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Quiz! Name the Australian batsmen with the most Test runs at No.3

by Wisden Staff 4 minute play

You absolutely smashed our quiz on Test cricket’s greatest run-makers at No.3, but how will you fare when it’s just Australian batsmen?

Some of the biggest names of the game have occupied the one-down position in red-ball cricket with varying degrees of success.

The role itself is a tricky one – an early wicket requires you to essentially assume the opener’s role against the new ball, while a big opening partnership could make you sit with your batting pads strapped on for hours.

Below are the 20 most prolific run-scorers at No.3 to don the baggy green. You have four minutes. Good luck!

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