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Top 5 Test Batsmen with More Away Runs

In cricket making runs away has more importance than making runs at home so we are giving you the top 5 test batsmen with more away runs in the history of the game. These figures were updated on 09th September, 2014 hence they are as fresh as an apple.

Top 5 Test Batsmen with More Away Runs

Although four of the players mentioned here have already retired but then the generation next can certainly aim at what these five players have done while playing away from their home. Making runs in alien conditions is certainly tough work even if you have been at a particular venue many times before, a fresh test match always brings fresh challenges. All these five great players of the test match have proven their strength again and again by making tons of runs on foreign soils. So let us have a quick look at them.

Shivnarine Chanderpaul (West Indies)

Shivnarine Chanderpaul

78 Away Matches

5488 Runs

11 Centuries

203* Best Score

47.31 Away Average

Few batsmen are born to play test match cricket only and Shivenarine Chanderpaul is certainly one of them. He belongs to the old school of test match where patient and spending time at the crease were the main tools of earning runs. Chanderpaul has been the mainstay for the West Indies middle order and the team heavily rely on him, actually West Indies batting revolves around Chnderpaul who takes care of one end always. Over 5000 runs away is certainly the success story of Shivnarine Chanderpaul.

Brian Lara (West Indies)

Brian Lara

66 Away Matches

5736 Runs

17 Centuries

277 Best Score

47.80 Away Average

One of the legends of International cricket and certainly this tag was earned by Brian Lara by playing equally well at away too. Brian Lara was part of the great fall of the West Indies team during the 1990s, but yet he used to score heavily as and when it was required of him. Lara has saved many blushes for his team by playing away, especially in Australia and in England.

Jacques Kallis (South Africa)

Jacques Kallis

74 Away Matches

5919 Runs

20 Centuries

189* Best Score

53.80 Away Average

After looking at the batting statistics for Jacques Kallis in away tests, we must remember that he was an all rounder, so if you add 126 away wickets with a bowling average of 34.24 makes him even better away player than probably the rest of the four players in this list. But we are strictly talking about batting statistics and Jacques Kallis was not at all mug with the bat. He was equally good player of both spin and pace.

Rahul Dravid (India)

File photo of India's Dravid celebraing after completing his century against West Indies in Gros Islet

94 Away Matches

7690 Runs

21 Centuries

270 Best Score

53.03

One of the bests in test crickets is certainly this man. His statistics given above in the away games are although self explanatory, but yet we would like to add one more dimension of his regarding away games which will make him even greater away batsman. Rahul Dravid averages more in away matches rather than at home, this is really a great feat. He averages 53.03 in away games compared to 52.31 at home games. Do we need to say more about this man’s greatness?

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar

106 Away Matches

8705 Runs

29 Centuries

248* Best Score

54.74 Away Average

One more cricketer having more away average than at home is none other than the great Sachin Tendulkar. Not only this, but he has top score of 248* both at home and also at away. It is always difficult to write about Tendulkar because no praise is going to match his greatness. He was the best player at home or away, against pace or spin!

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