The third cycle of the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) 2023-25 has started with a bang. And the batters have started to pile up runs in this ultimate tournament.

England and Australia have kicked off their WTC campaigns in the Ashes 2023, while India and the West Indies have started off in the Caribbean. In the sub-continent, Sri Lanka and Pakistan are playing for crucial WTC points.

With that, the battle between bat and ball has begun, with batters looking to score big and cement their place at the top of the run charts.

In this article, we’ll list the leading run scorers in the WTC 2023-25 cycle.

Leading Run Scorers in WTC 2023-25 Cycle

Yashasvi Jaiswal (IND)9161028214*68.533/4
Zak Crawley (ENG)122296618943.901/7
Usman Khawaja (AUS)122494314141.001/5
Joe Root (ENG)1222936122*46.803/4
Ben Duckett (ENG)122281415337.001/3
Mitchell Marsh (AUS)101875011846.871/6
Steve Smith (AUS)122473811035.141/4
Rohit Sharma (IND)91670013146.663/3
Ben Stokes (ENG)122268515531.131/4
Marnus Labuschagne (AUS)122465311129.681/5

Key Stats

As of now, England opener Zak Crawley is leading the run chart, closely followed by his Australian counterpart, Usman Khawaja. The latter is also one of the leading run scorers in Tests in 2023.

Pakistan’s Saud Shakeel scored the first double century of the WTC 23-25 cycle against Sri Lanka in the first Test at Galle, Sri Lanka. It is also the highest individual score of this WTC cycle so far.

Yashavi Jaiswal, the Indian opener, scored 171 runs on his Test debut against the West Indies. This is the second-highest individual score by a debutant in the WTC since its inception.

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