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.
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
|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|