Fastest to Cross 8000 Runs in Test Cricket


  • Batsman Steve Smith of Australia, became the fastest batsman to complete 8,000 runs in Test cricket.
  • He achieved this milestone in his 151st innings of his 85th Test against Pakistan.
  • Previously, the record was held by Left-hander Kumar Sangakkara of Sri Lanka. He crossed 8,000 test runs in his 152nd innings.
  • ‘Little Master’ Sachin Tendulkar of India is the fastest Indian batsman to cross 8000 test runs in his 154th innings in 2002 and Rahul Dravid achieved this in his 158th innings.
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