New Delhi. Joe Root did wonders in the first match of the 5 Test series being played between India and England in Hyderabad. Root achieved a special achievement when he scored 10 runs on the first day of this match. He became the highest run-scorer in the Test between India and England. In this matter Root left Sachin Tendulkar behind. Root achieved the feat of becoming the highest run-scorer batsman in the India-England Test by hitting a four off Axar Patel in the 21st over of England’s innings.
Sachin had scored a total of 2535 runs in 53 innings of 32 matches of the India-England Test series at an average of 51.73. These include 7 centuries and 13 half-centuries. The best score is 193 runs against England.
Root’s most runs in India-England Test series
At the same time, Root has so far scored 2555 runs in 46 innings of 26 Tests at an average of 62.31. It includes 9 centuries. 218 runs against India is his best score in Test. He played this innings during the 2021 India tour.
4 thousand runs in Root’s WTC
Not only this, Root has become the first batsman in the history of the World Test Championship to cross the 4 thousand run mark. Now he has 4016 runs in his name in 48 tests. These include 12 centuries and 16 half-centuries. The World Test Championship started in 2019. Root was out after scoring 29 runs in the Hyderabad Test against India.
Kohli is also 9 runs away from 2 thousand test runs against England
Sunil Gavaskar is at third place in this list. He scored 2348 runs at an average of 38.2 in the Test against England. Whereas, Sir Alastair Cook has 2431 runs in his name. Total has scored 7 centuries against India. Virat Kohli is also 9 runs away from completing 2000 Test runs against England. Kohli has scored five centuries against England.