England captain Joe Root has scored the most runs in Test cricket this year. In 2021, Root scored 1630 runs in 14 Tests at an average of 62.69.
Highest Runs in Test Cricket 2021: Test cricket has dominated international cricket this year. In the same year, the final of the first World Test Championship took place. Apart from this, India won the Test series on Australian soil. After that, they won the series at home with teams like England and New Zealand. Now there are only a few more days left until the end of this year. India-South Africa and Australia-England will meet in the final Test this year. Before that, let’s find out which batsmen have excelled the most in Test cricket this year.
England captain Joe Root has scored the most runs in Test cricket this year. In 2021, Root scored 1630 runs in 14 Tests at an average of 62.69. During this time, Root also scored six centuries and three fifties. Root became the highest-scoring batsman in Tests this year. Root’s best performance in 2021 was 228 runs.
The star opener of the Indian team may not be part of Team India in the Test series against South Africa. But, in this ancient cricket format, a lot of runs came from his bat this year. Rohit scored 906 runs in 20 Tests in 2021 at an average of 47.68. During this time, Hitman scored two centuries and four fifties.
Sri Lanka Test captain Dimuth Karunaratne has come a long way this year. However, Karunaratne also scored a lot last year. Dimuth Karunaratne’s bat has scored 902 runs in just seven Tests this year. In 2021, Karunaratne averaged 69.38. This time he scored four centuries and three half-centuries. This year, Karunaratne’s best performance was 244 runs.
Indian star wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant has also excelled in Test cricket this year. He has scored 706 runs in 11 Tests this year. In 2021, Pant scored a century and five fifties with the bat. In 2021, Pant became the highest-scoring wicket-keeper-batsman.