No.3 spot in the batting order has always been very special as every successful batter batted in this position in their careers. The No. 3 spot is also very important in terms of batting stability. It is always given to that player who can play the role of an anchor. In this article, we will see the top 5 players with the most runs at No.3 in international cricket.
#5 Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is a legend in modern-day cricket and in his career especially in white ball cricket, he batted mostly at the No.3 spot. It is the spot that suits him most and, in that spot, he made 13925 runs which is the fifth highest by any player.
#4 Rahul Dravid
Current Indian head coach and a great batsman of his time, Rahul Dravid batted almost everywhere in the batting order but when it comes to No.3, he scored 14555 runs which is fourth highest by any player at that spot.
#3 Kane Williamson
Kane Williamson has always batted at No.3 in his career. He sometimes bats at No.4 in tests otherwise he is always in the top order. New Zealand captain and a modern-day great, Kane Williamson made 14591 runs at No 3 position.
#2 Kumar Sangakkara
Former Sri Lankan captain and a great cricketer of his era, Kumar Sangakkara is second highest runs getter at No.3 in international cricket. He made 22011 runs while batting at No.3 for his country. Sangakkara was a great all-format batsman and he always played his game at the highest level.
#1 Ricky Ponting
Australia’s most successful captain and most successful batsman, Ricky Ponting made tons of runs while batting at No.3. He made 22869 runs for Australia in international games while batting at No.3. He is the highest run-getter at that position in international cricket.