All-rounders are very important in test cricket. They can contribute to both departments of the game. In modern-day cricket importance of all-rounders has increased gradually. In this article, we will talk about those active players who have 2500+ runs and 250+ wickets in the longest format of the game.
#1 Stuart Broad
England’s Speedster, Stuart Broad is a proper bowler in England’s test team. Broad has now developed some batting skills in the past few years. He is no more a wicket thrower in test cricket. He plays only test format and he is still going very strong with increasing age. He has 3640 runs and 598 test wickets in his career.
#2 Ravichandran Ashwin
India’s most valuable test player, Ravichandran Ashwin is second on our list. Ashwin was also a proper spin bowler but he has now become a proper all-rounder in the Indian test team. He is currently ranked the No.1 test bowler and No.2 ranked test all-rounder. Ashwin has 5 test centuries after his name. He has 3185 Runs and 486 test wickets in his career so far.
#3 Ravindra Jadeja
World’s No.1 ranked test all-rounder at present, Ravindra Jadeja of India is a pure asset for the Indian team in all three formats of the game. In the past few years, Jadeja has worked on his batting and he has improved that department of his game. Left-arm spinner Jadeja is a wicket-taker and someone whom you can trust for batting. Jadeja has 2804 test runs and 274 test wickets in his career so far.
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