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Top 5 batsmen who scored more test runs as captain in their teams.

Cricket: The captain played a vital role in their teams. When a player becomes the captain of the team a huge responsibility they will take. His role becomes very important because he leads all team and inspired their players.

Captain responsibility definitely increases in long term cricket format. A player makes a lot of decision under captaincy role, he handles the all situation beside he want to set huge target.

In the history of cricket a lot of world-famous player very impressive role as a captain. But many of them not become the highest test score as a captain. Here we discuss the top five paler who have the highest test scorer as a captain. Let’s know about them.

Stephen Fleming

Stephen Fleming

Stephen Fleming is the New Zealand cricket team, player. He is the third most captain in the test cricket history. Stephen Fleming played 80 test for New Zealand team. It is 14 years carrier he made 5156 runs.

As a captain, Stephen Fleming made 5156 runs with the help of 8 centuries. 274* runs his best score as a captain. He made this best score in 2003 against Sri Lanka in Colombo.

Clive Lloyd

clive lloyd

Clive Lloyd is one of the greatest captains in the history of cricket. For the west indies team, he is most matches captain. Clive Lloyd lead the west indies in 74 matches as a captain. As a captain, his score is 5233 runs in 111 innings. Clive Lloyd best score is 242. He made 5233 runs as a captain with an average of 51.30.

Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting is one of the most successful captains and world-famous player. For the test format, Ricky Ponting is the most successful captain in the history of test cricket. For winning the highest test his number is second.

Ricky Ponting leads the Australian team in 77 matches as a captain in which he wins 48 matches. As a captain for Australia team Ricky Ponting made 6543 runs with the help of 19 centuries in 140 innings. As a captain, his best score is 209 runs.

Alan Border

Alan Border

Alan Border is the Australian test cricket team captain and one of the most successful captains in the test cricket history. Alan Border made 6623 runs as a captain in 154 innings with the help of 15 centuries and 35 half-centuries.

Graeme Smith

Graeme Smith

Graeme Smith is the South Africa cricket player. He is the most cricket famous player in the history of the sport but he under the phase of the match-fixing episode.

Graeme Smith took the charge of South Africa cricket team at the age of 22 when Africa team fortunes in cricket. Graeme Smith made South Africa team one of the best cricket team.


Graeme Smith leads the South Africa team in 109 matches. In the test format he one of the best opener. Graeme Smith has a record to winning more than 50 test matches in the history of test cricket.

Graeme Smith is the world-famous cricket player. As a captain, Smith made 8659 runs in test cricket. He made 8659 runs in 193 innings with the help of 25 centuries at the average of 48.

In the history of test cricket 25 centuries no other player have. Graeme Smith has a record of 25 centuries as a captain in the history of test cricket. During the captaincy of Graeme Smith South Africa team is one of the best team in cricket.

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