WTC means World Test Championship. We are in 3rd cycle of the WTC and so far, it looks like quite a successful concept of introducing an ICC trophy in test format. In this article, will see the top 5 openers with the most runs in WTC.
#5 Usman Khawaja
Australian opener, Usman Khawaja was one of the main reasons behind Australia’s success in the WTC’s 2nd cycle. Khawaja made 1760 runs for Australia in WTC which makes him fifth highest run-getter among openers.
#4 Kraigg Brathwaite
West Indies test captain and opener, Kraigg Brathwaite is one of the few players who are playing successful test cricket for the West Indies team. Brathwaite made 1769 runs in WTC which put him at No.4 on our list.
#3 Dimuth Karunaratne
Sri Lankan test captain, Dimuth Karunaratne is at No.3 on our list. He has been in exceptional form in the past few years in test format. Karunaratne made 2020 runs in WTC as an opener.
#2 Rohit Sharma
Indian captain and all-format opener, Rohit Sharma is one of the most successful batters in the Indian team. Rohit as an opener is very successful in all the formats of the game. he made 2035 runs in WTC as an opener which makes him the second-highest run-getter as an opener in WTC.
#1 David Warner
Those who are calling David Warner a finished player in tests should watch his numbers in tests as an opener. He is the highest run-scorer in WTC as an opener with 2040 runs. He is struggling with the form but he was never out from it.