Indian batsmen have established their dominance against Australia in Test cricket, with several players surpassing the 2,000-run mark. Leading the pack is the legendary Sachin Tendulkar, who tops the list with a remarkable tally of 3,630 runs. Following closely behind are VVS Laxman with 2,434 runs, Rahul Dravid with 2,143 runs, and Cheteshwar Pujara with 2,074 runs. The current Indian captain, Virat Kohli, is also closing in on the 2,000-run milestone, as he currently stands at 2,037 runs and counting. These impressive numbers highlight the batting prowess of Indian players and their ability to perform consistently against one of cricket’s toughest opponents.
India batters with 2,000-plus Test runs vs Australia
3630 – Sachin Tendulkar
2434 – VVS Laxman
2143 – Rahul Dravid
2074 – Cheteshwar Pujara
2037* – Virat Kohli
In a thrilling moment during the last over of Day 4 in the WTC Final between India and Australia, Virat Kohli smashed a stunning shot to off-spinner Nathan Lyon. The Indian veteran struck a magnificent four, not only adding crucial runs to the team’s chase of a massive target of 444 runs but also achieving a personal milestone. With that boundary, Kohli completed 5,000 runs against Australia across all formats, joining an elite list of players.
Kohli also managed to score 2000 runs against Australia in Test cricket, achieving this feat in his 25th Test against them.