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Indian opener Mayank Agarwal makes his way to the 2nd spot in the list of highest run scorers in ICC Test Championship, while Smith is at the Top.
After an amazing display of run scoring in Indore Mayank Agarwal is 2nd in the list of highest run scorers this year in Test Cricket and in the ICC Test Championship as well.
Mayank Agarwal who scored 243 against Bangladesh in the First Test Match showed the Cricketing World that what quality player he is. This was his only 3rd century in Test matches and 2 out them are Double centuries. He scored 215 against South Africa and now scored 243 against Bangladesh and smashed the ball all around the park.
In eight Tests, Agarwal has notched up 858 runs at an average of 71.50 with three hundreds and as many fifties since his debut against Australia in boxing Day test match. With 740 runs this year, he is the second highest run-getter in Test cricket after Steve Smith (774).
After the beginning of the Test Championship Mayank Agarwal has scored 663 runs in 9 innings and at the top is Steve Smith with 774 runs in 7 innings.
Top Leading Scorers in ICC Test Championship so far:
1) Steve Smith
Making a comeback into Test Cricket Steve Smith proved everyone why he is the no. 1 test batsmen in the World. He made return to Cricket in Ashes earlier this year. He played 4 matches and scored 774 runs in 7 innings he played there with an average of over 100.00
2) Mayank Agarwal
The Indian opener comes 2nd in the list with 663 runs in 9 innings he played. For sure he will be a go through man for India in future with Rohit Sharma. Also now he is at 11th place in the ICC Test Rankings for test batsmen. India is really lucky to have most of the players in top positions in the Test Rankings.
3) Anjikya Rahane
The Vice Captain of Indian Side is finally back in the rhythm we all know him for. He struggled for a century in past 2 years and the wait was over with a century against West Indies. Then he scored another century against South Africa in home conditions. Anjikya Rahane has scored 573 runs so far in 9 innings.
4) Rohit Sharma
The Hit man made a comeback into the Test team and this time as an opener. Rohit Sharma opening an inning in test cricket was much awaited for every Indian fan and when finally got the opportunity to open he grabbed it with both hands and scored twin centuries in his return. So far he has scored 546 runs and most of them came against South Africa when he scored 3 centuries in a series.