Fab 4 batsmen live up to their reputation because they let their performances do the talking, more often than not during the games. When it comes to the current Fab 4 that are doing the waves in international cricket, they are none other than Virat Kohli, Steve Smith, Joe Root and Kane Williamson.
These four batsmen are cut above the rest of the batters because of their sheer consistency, determination and winning mentality that they bring to the table. They chip in with high-spirited performances and which is the reason why they don’t disappoint the fans.
When it comes to Test cricket, all these four batsmen have been time and again churning out wonderful performances. When a batsman scores a fifty, it is considered a good achievement. Moreover, scoring a half-century helps the batsmen gain confidence to score big knocks.
In this listicle, we will now go through the current Fab 4 members with the most fifties in Test cricket.
1. Joe Root
Joe Root has by far been the best Test batsman among the Fab 4 members. The former England captain is the leading run-getter among the active players in Test cricket. The right-handed batsman aggregated 11416 runs at a magnificent batting average of 50.29. He comes first on the list as he scored 60 fifties in Tests.
2. Steve Smith
Steve Smith is one of the best Test batters in the world. Australia’s best batsman is known for his incredible consistency in the longest format of the game. The experienced campaigner has aggregated as many as 9320 runs so far in Tests at an average of 58.62. Notably, he has scored 39 half-centuries so far in Tests.
3. Kane Williamson
Former New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has been one of the best-performing players across all three formats of the game. The right-handed batsman scored 8124 runs at an exceptional batting average of 54.9. Notably, he has hit as many as 33 half-centuries in the longest format.
4. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is currently the best all-format batsman in the world without a shadow of any doubt. The former Indian captain scored 8676 runs in Tests at an average of 49.3. Overall, he scored 29 fifties in Tests.
Updated as of August 7, 2023*