Highest batting average as an opener in test for India

Highest batting average as an opener in test for India
Highest batting average as an opener in test for India
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A lot has changed in the game of cricket but test format still remain to be the purest form of cricket. The level of batting has gone phenomenal and strike rate of batsman have become more good. Above 50 batting average means batsman contribute to team his level best performance at any situation. We have to say highest batting average of Indian opening batsman.

#1. ROHIT SHARMA

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma

Rohit used to play as middle order batsman in earlier of his career in test cricket. He started to promote his batting order against South Africa in India when Hitman scored two double hundred and established his dominace as opener in test cricket. He scored 2215 runs  with 50.34 batting average.

#2. SUNIL GAVASKAR

On this day: Sunil Gavaskar was played 174 balls for 36 runs in ODI world cup
On this day: Sunil Gavaskar was played 174 balls for 36 runs in ODI world cup

Another right handed Indian legendary opening batsman, Gavaskar was magnificent player in test cricket. He played with equal felicity off both front and back feet, had excellent judgement of length and line. He has second most test hundred after Sachin Tendulkar in test format. Gavaskar scored 9607 runs with 50.29 average.

#3. VIRENDER SEHWAG

Virender Sehwag
Virender Sehwag

Indian fire cracking opening batsman sehwag is one of the best opening batsman in test. He has played 104 matches and made 8586 runs with 47.35 average. He has scored 23 hundred in his test career and took 40 wickets.

#4. RAVI SHASTRI

Ravi Shastri is a former Indian batsman and coach. He played 80 matches for India and scored 3830 runs with 35.79 average. He was an batting all-  rounder , capable to bowling in any soil and took 151 wickets.

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#5. GAUTAM GAMBHIR

Gautam was former Delhi based Indian left handed opening batsman and now he is a political leader. He played for India so many years and Gambhir played 58 matches and made 4154 runs with nine century and 41.96 batting average. He played last match against England in 2016.

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