Joe Root and Viv Richards (Photo Credits: Facebook)
Ind Vs Eng 2nd Test Match 2021: Chennai vs Chennai MA between India vs England cricket team. In the second innings of the second Test match being played at the Chidambaram Stadium, if the opposition team’s captain Joe Root manages to score 28 runs, then in the case of scoring the most runs in Test cricket, the former Caribbean The legendary batsman will overtake Viv Richards. Viv Richards has scored 8540 runs at an average of 50.2 in 182 innings while playing 121 Test matches for the West Indies cricket team. Richards has 24 centuries and 45 half-centuries in his name. His personal best performance in Test cricket is 291 runs.
Apart from batting, Viv Richards has also made significant contributions to the West Indies cricket team by bowling. Richards has 32 successes in 103 innings for the team. His best bowling performance in Test cricket is two wickets, spending 17 runs.
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Apart from Test cricket, he has scored 6721 runs in 167 innings for the team with an average of 47.0 in 167 innings. He has 11 centuries and 45 half-centuries in ODIs. At the same time, he has taken 118 wickets in 131 innings of the same number of matches.
Talk about the route, which he has scored 8513 runs in 184 innings with an average of 50.07 while playing 101 Test matches for England cricket team. Root has 20 centuries and 49 half-centuries in his name in Test cricket. Apart from batting, he has taken 31 wickets in 90 innings of the same number of matches.