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Top 10 Batsmen List with Most Runs in a Test Series

Test cricket is the top format of game and scoring runs in this format is not an easy job. Today we are going to checkout the list of cricketers who have scored most runs in a test series. Australia’s Sir Donald Bradman heads the list with 974 runs in a single test series played in 1930 against England.

Sir Don Bradman
Sir Don Bradman

Don Bradman’s is featured three times in the list of top 10 players with most runs in a single test series. The Australian cricketer has the maximum average of 139.14 in 7 innings of 5 tests played during Ashes 1930. It would be very difficult for any cricketer to break this record.

Top 10 players with most runs in a test series

Batsman Versus Matches Innings Runs Average 100s Highest
Don Bradman (Australia) England (1930) 5 7 974 139.14 4 334
Wally Hammond (England) Australia (1928-29) 5 9 905 113.12 4 251
Mark Taylor (Australia) England (1989) 6 11 839 83.90 2 219
Neil Harvey (Australia) South Africa (1952-53) 5 9 834 92.66 4 205
Vivian Richards (West Indies) England (1976) 4 7 829 118.42 3 291
Clyde Walcott (West Indies) Australia (1955) 5 10 827 82.70 5 155
Garry Sobers (West Indies) Pakistan (1957-58) 5 8 824 137.33 3 365*
Don Bradman (Australia) England (1936-37) 5 9 810 90.00 3 270
Don Bradman (Australia) South Africa (1931-32) 5 5 806 201.50 4 299*
Brian Lara (West Indies) England (1993-94) 5 8 798 99.75 2 375

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