Top five: Most Test runs in a calendar year, Root has just one Test to go past Yousuf’s record.

The longest match in cricket is Test cricket. The name Test comes from the fact that the sport is considered as a measure of strength and efficiency between two teams. Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar is the highest run scorer in the world in Test cricket With 15921 Runs. Sri Lanka’s Muttia Muralitharan is the highest Test wicket-taker in the world With 800 wickets.

Speaking of batters with most Test runs in a calender year,  Pakistan’s Mohammad Yousuf holds the record for most Test runs in a single year. Accordingly in this list,

#1 Mohammad Yousuf

Yusuf, a Pakistani cricketer, scored 1788 Test runs in 2006. It is the highest number of Test runs scored by a player in a year.

Yousuf, who had scored 1788 runs in 11 Tests and 19 innings in the year 2006. He achieved an average of 99.33 and the highest score of 202 which he recorded against England at the home of cricket Lords. The right-handed batter amassed 12 50-plus scores in that year with a staggering nine centuries and three half-centuries.

#2 Sir Vivian Richards

West Indies Legend Vivian Richards who notched up 1710 runs in the year 1976 in the exact same number of matches and innings as that of Mohammad Yousuf. The Caribbean batter achieved the feat in 11 Tests and 19 innings with an average of 90.00 and the highest score of 291. He struck seven hundred and five fifties that year. His record stood for 30 long years until Mohammad Yousuf broke it in 2006.

#3 Graeme Smith

Third, on the list is Smith, who Had played 25 innings in 15 games in 2008, has scored 1656 runs. The highest score is 232. The innings average is 72.00. Smith has scored 06 centuries and 06 half centuries in 2008.

#4 Joe Root

On the third day of the second Ashes Test at Adelaide, Joe Root became the fourth-highest run-scorer in Tests in a calendar year. He struck his third half-century this year to go with six centuries. With an average of 62.69 and the highest score of 228, Joe Root has scored 1630 runs in 14 matches and 27 innings and is way ahead of other batters, scoring runs in 2021.

#5 Michael Clark

In 2012, the Australian batsman Michael Clark was a fifth on the list with 1595 Test runs.

Clarke, who played 18 innings in 11 Matches, with unbeaten on 329 in one innings that year against India . He had a terrific average of 106.33 and scored five centuries and three half-centuries that year. He has scored 05 centuries and 03 half centuries that year.


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