Top 5 Indian Batsmen To Reach 8000 Runs Mark In Test Cricket

The upgrowing talent which India is producing in the field of cricket is unbelievable. The records which seem unbreakable are now considered achievable for the youngsters. Recently, the modern-day master Virat Kohli added another feather in his achievements cap by reaching the milestone of 8000 runs in test cricket. Now Virat Kohli has become the 5th quickest Indian batsmen to achieve the milestone.

However, there had been many legends who achieved the 8000 runs mark more earlier and in fewer innings. Here, is the list of the top 5 Indian batsmen who achieved the 8000 runs milestone in test cricket with fewer innings.

Indian batsmen to achieve the 8000 runs mark in test cricket in fewer innings

1. Sachin Tendulkar(154 innings)

The God of cricket Sachin Tendulkar whose cricketing career is full of achievements is also the fastest Indian batsman to complete the 8000 run mark. Sachin has taken only 154 innings to complete this milestone which is recognized as the second fastest to complete the 8000 run mark.

2. Rahul Dravid(157 innings)

The wall of Indian cricket Rahul Dravid was one of the key players behind the tremendous success of the Indian test team on foreign soil. Dravid whose classic batting style was remarkable, is also on the list of batsmen who have achieved the 8000 runs mark in test cricket. Dravid has taken only 157 innings to achieve this milestone.

2. Virendra Shewag(160 innings)

The sultan of Multan Virendra Sehwag who is known as one of the most destructive openers in the world has taken 160 innings to achieve the milestone of 8000 runs in test cricket. Sehwag who has a high temperament to score runs and win the match for his team this milestone is just a part of his marvelous cricketing career.

4. Sunil Gavaskar(166 innings)

The little master Sunil Gavaskar who is the legend of the game has taken just only 166 innings to complete the 8000 run milestone in test cricket. Gavaskar had a tremendous career and was considered one of the greatest batsmen of his era.

5. Virat Kohli(169 innings)

Virat Kohli who is one of the best batsmen of the decade has also made his name embedded in the list of legends who achieved the 8000 run mark in test cricket. Kohli has taken 100 matches and 169 innings to achieve the milestone. Kohli is also in the race to achieve the milestone of fastest batsman to complete 10,000 runs mark.

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Tauqeer Belal
Tauqeer Belal
Tauqeer is a young writer who is enthusiastic about the game of cricket and writes about what is going on in the game of cricket around the world. Currently, he is pursuing his Journalism degree from St. Xaviers' College, Ranchi.


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