Most Runs in The World Test Championship (WTC) 2021-2023

Most Runs in WTC 2021-2023

The current cycle of the ICC World Test Championship has witnessed some remarkable batting performances, from proper Test innings to aggressive ODI-style batting. We have seen everything in the WTC 2021-2023. In this article, we will take a closer look at the top 5 players with the most runs in the ongoing World Test Championship.

Joe Root – England

Joe Root, The most runs in WTC 2021-2023


Joe Root, the backbone of the England batting lineup, stands at the top of the run-scoring charts in the World Test Championship 2021-2023. With a staggering total of 1915 runs in 22 matches, including 8 centuries and 6 half-centuries, Root has been leading from the front. His highest score of 180 not out in the WTC 2021-2023, came against India at Lord’s.

Usman Khawaja – Australia

Usman Khawaja in WTC, the second most runs in WTC 2021-2023


The Australian sensation, Usman Khawaja showcased exceptional form throughout the tournament. Accumulating 1608 runs at an impressive average of 69.91, Khawaja’s batting performance proved vital as Australia is in the WTC 2021-2023 finals. With 6 centuries and 7 half-centuries to his name, his highest score of an unbeaten 195 in the third Test against South Africa highlighted his ability to dominate the opposition and play big innings.

Babar Azam – Pakistan

Babar Azam in WTC


Babar Azam, the Pakistani batting maestro, demonstrated his mastery in Test cricket by amassing 1527 runs at an average of 61.08. With 4 centuries and 10 half-centuries, Azam’s elegant stroke play and impeccable technique mesmerized fans worldwide. His highest score of 196 against the mighty Australia in Karachi displayed his ability to flourish under pressure situations.

Marnus Labuschagne – Australia

Marnus Labuschagne Test century


Marnus Labuschagne’s impact in the World Test Championship has been immense for the Australian team. Scoring 1509 runs at an average of 53.89, Labuschagne’s gritty performances have played a significant role in taking Australia to the final of the WTC 2021-2023. With 5 centuries and 5 half-centuries, including a high score of 204 against the West Indies, he showcased his hunger for big scores.

Jonny Bairstow – England

Jonny Bairstow Test century


Jonny Bairstow, England’s middle-order pillar, secured his place among the top 5 run scorers in WTC 2021-2023. England’s change in approach resulted in a change of fortunes for Bairstow, scoring 1285 runs at an average of 51.40, including 6 hundred and 2 fifties. His ability to play crucial innings in pressure situations was evident throughout the WTC 2021-2023 cycle.

Joe Root2240191553.1960.814180*68
Usman Khawaja1628160869.9150.405195*76
Babar Azam1426152761.0853.151196104
Marnus Labuschagne1933150953.8953.34520455
Jonny Bairstow1528128551.4068.90316226
Steve Smith1930125250.0847.565200*63
Travis Head1726120852.5280.69317563
Dimuth Karunaratne1223105447.9051.92114782
Litton Das1222102446.5456.82014163
Kraigg Brathwaite132699443.2139.05316072
Abdullah Shafique122399247.2341.472160*43
Ben Stokes183297132.3663.17212042
Daryl Mitchell111896060.0053.34219054
Tom Latham132396043.6351.14125262
Dinesh Chandimal101895868.4254.274206*52
Imam Ul Haq91893254.8247.52115743
Temba Bavuma122490045.0049.72417215
Zack Crawley173389427.9361.86112223
Cheteshwar Pujara163088732.8542.093102*16
Devon Conway111988449.1153.83112234
Most Runs in WTC 2021-2023

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