Joe Root created history against New Zealand, scored 10,000 runs in Test cricket

New Delhi. In the ongoing first Test match between New Zealand and England at Lord’s, England are very close to victory. The former captain of the England Test team scored a tremendous century in this match. This century is very special not only for England but also for Joe Root. Joe Root also completed 10,000 runs in Test cricket as soon as he touched the figure of 100 in this innings. He is the second batsman to score 10,000 runs for England. Earlier, Aleister Cook has achieved this feat.

Record for England to score the fastest 9000 runs
Joe Root holds the record for the fastest to 9,000 runs for England. Now touching the figure of 10,000 runs, he has made another record in his name. While he is the second batsman to cross this figure for England, he is the 14th batsman in the world to have achieved this feat in red ball cricket.

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Just 23 runs away from 10,000 runs
Joe Root was unbeaten on 77 runs till the stumps on Saturday and today he has achieved this very special achievement as soon as he scored 23 runs. Joe Root is considered one of the best Test cricketers of the current era and his innings against New Zealand is a testimony to why he is considered one of the legends of Test cricket.

Most Test Runs for Sachin
Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for scoring the most runs in Test cricket. Sachin has scored 15,921 runs in 339 innings of 200 Test matches and his average is 53.78. At the same time, Ricky Ponting of Australia has the most Test runs after Sachin. He has scored 13,378 runs in 287 innings of 168 Test matches at an average of 51.85.

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