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Top 5 leading run-scorers in the league phase of the ICC World Test Championship

June 9, 2021

Written By,

Ankit Seth

The league phase of the ICC World Test Championship concluded with a Test series between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. India and New Zealand secured the top spots and qualify for the ICC World Test Championship final. Quite a few batsmen impressed with the bat in the league stage of the ICC World Test Championship. However, only a few managed to consistently score runs for their team. That said, here are the 5 leading run-scorers in the league phase of the ICC World Test Championship:

5. Ajinkya Rahane (1095 runs)

At no 5 in this list is Indian cricketer Ajinkya Rahane. In 17 Test matches in the league phase of the WTC, Rahane amassed an impressive 1095 runs in total. The Indian Test vice-captain boasts an impressive batting average of 43.8 in the league phase of the World Test Championship.

4. Ben Stokes (1334 runs)

England all-rounder Ben Stokes is the 4th highest run-scorer in the league phase of the ICC World Test Championship. Stokes batted brilliantly throughout the league phase of the ICC World Test Championship. In just 17 Test matches in the league phase of the WTC, Stokes smashed an impressive 1334 runs in total.

3. Steve Smith (1341 runs)

At no 3 in this list is Australian cricketer Steve Smith. In 13 Test matches in the league phase of the World Test Championship, Smith amassed 1341 runs in total. The Australian smacked 4 centuries and 7 fifties for Australia in the league phase of the World Test Championship.

2. Joe Root (1660 runs)

Joe Root is the 2nd highest run-scorer in the league phase of the World Test Championship. In 20 matches in the league phase of the World Test Championship, Root smacked 1660 runs in total. The England Test captain boasts an impressive batting average of 47.42 in the league phase of the World Test Championship.

1. Marnus Labuschagne (1675 runs)

At no 1 in this list is Australian cricketer Marnus Labuschagne. In 23 innings in the league phase of the World Test Championship, Labuschagne amassed 1675 runs in total. Labuschagne crossed the 1500 run mark during the home series against India.

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Written By,

Ankit Seth