FASTEST 6000 RUNS IN TEST CRICKET


During the India-England Test Series in Southampton Test Virat Kohli completed his 6000 runs in his 70th Test. He became 10th Indian Batsman and overall 66th Batsman who made 6000 runs in Test Cricket. Virat completed his 6000 runs in 119th inning of his 70th Test which is the second fastest 6000 runs for India.
Sir Don Bradman holds the record of fastest 6000 runs in Test Cricket, he made 6000 runs in 68th inning of 45 Test. For India, the great opener of Test Cricket Sunil Gavaskar made 6000 runs in 117 inning of 65 Test.
Virat also made 1000 runs in a calendar year two times, in 2016 he made 1215 runs in 18 inning of 12 Test with 75.93 average which includes four century and two half century. Second time, in 2017 he made 1059 runs in 16 inning of 10 Test with 75.64 average which includes five century and one half century. This is the list of Batsman who have made fastest 6000 runs in Test Cricket.
Name of Batsman (Country)
Test
Inning
Sir Don Bradman (Australia)
45
68
Sir Gary Sobers (West Indies)
65
111
Steven Smith (Australia)
61
111
Wally Hammond (England)
70
114
Sir Len Hutton (England)
66
116
Ken Barrington (England)
72
116
Kumar Sangkara (Sri Lanka)
71
116
Sunil Gavaskar (India)
65
117
Virat Kohli (India)
70
119


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