gavaskar trophy. He played 156 matches and scored 11174 runs with an average of 50. He was primarily a left hand batsman, but also had occasional success as a part-time left arm orthodox spinner. Border amassed 11,174 Test runs (a world record until it was passed by Brian Lara in 2006). He hit 27 centuries in his Test career. He retired as Australia’s most capped player and leading run-scorer in both Tests and ODIs. His Australian record for Test Match runs stood for 15 years before Ricky Ponting overtook him during the Third Ashes Test against England in July 2009.

 Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting is former right hand batsman who is regarded as the greatest of all time. He is currently the head coach of IPL franchise Delhi Capitals. He played 168 test Matches and scored 13378 runs with an average of 51. He is the only Australian Test captain to have led his side to three separate Ashes series defeats, but led Australia to their second-ever 5-0 Ashes win as well as victory at the 2003 and 2007 Cricket World Cups and was also a member of the 1999 World Cup winning team under Steve Waugh. He also led Australia to ICC Champions Trophy victory twice in a row, in 2006 and 2009.

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