Most Runs in World Test Championship 2019-25

English star Joe Root is the player with the most runs in World Test Championship 2019-25 and he is miles ahead of the other batters.
Joe Root is at the top with the most runs in the World Test Championship 2019-25
Joe Root is at the top with the most runs in the World Test Championship 2019-25 Image - The Financial Express

Test matches are the ultimate format of the game. It tests your patience towards the game day by day. Moreover, it examines a player's game read and a captain's leadership skills each day. Some of the records are created by batsmen and some of them are created by the bowlers. Just like Joe Root leading the charts of the batters with the most runs in the World Test Championship 2019-25.

Joe Root is at the top with the most runs in the World Test Championship 2019-25
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In October 2017, the ICC announced that there would be a Test League which would involve the top nine teams playing series over two years with the top two teams qualifying for a World Test Championship Final. The first ICC World Test Championship started with the 2019 Ashes series and finished with New Zealand lifting the trophy after defeating India in the final in June 2021.

The second ICC World Test Championship was started on 4th August 2021 with the 5-match Pataudi Trophy and finished with the final between India & Australia. Australia won the World Test Championship 2021-23 after defeating India by 209 runs at the Oval. The 2023-25 WTC started with the Ashes in England and will continue till 2025. In this article, we'll talk about the batters who are leading the list of most runs in the World Test Championship.

Most Runs in World Test Championship 2019-25 (Top Five):

1. Joe Root (England) | 3987 Runs

Joe Root is at the top by scoring the most runs in the WTC 2019-25. Labuschagne has to score more than 250 runs to get past Root in the top place. Joe Root is more likely to stay on top of the charts with 3987 runs from 47 Tests. The former England skipper has already struck 12 centuries and 16 half-centuries at an average of 50.46 including a highest score of 228.

2. Marnus Labuschagne (Australia) | 3724 runs

Marnus Labuschagne is the second-highest run-getter in the WTC 2019-25 with 3724 runs in 41 matches, consisting of 11 centuries and 17 half-centuries with the highest score of 215. Labuschagne is 263 runs behind Joe Root from becoming the top scorer in the WTC 2019-25. The Australian right-handed batter has been one of their most consistent batter in the Test format.

3. Steve Smith (Australia) | 3311 Runs

A brilliant campaign for Smith and Australia in the World Test Championship 2021-23 as they lifted the title after defeating India in the Final. Smith contributed with an amazing century in the first inning at Oval which built the foundation for Australia. He would like to continue his brilliant form and is currently at the third spot with 3311 runs in 41 test matches. He has struck 9 centuries and 16 half-centuries with a highest individual total of 211 runs.

4. Ben Stokes (England) | 2710 Runs

The 32-year old Left-handed all rounder is fourth on the list with 2710 runs in 40 matches. Ben Stokes has been one of the most important player in England's test setup. He has consistently performed on the high level and smashed 7 centuries and 12 half-centuries. His stats in the World Test Championship also consists of a terrific inning of 176. If Stokes have to climb up in the list then he has perform on every test matches as he is 601-run behind Steve Smith.

5. Babar Azam (Pakistan) | 2661 runs

The former Pakistan skipper, Babar Azam owns the fifth spot of the World Test Championship 2019-15 leading run-scorers list. The right-handed batsman has scored 2661 runs in only 29 test matches at an average of 55.43. His stats in WTC includes 8 centuries and 15 half-centuries including a brilliant inning of 196. Babar is not in his best form right now and the recently concluded AUS vs PAK test series is the prime example of it. But he can come back strongly and climb up further on this list.

Leading Run-scorers of the World Test Championship 2019-25 (Top Ten):

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