Test cricket is a format where the pattern lately has been the ball dominating the bat, contrary to the past decade or so. 2024 will be no different either, as the runs scored by the batsman will be crucial for a team to get the result in their favour.

So we will see the top 10 batters with the most runs in Test format in 2024 here in this space.

Most Runs in Test in 2024

PlayerRunsInningsHigh ScoreAverage
Yashasvi Jaiswal (IND)74011214*74.00
Shubman Gill (IND)4981111049.80
Kane Williamson (NZ)4808133*68.57
Rohit Sharma (IND)4551113145.50
Rachin Ravindra (NZ)446824055.75
Zak Crawley (ENG)407107940.70
Kamindu Mendis (SL)3674164122.33
Ben Duckett (ENG)3431015334.30
Joe Root (ENG)32010122*35.55
Ollie Pope (ENG)3151019631.50

Key Insights

The year 2024 is yet another important one as far as Test cricket is concerned. Though it will be the T20 World Cup year with the 2024 edition to be played in the Caribbean and USA, top Test teams around the world will compete for the 3rd WTC cycle apart. We will also witness non-WTC sides like Afghanistan, Ireland, and Zimbabwe playing red-ball cricket.

The major highlights of the year will be England’s tour of India and then the Men in Blue’s Test tour down under to Australia. So, there will be plenty happening across the globe when it comes to the traditional format of the game.

Aiden Markram’s tally of 106 in the 2nd innings of the Cape Town Test against India. This was the first century made in Test cricket in this calendar year

The Aussie No. 3 batter, Marnus Labuschagne, has scored the most number of fifty-plus knocks in 2024 till now.

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The number of batters to have scored a half-century or more in Test format this year. Apart from Markram and Labuschagne, Mohammad Rizwan, Aamer Jamal, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, and Agha Salman are the others to cross the 50-run mark in an innings.

These are just initial stats and are subject to change in the coming weeks.

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