Australia have the record of winning most away test matches (393) in the history of the longest format of the game followed by England (374) & West Indies (174). While Ricky Ponting has scored most number of runs in winning cause of away test matches & another Australian Steve Waugh has scored most number of hundreds (13) in this particular criteria.

  • Now we will have a look players to score most away runs in winning cause for each country & overall in the world

Top 5 Players To Score Most Away Test Runs in Winning Cause :

[1] Ricky Ponting (2946)

He has been part of 37 away test wins for Australia in the 8 different countries (Ind, Eng, Sa, Nz, Wi, Sri, Zim & Ban). Pakistan is the only country where he never won a test match. Though he has played only 1 match in Pakistan ( in the year 1998 at Peshawar ) & it was a drawn match.

He has scored 2946 runs with an average of 51.68 in winning cause in away test matches including 1 double century, 10 centuries and 10 half centuries. His best score came against West Indies as he scored 206 in 2003 at Port of Spain.

[2] Younis Khan (2826)

He has been part of 24 away test wins for Pakistan in all the countries (Except Ireland & Afghanistan). He has scored 2826 runs with an average of 94.20 including 3 double centuries, 10 centuries & 8 half centuries in the winning cause in away test matches.

267 is his best score that he scored against India at Bengaluru in the year 2005.

[3] Gordon Greendige (2821)

He has been part of 31 away test wins in 5 countries ( Eng, Aus, Ind, Nz & Pak ) & has scored 2821 runs with an average of 58.77 including 3 double centuries, 9 centuries & 10 half centuries.

His best score came against England at Manchester in 1984 as he scored 223 in that match.

[4] Steve Waugh (2802)

He has been part of 34 away test wins for Autralia & has scored 2802 runs with an average of 84.90 including 1 double century, 13 centuries & 8 fifties.

While his best score came against West Indies at Kingston when he scored 200 in 1995.

[5] Viv Richards (2534)

He has been part of 35 away test wins & contributed 2534 runs with an average of 53.91 which include 1 double hundred, 6 hundreds & 14 half centuries.

291 against England in 1976 at the Oval is his best score.