Top 10 Cricketers with Most Combined runs in Test, ODI and T20I

Top 10 Cricketers with Most Combined runs in Test, ODI and T20I

Cricket, the gentleman’s sport, has come a long way from when it was first created in England. Now, it is played in 14 countries all over the world, and there are three formats of the sport: Test Cricket, One Day International and Twenty-20. These mainly vary in time, and number of overs and innings. However, there is also a vast difference in the style of gameplay in all three formats. It is quite natural that each player, with a separate style of playing, is suited for a different format of cricket. But, some great cricketers have proven that they are great at every format. Let us take a look at the Top 10 Cricketers with Most Combined runs in Test, ODI and T20I.

Top 10 Cricketers with Most Combined runs in Test, ODI and T20I

10. Inzamam-ul-Haq

Top 10 Cricketers with Most Combined runs in Test, ODI and T20I

Top 10 Cricket Players with Most Combined runs

Inzamam-ul-Haq played a combined total of 551 innings out of 499 international Test, ODI and T20I matches that he ever participated as a member of the Pakistani national cricket team in his active cricketing career between 1991 and 2007. He scored a combined total of 20,580 international runs in his active career, and is inducted in the tenth place in our list of top 10 cricketers with most combined runs in TEST, ODI AND T20I. Inzamam-ul-Haq played 76 not-out innings for his team in international circuit and dismissed 35 times without scoring any runs in his career. He achieved his career’s best batting score of 329 runs while playing for the Pakistani cricket team, and also achieved his combined overall batting average of 43.32 in his career. Inzamam-ul-Haq scored a combined total of 35 centuries and 129 half-centuries in his career for his national team.

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9. Shiv Chanderpaul

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Top 10 Players with Most Combined runs

Shiv Chanderpaul played a combined total of 551 innings out of 453 international Test, ODI and T20I matches that he ever participated as a member of the West Indian national cricket team in his active cricketing career between 1994 and 2015. He scored a combined total of 20,963 international runs in his active career, and is inducted in the ninth place in our list of top 10 cricketers with most combined runs in TEST, ODI AND T20I. Shiv Chanderpaul played 94 not-out innings for his team in international circuit and dismissed 20 times without scoring any runs in his career. He achieved his career’s best batting score of 203* runs while playing for the West Indian cricket team, and also achieved his combined overall batting average of 45.87 in his career. Shiv Chanderpaul scored a combined total of 41 centuries and 125 half-centuries in his career for his national team.

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8. Sanath Jayasuriya

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Top 10 Batsmen with Most Combined runs

Sanath Jayasuriya played a combined total of 651 innings out of 586 international Test, ODI and T20I matches that he ever participated as a member of the Sri Lankan national cricket team in his active cricketing career between 1989 and 2011. He scored a combined total of 21,032 international runs in his active career, and is inducted in the eighth place in our list of top 10 cricketers with most combined runs in TEST, ODI AND T20I. Sanath Jayasuriya played 35 not-out innings for his team in international circuit and dismissed 53 times without scoring any runs in his career. He achieved his career’s best batting score of 340 runs while playing for the Sri Lankan cricket team, and also achieved his combined overall batting average of 34.14 in his career. Sanath Jayasuriya scored a combined total of 42 centuries and 103 half-centuries in his career for his national team.

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7. Brian Lara

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Cricketers with Most Combined runs

Brian Lara played a combined total of 521 innings out of 430 international Test, ODI and T20I matches that he ever participated as a member of the West Indian national cricket team in his active cricketing career between 1990 and 2007. He scored a combined total of 22,358 international runs in his active career, and is inducted in the seventh place in our list of top 10 cricketers with most combined runs in TEST, ODI AND T20I. Brian Lara played 38 not-out innings for his team in international circuit and dismissed 33 times without scoring any runs in his career. He achieved his career’s best batting score of 400* runs while playing for the West Indian cricket team, and also achieved his combined overall batting average of 46.28 in his career. Brian Lara scored a combined total of 53 centuries and 111 half-centuries in his career for his national team.

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6. Rahul Dravid

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Top 10 Cricket Stars with Most Combined runs

Rahul Dravid played a combined total of 605 innings out of 509 international Test, ODI and T20I matches that he ever participated as a member of the Indian national cricket team in his active cricketing career between 1996 and 2012. He scored a combined total of 24,208 international runs in his active career, and is inducted in the sixth place in our list of top 10 cricketers with most combined runs in TEST, ODI AND T20I. Rahul Dravid played 72 not-out innings for his team in international circuit and dismissed 21 times without scoring any runs in his career. He achieved his career’s best batting score of 270 runs while playing for the Indian cricket team, and also achieved his combined overall batting average of 45.41 in his career. Rahul Dravid scored a combined total of 48 centuries and 146 half-centuries in his career for his national team.

