Scoring runs in English conditions can be a challenging experience owing to the nature of the pitches and weather conditions. The cricket fraternity has witnessed batters struggling to produce a spark in English conditions.
Over a decade, England pacers made use of the conditions to better effect and troubled the opposition batsmen. Case in point, the Indian batters have found it literally tough to go about their business against the England bowlers.
No matter how hard they try, they have played right into the hands of England. English pitches are generally known for their tendency to offer a great deal of assistance for swing and seam bowlers.
Needless to say, some batsmen did make adjustments and tweaked their batting technique to tackle the challenge. In this listicle, we will learn more about the seven current Indian batsmen with the most runs in the last 10 Test innings in England.
1. KL Rahul
KL Rahul is one of the Indian cricketers who has thrived in overseas conditions with such ease. The right-handed batsman comes first on the list in terms of scoring the most runs (501 runs) in the last 10 Test innings in England.
2. Rohit Sharma
Indian captain Rohit Sharma was long been slammed for not scoring an overseas Test ton. However, he silenced the critics by scoring his maiden Test ton against England at The Oval in 2021. Rohit Sharma scored 432 runs in the last 10 Test innings in England.
3. Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant who is best known for his aggressive approach to the game scored 390 runs in the last 10 Test innings in England.
4. Cheteshwar Pujara
India’s Test specialist, Cheteshwar Pujara comes fourth on the list as he scored 306 runs in the last 10 Test innings in England.
5. Ravindra Jadeja
India’s most productive all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has had a decent bit of success in England. He scored 303 runs in the last 10 Test innings in England.
6. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli who is the best batter in the world across formats struggled quite a lot in English conditions. He scored 262 runs in the last 10 Test innings in England.
7. Ajinkya Rahane
Ajinkya Rahane who has showcased his potential to score crucial runs in overseas conditions, comes next on the list with 210 runs in the last 10 Test innings in England.
Updated as of June 7, 2023*