The long format of cricket test format, beside his longest time it also made the game very offensive and interesting. It creates an entertainment environment for fans. We see many players are called favorite for test innings due to their performance and also set them in the test squad to set huge target. They are able to play long innings and stay on the creaser a long time.
Let’s know about five players who have the highest score in the last five years in test cricket. The player who included in this list test time start from 1 August 2014 to 31 July 2019.
The number of David Warner in the highest test score is fifth in the last five years. Warner score is 3896 in 81 innings at the average of 49.31 with the help of 13 centuries and 17 half-centuries. He played 44 test matches. His highest score is 253.
The number fourth in this list is Alistair Cook. Alistair Cook made 4145 in 99 innings at the average of 44.09 with the help of 8 centuries and 20 half-centuries. His highest score is 263. In his last 13 innings, he will not be able to make any half-century.
The Indian captain Virat Kohli number in this list is three. Virat Kohli made 4791 runs at an average of 59.88. He made 19 centuries and 11 half-centuries and his highest score is 243 runs. Currently, he is the captain of the Indian cricket team.
The second-highest scorer is Australian batsman Steve Smith. He was also the former captain of the Australian cricket team and he also faces the one year ban in the case of ball-tampering issue. Steve Smith made 4838 runs in 79 innings at the average of 72.20. He made 19 hundred and 18 half-centuries. His highest score is 239 runs. Steve played 44 matches.
The number one batsman in the list is Joe Root. It is surprising about Joe Root has the highest test scorer in last five years. Joe Root score is 5212 in 111 innings at an average of 50.11. He made 12 centuries and 35 half-centuries. He played 61 test matches.