new Delhi: Pakistan’s captain Babar Azam’s bat is continuously banging. Be it any format, Babar is proving to be the top batsman of his team. Although the Pakistan team is not able to perform better in the Test series being played these days, but Babar is proving to be effective on the batting front. In the last four matches, he has scored two centuries and three half-centuries. With this brilliant batting, Babar has become the number 1 batsman in the world with the most Test runs in this year (2022). Babar made a new record in 2022 by scoring 1184 runs.
Joe Root in second place
England batsman Joe Root is at number two in this matter. Root has scored 1098 runs. On the other hand, Usman Khawaja of Australia is third with 1080 runs, Johnny Bairstow of England is fourth with 1061 runs and Australia’s Marnus Labuschagne is fifth with 957 runs. Australia’s Steve Smith is in sixth place with 876 runs. England captain Ben Stokes is seventh with 870 runs and England’s Jack Crawley is eighth with 844 runs. Pakistani batsman Imam-ul-Haq occupied the ninth position with 837 runs and Abdullah Shafiq occupied the tenth position with 823 runs. The ICC has nominated the top 5 batsmen for this year’s ICC Awards.
Five of the top 10 Test run-scorers of this year have been shortlisted for #iccawards 2022 👀
Check out the nominations 👉 https://t.co/phUdrKMZ53 pic.twitter.com/F4sTgAAbbc
— ICC (@ICC) December 31, 2022
— BCCI (@BCCI) December 31, 2022
not a single indian batsman
The special thing is that not a single Indian batsman is included in the top 10 batsmen. This list includes 3 batsmen from Pakistan, 4 from England and 3 from Australia. The Indian team played less Tests in 2022 than other teams. India played a total of 7 Tests in January 2022 including 2 against South Africa, 2 against Sri Lanka, 1 against England and 2 against Bangladesh. In which India won against Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Indian batsman Rishabh Pant is on top in terms of Indian cricketers. He hit 680 runs in 12 innings of 7 matches. He was ranked 16th in terms of scoring the most runs among players worldwide.