Australia and West Indies are all set to play a three-match test series in Australia. It is a game of contrasts now but it was once considered one of the best rivalries in cricket. West Indies is out of the equation for the 2022-23 World Test Championship and on the other hand, Australia is favourites to play the finals at the Oval in 2023. So here are the top 5 highest run scorers in Australia Vs West Indies tests.
#5 Steve Waugh
Former Australian captain and one of the best test batsmen Australia has ever produced, Steve Waugh is the only Australian player in our list of top 5. In 32 test matches he played against West Indies he made 2192 runs.
#4 Clive Lloyd
Former West Indies two times world cup winning captain and a great player of his time, Clive Lloyd is at No.4 on our list. Lloyd played 29 matches against Australia in which he scored 2211 runs at an average of 50.25. he also got 6 centuries against the Aussies.
#3 Desmond Haynes
another west Indies legend and one of the best of his time, Desmond Haynes is at No.3 on our list. Desmond played 33 matches against Australia in which he scored 2233 runs with an average of 42.13. he also got 5 centuries and 14 half-centuries against Australia.
#2 VIV Richards
One of the greats of the game, VIV Richards is a legend in cricket. He was one of the most dangerous batsmen to play the game of cricket. VIV Richards is the idol of many modern-day cricketers as well because he used to play like today in his era. he played 34 test matches against Australia in which he scored 2266 runs with an average of 44.43 including 5 centuries and 14 half-centuries.
#1 Brian Lara
Brian Lara is the most successful West Indies batsman and he was also one of the best of his time. Lara was in a different class when it comes to playing in whites. He played 30 test matches against Australia in which he made 2815 runs with an average of 52.12. he also has 9 centuries and 11 half-centuries against the Aussies.