Playing 99 tests is itself a very big achievement. Players who have played more than 99 tests ok cricket are already classified as legends of the game. In this article, we will tell you about the top 5 highest run-getters after 99 tests.
#5 Rahul Dravid
Present Indian head coach and former Indian test legend, Rahul Dravid batted in 167 innings till his 99 tests in which he made 8492 runs which is fifth highest by any batter after 99 tests.
#4 Kumar Sangakkara
Former Sri Lankan captain and a legend of the game, Kumar Sangakkara is fourth highest run-getter in tests after 99 tests. Sangakkara played in 166 innings till his 99 tests in which he made 8572 runs.
#3 Younis Khan
Pakistan’s test legend Younis Khan is third highest run-getter in tests after 99 tests. Younis Khan made many runs in his career but he made 8594 runs till his 99 tests where he batted in 176 innings.
#2 Brian Lara
West Indies legend Brian Lara is the second-highest run-getter after 99 career matches in test cricket. Lara was one of the finest batters in test cricket. The record for the highest individual score in test cricket is also after his name. Brian Lara made 8833 runs in 174 innings after 99 tests.
#1 Steve Smith
Modern-day test legend, Steve Smith is at No.1 on our list. Smith is arguably the best test batsman of our era. He will be remembered as one of the best to ever play the test cricket. Smith made many runs in his career. Till his 99-career test, he made 9113 runs in 175 innings which shows that he is in a league of his own.