Most Runs in WTC for India

Virat Kohli surpasses Rohit Sharma in terms of scoring the most runs in WTC for India.

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Most Runs in WTC for India

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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. Meanwhile, the Indian cricket team is ending 2023 by playing the first test match of the 2-match test series against South Africa. On Day 1 of the first test match, Virat Kohli surpassed Rohit Sharma in terms of scoring the most runs in WTC for India. Here are the top 3 batmen with most runs in the World Test Championship for India.

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Most Runs in WTC for India

1. Virat Kohli – 2101 Runs

Virat Kohli has struggled to get going in the middle but still is the highest run-scorer for India in WTC. He has scored 2101 runs in 35 matches and has an average of 38.90. He has four centuries and nine half-centuries to his name and in the ongoing South Africa series, the cricketer will be eager to extend his numbers.

2. Rohit Sharma – 2097 Runs

India skipper Rohit Sharma has scored 2097 runs in 26 matches so far in the World Test Championship. He has been one of the most consistent performers as he has an average of 52.42 and has hit seven centuries and six half-centuries in the last four years.

3. Cheteshwar Pujara – 1769 Runs

Pujara was brilliant and consistent at first but then lost his rhythm but still stands third on this list. He has played 35 matches in the World Test Championship so far, scoring 1769 runs in the process. He has a batting average of 29.98 and has hit one century and 15 half-centuries. He hasn't been included in the ongoing South Africa series and it's looking like BCCI will not consider him in the future as well.

Most runs for India in World Test Championship (Top Five):

  • Virat Kohli – 2101 runs

  • Rohit Sharma – 2097 runs

  • Cheteshwar Pujara – 1769 runs

  • Ajinkya Rahane – 1589 runs

  • Rishabh Pant – 1575 runs

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