The Best Batsman In The World: 10 Best Players

Cricket is one of the most popular sports games in the whole nation, and everyone loves to play it in the playground. In the history of cricket, there we have seen many players who have earned the title of the best batsman in the world. By making the best runs and by giving the best performances in different types of cricket tournaments, they have earned recognition for themselves.

If you are interested to find out who is the best batsman in the world or the best batsman in the world all time, then you can find out all of the informative information here in this article. Today we are going explore all of the best batsmen in the whole world who have made the best runs on their names and made the record. In fact, we are also going to share all of the information related to the best batsman in the world in all formats.

Let's find out all of the significant details regarding the best batmen, and now we are going to present the top 10 best batsman in the world. 

All Ten Best Batsmen In The World

People who are searching on the Internet for the best batsman in the world of all time or the best opening batsman in the world, here we are presenting full detail of the best player's name individually. 

Sachin Tendulkar (India)

When we are talking about the number one batsman in the whole world, we cannot miss the chance to take the name of Sachin Tendulkar. Sachin Tendulkar remained Always on the top of the list as the best batsman in the whole world. Even he comes in the top 5 best batsman in the world. Sachin Tendulkar is recognized as the name of the God of cricket and made many centuries and half-centuries in his career. 

Format Matches Highest Runs 50s 100s
Test 200 248* 15,921 68 51
ODI 463 200* 18,426 96 49
T20I 1 10 10 0 0
T20 League 78 100 2334 13 1

Brian Lara (West Indies)

The next best batsman on our list is Brain Lara. He played the first match of his career in 1990 against Pakistan. Even he was one of the greatest left-handers and made many centuries and half-centuries in his whole cricket career. And finally, he became the best batsman in the world ever. 

Format Matches Highest Runs 50s 100s
Test 131 400 11,953 48 34
ODI 299 169 10,405 63 19

Virat Kohli (India)

The third-best batsman in the whole world is Virat Kohli, who represented team India. His aggression and passion for cricket have helped him to earn the position of the best batsman in the whole world. He remains one of the most consistent cricketers who have performed three different cricket formats.

Format Matches Highest Runs 50s 100s
Test 108 254 8,416 28 28
ODI 274 183 12,844 64 46
T20I 115 122 4,008 37 1
T20 League 223 113 6,624 44 5

Vivian Richards (West Indies)

Next, we have on our list Vivian Richards. He is also one of the best cricketers in the whole world and has given many best performances from the team West Indies.

Format Matches Highest Runs 50s 100s
Test 121 291 8,540 45 24
ODI 187 189 6,721 45 11

Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka)

 Next, we have Kumar Sangakkara from Sri Lanka, and he also became one of the best batsmen in the whole world. He has performed very well in his whole cricket career and has entertained all audiences throughout the whole world, giving centuries and Half centuries.

Format Matches Highest Runs 50s 100s
Test 134 319 12,400 52 38
ODI 404 169 14,234 93 25
T20I 56 78 1,382 8 0
T20 League 71 94 1,687 10 0

Ricky Ponting (Australia)

Next, we have our list of Ricky Ponting from Team Australia, who has also earned the position in the top 10 best batsmen in the whole world. Throughout his whole cricket career, he has made many brilliant performances.

Format Matches Highest Runs 50s 100s
Test 168 257 13,378 62 41
ODI 375 164 13,704 82 30
T20I 17 98 401 2 0
T20 League 10 28 91 0 0

Jack Hobbs (England)

 After that, we have Jack Hobbs from team England. He also remained in the top 10 best players' names list. By giving amazing and outstanding performances in his cricket career, he has also given much recognition and appreciation. 

Format Matches Highest Runs 50s 100s
Test 64 211 5410 28 15

Sunil Gavaskar (India) On the other side, Sunil Gavaskar from team India is another best batsmen in the whole world. In his cricket career, he has also performed very well and made centuries and half-centuries.

Format Matches Highest Runs 50s 100s
Test 125 236 10,122 45 34
ODI 108 103 3,092 27 1

Donald Bradman (Australia)

Next, we have Donald Bradman, who has also earned the position of the best batsman in the whole world. He also has of the world many best performances in his cricket career.

Format Matches Highest Runs 50s 100s
Test 52 334 6996 13 29

Wally Hammond (England)

The last-best batsman in the whole world is Wally Hammond. In his cricket life, he has also given many half-centuries and full centuries.

Format Matches Highest Runs 50s 100s
Test 85 336 7249 24 22

Conclusion

Therefore here we have given all of the information regarding the current best batsman in the world. If you want to explore the names of the best players, you can find out them here in this article.

FAQs

Who is the best, Virat or Dhoni?
According to the sources, Dhoni is the best in comparison with Virat Kohli.
Who is best, Tendulkar or Kohli?
Sachin Tendulkar always remained the best, but nowadays, Kohli has also performed very well.
Who is the king of cricket history?
Virat Kohli is the king of cricket history.