India started the 2023 edition of the Border Gavaskar Trophy with a thumping win over the touring Australian side. With 4 Tests in total, there is no doubt this series is going to be one of the most entertaining Test series of this season.
This will also be the last BGT series with 4 Tests, as the BCCI has recently announced that there will be 5 Tests (like the Ashes Series) from the next edition.
This article will list the highest run-scorers in the Border Gavaskar Trophy scheduled in India.
Most Runs in BGT 2023
|Usman Khawaja (AUS)||7||333||47.57||180||1/2|
|Axar Patel (IND)||5||264||88.00||84||0/3|
|Marnus Labuschagne (AUS)||8||244||40.66||63*||0/1|
|Rohit Sharma (IND)||6||242||40.33||120||1/0|
|Travis Head (AUS)||6||235||47.00||90||0/1|
|Shubman Gill (IND)||3||154||51.33||128||1/0|
|Peter Handscomb (AUS)||6||145||29.00||72*||0/1|
|Steve Smith (AUS)||7||145||29.00||38||0/0|
|Cheteshwar Pujara (IND)||6||140||28.00||59||0/1|
Rohit Sharma, the Indian captain, scored the first century of the series, his first against Australia in Tests. Read the top ten batters who have scored the most runs against Australia in Tests.
Cheteshwar Pujara, the 14th Indian cricketer to feature in 100 Test matches, has a better chance to cross 2000 runs in BGT. Find out the leading run-scorers in tournament history here.
Ravindra Jadeja, who picked his 11th 5-wicket haul in Tests in this series, also added 70 runs in Team India’s lone innings in the Nagpur Test match, declared the Player of the Match in the opening game. He was the MoM in the second game too, and most importantly you will see him leading the wickets column of the Border Gavaskar Trophy 2023.
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