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Yashasvi Jaiswal : Will Jaiswal reach the 800 mark? A chance to become the ‘first’ Indian batsman leader








Leaders Online Desk: 4 matches of the 5-match Test series between India and England have been played. Indian cricket team is leading the series 3-1. India’s left-handed opener Yashasvi Jaiswal holds the top spot in terms of most runs in the series. He has so far scored 655 runs in 8 innings of 4 Test matches at an average of 93.57. It includes two centuries and two fifties. His highest score so far in this series is 214 not out.

Last Test at Dharamshala

The final match of the five-match Test series will be played from March 7 at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamshala. Yashasvi Jaiswal has a chance to create history by scoring 145 runs in this match. If he achieves this milestone, he will become the first Indian to score 800 or more runs in a Test series.

Currently, Sunil Gavaskar is at the top position

Former cricketer Sunil Gavaskar currently holds the record for most runs in a Test series. He scored 774 runs in 8 innings of 4 Tests at an average of 154.80 in the series against West Indies in 1971. This included his 4 centuries and 3 fifties. His highest score was 220. That test series was played by India in West Indies.

Sunil Gavaskar is the only Indian to score 700+ runs

Sunil Gavaskar is the only Indian batsman to score 700 or more runs in a Test series. He has achieved this feat twice in his career. Gavaskar took 732 wickets in 9 innings at an average of 91.50 in the 6 Test home series against the West Indies in 1978–79. It included 4 centuries and a half-century. His highest score in that series was 205 runs.

Virat Kohli at the third position

Virat Kohli is at the third position in this list. In 2014, Virat Kohli scored 692 runs at an average of 86.50 in 8 innings of 4 Tests against Australia at home. It included 4 centuries and a half-century. Kohli’s highest score in that series was 169. Jaiswal is currently joint fourth on the list with Virat Kohli.

In 2016, Virat Kohli scored 655 runs at an average of 109.16 in 8 innings of 5 Tests against England at home. It also included 2 centuries and 2 fifties and the highest score was 235. Jaiswal has also scored 655 runs in the ongoing series so far.

Highest run-scorer for India in Test series

774 runs: Sunil Gavaskar: v West Indies 1971
732 runs: Sunil Gavaskar: v West Indies 1978
692 runs : Virat Kohli : vs Australia 2014
655 runs : Virat Kohli : vs England 2016
655* runs : Yashasvi Jaiswal : vs England 2024









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