Top 10: Pakistani Batters with Most Test Runs in SENA Countries

Pakistani cricketers, like their Asian counterparts, have had a tough time scoring runs in Tests played in SENA countries — South Africa, England, New Zealand, and Australia.

The fact that close to 20 batters have been able to cross the 1000-run mark in SENA conditions paints the picture clearly.

However, a few batters got themselves going in those tough conditions and got crucial runs under their belts.

On that note, let’s look at the top 10 Pakistani batters with the most Test runs in SENA countries.

Pakistani Batters with Most Test Runs in SENA Countries

Javed Miandad2935416648.91
Mohammad Yousuf2368305742.28
Younis Khan2329305643.94
Zaheer Abbas2174315540.25
Azhar Ali1902326232.79
Saleem Malik1854304647.53
Mushtaq Mohammad1765275037.55
Asif Iqbal1718264442.95
Majid Khan1576254536.65

Key Insights

2935: Pakistan’s greatest batsman, Javed Miandad, leads the run chart in SENA countries with 2935 Test runs to his name.

48.91: Miandad played in 41 Tests and scored runs at an impressive average of 48.91, which is the most among the batters with 1000+ runs in SENA.

274: Pakistan’s elegant batter, Zaheer Abbas, announced his arrival in style as he notched up 274 runs against England in 1971. What’s special about this knock is that this was his overall second Test match and first in England. Moreover, this remains the highest score by a Pakistani batter across SENA countries.

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20: Only 2 Pakistani batters have 20 or more 50+ scores in these countries combined. Miandad has 22 50+ scores, while former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has 20 knocks.

14: Wicketkeeper-batter Wasim Bari has an unwanted record of having the most ducks in SENA to his name. Out of his 57 innings, Bari was dismissed on a duck 14 times. Another former keeper-batter, Kamran Akmal, follows him with 10 ducks.

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