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5. Jacques Kallis

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Cricket Records – Most Combined runs

Jacques Kallis played a combined total of 617 innings out of 519 international Test, ODI and T20I matches that he ever participated as a member of the South African national cricket team in his active cricketing career between 1995 and 2014. He scored a combined total of 25,534 international runs in his active career, and is inducted in the fifth place in our list of top 10 cricketers with most combined runs in TEST, ODI AND T20I. Jacques Kallis played 97 not-out innings for his team in international circuit and dismissed 33 times without scoring any runs in his career. He achieved his career’s best batting score of 224 runs while playing for the South African cricket team, and also achieved his combined overall batting average of 49.10 in his career. Jacques Kallis scored a combined total of 62 centuries and 149 half-centuries in his career for his national team.

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4. Mahela Jayawardene

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Cricket – Most Combined runs

Mahela Jayawardene played a combined total of 725 innings out of 652 international Test, ODI and T20I matches that he ever participated as a member of the Sri Lankan national cricket team in his active cricketing career between 1997 and 2015. He scored a combined total of 25,957 international runs in his active career, and is inducted in the fourth place in our list of top 10 cricketers with most combined runs in TEST, ODI AND T20I. Mahela Jayawardene played 62 not-out innings for his team in international circuit and dismissed 47 times without scoring any runs in his career. He achieved his career’s best batting score of 374 runs while playing for the Sri Lankan cricket team, and also achieved his combined overall batting average of 39.15 in his career. Mahela Jayawardene scored a combined total of 54 centuries and 136 half-centuries in his career for his national team.

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3. Ricky Ponting

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Top 10 Batsmen with Most Combined runs in Test, ODI and T20I

Ricky Ponting played a combined total of 668 innings out of 560 international Test, ODI and T20I matches that he ever participated as a member of the Australian national cricket team in his active cricketing career between 1995 and 2012. He scored a combined total of 27,483 international runs in his active career, and is inducted in the third place in our list of top 10 cricketers with most combined runs in TEST, ODI AND T20I. Ricky Ponting played 70 not-out innings for his team in international circuit and dismissed 39 times without scoring any runs in his career. He achieved his career’s best batting score of 257 runs while playing for the Australian cricket team, and also achieved his combined overall batting average of 45.95 in his career. Ricky Ponting scored a combined total of 71 centuries and 146 half-centuries in his career for his national team.

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2. Kumar Sangakkara

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Most Combined runs Scored in Career

Kumar Sangakkara played a combined total of 658 innings out of 590 international Test, ODI and T20I matches that he ever participated as a member of the Sri Lankan national cricket team in his active cricketing career between 2000 and 2015. He scored a combined total of 27,819 international runs in his active career, and is inducted in the second place in our list of top 10 cricketers with most combined runs in TEST, ODI AND T20I. Kumar Sangakkara played 67 not-out innings for his team in international circuit and dismissed 27 times without scoring any runs in his career. He achieved his career’s best batting score of 319 runs while playing for the Sri Lankan cricket team, and also achieved his combined overall batting average of 47.07 in his career. Kumar Sangakkara scored a combined total of 63 centuries and 152 half-centuries in his career for his national team.

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1. Sachin Tendulkar

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Top 10 Players with Most Combined runs in Test, ODI and T20I

Sachin Tendulkar played a combined total of 782 innings out of 664 international Test, ODI and T20I matches that he ever participated as a member of the Indian national cricket team in his active cricketing career between 1989 and 2013. He scored a combined total of 34,357 international runs in his active career, and is inducted in the top place in our list of top 10 cricketers with most combined runs in TEST, ODI AND T20I. Sachin Tendulkar played 74 not-out innings for his team in international circuit and dismissed 34 times without scoring any runs in his career. He achieved his career’s best batting score of 248* runs while playing for the Indian cricket team, and also achieved his combined overall batting average of 48.52 in his career. Sachin Tendulkar scored a combined total of 100 centuries and 164 half-centuries in his career for his national team.

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Many other players have also given remarkable performances in all three formats of cricket. Some players have also proven themselves to be great cricketers with their performances in each format, and they are no less as cricketers. However, the Top 10 Cricketers with Most Combined runs in Test, ODI and T20I have set records that speak volumes about their prowess. They are not only suited for the slow but true to technicality format of Test cricket, as well as the fast and exciting T20 format.