Joe Root Goes Past India Legend Sunil Gavaskar In All-Time Test Runs List

By H.JanGra June 14, 2022

Joe Root has been on a run-scoring spree in Test cricket in the past year

After his batting exploits in the opening Test at Lord's against New Zealand where he scored a century to take England to victory

Root joined an elite list of players to score 10,000 runs in the longest format of the game

Root's 176-run knock in the first innings also helped him go past India batting legend Sunil Gavaskar in the all-time Test runs list.

With a total of 10,191 Test runs, Root is now 12th in the leading run-scorers chart of Test cricket

Gavaskar has 10,122 runs to his name while Root also went past Pakistan great Younis Khan (10,099 runs).