Former England captain Joe Root has become the 14th player to score 10,000 runs in Test cricket. England won the Test match against New Zealand at Lord’s on Sunday, while Joe Root also made his name on the list of batsmen who scored 10,000 runs by scoring his 26th century in Test cricket. England’s Alastair Cook was the 14th batsman to score 10,000 runs in root Test cricket and the second-best in England. Root performed this feat in his 118th Test match.
Joe Root has become the 14th player to score 10,000 runs in Test cricket
Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for most runs scored in Test cricket. Tendulkar has scored 15,921 runs in 339 innings of 200 Test matches at an average of 53.78. Ricky Ponting of Australia is the second-highest run-scorer in Test cricket. He scored 13,378 runs in 287 innings at an average of 51.82 in 168 Test matches. Younis Khan of Pakistan is also among the players who scored 10,000 runs.