The upcoming Test Championship final between India and Autralia has started to get a lot of attention. After all, the top ranked side will try and lay their hands at the ultimate prize in the longest format of the game. Not to forget, they have the opportunity to win their maiden Test Championship title, with New Zealand winning the inaugural edition.
Talking about India and Australia, they have a rich history together in red-ball cricket. Not to mention, they play a Border-Gavaskar Trophy against each other. Meanwhile, in this listicle, we will discuss the top-three run getters from Australia against India across eras.
Top three run getters for Australia against India
The former Australia skipper 29 games against India. From 1996 to 2012, the right-hander has amassed 2555 runs at an astonishing average of 54.36 including eight hundred and 12 fifties and a highest score of 257 runs. The two-time ODI World Cup winning captain remained not out four times.
Ponting’s successor, Clarke also loved playing against the Asian side. Not to forget, he made his Test debut against India in 2004. From then till 2014, the right-hander played 22 games and has 2049 runs at an average of 53.92 including seven hundred and six fifties and a highest score of 329 not out.
He is the only player in the list who never led the Aussie side ever. Meanwhile, from 2001 to 2008, the two-time World Cup winner played 18 games against India and has 1888 runs at an average of 59 including six hundred and eight fifties and a highest score of 214 runs.