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

Swann Dravid
by Wisden Staff 5 minute play

In this quiz, you have to name Test cricket’s greatest run-makers at the No.3 position.

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.

The cutoff has been kept at 2,500 runs – a total of 30 batsmen have managed to do so – with only two of them scoring over 10,000 runs at that position. The span denotes the time period when the batsmen played at No.3.

You have five minutes to name them all. Just last names will do.


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