Cricket

Most Test runs by openers in an innings

Openers have one of the toughest jobs in the 24 yards. A rollicking start at the top of the order can put the team in the driver’s seat while a poor start can put them under real test. But some of the premier batters have made it look easy while facing the new ball from experienced pacers in Test cricket.

Data Last Updated: July 23, 2022
PlayerCountryRunsMinsBalls4s6sTeamOpposition
ML HaydenAustralia3806224373811Australiav Zimbabwe
L HuttonEngland364797847350Englandv Australia
ST JayasuriyaSri Lanka340799578362Sri Lankav India
Hanif MohammadPakistan337970-240Pakistanv West Indies
DA WarnerAustralia335*554418391Australiav Pakistan
MA TaylorAustralia334*720564321Australiav Pakistan
GA GoochEngland333628485433Englandv India
CH GayleWest Indies333653437349West Indiesv Sri Lanka
A SandhamEngland325600640280Englandv West Indies
V SehwagIndia319530304425Indiav South Africa
CH GayleWest Indies317630483373West Indiesv South Africa
RB SimpsonAustralia311762743231Australiav England
JH EdrichEngland310*532450525Englandv New Zealand
V SehwagIndia309531375396Indiav Pakistan
Azhar AliPakistan302*658469232Pakistanv West Indies
LG RoweWest Indies302612430361West Indiesv England