England vs India 2021 Test series could not witness the 5th Test as it was cancelled. After support staff members of the Indian camp were affected by Covid-19, team India decided to skip the 5th Test for the safety of the squad. ECB and BCCI will soon conduct talks to reschedule a future date for the Test. Although many cricket fans are disappointed due to the cancellation of the England vs India 5th Test, they did enjoy the rest thrilling matches.
The first 1st Test of the series ended in a draw after rains affected the match on Day 5. In the 2nd Test at Lord’s, India crushed England by 151 runs with a spectacular pace bowling attack. England made a magnificent come in the 3rd Test at Headingly, defeating India by an innings and 76 runs. In the 4 Test, Virat Kohli and their boys outplayed the hosts by 157 runs to gain a 2-1 lead. In this article, we talk about the 5 highest run-scorers of the England vs India 2021 Test series.
England vs India 2021: 5 Highest Run Scorers Of The Series
5. Virat Kohli- 218 Runs
Virat Kohli finished as the 5th highest run-scorer in England vs India 2021 Test series. Although the Indian skipper struggled to bat in the initial games, he played few good knocks in the 3rd and 4th Test. In 7 innings, the 32-year-old player mustered 218 runs at an average of 31.14. The right-handed batsman also smashed 2 half-centuries in the series.
4. Cheteshwar Pujara- 227 Runs
Cheteshwar Pujara ended as the 4th highest run-getter in England vs India 2021 Test series. The right-handed batsman piled up 227 runs in 8 innings at an average of 32.43. Pujara also smacked 2 half-centuries. His 91-run knock in the 4th Test totally impressed the Indian cricket fans.
3. KL Rahul- 315 Runs
KL Rahul finished as 3rd highest run-getter in England vs India 2021 series. KL Rahul scored 315 runs in 8 innings at an average of 39.38. He also smacked 1 century and 1 half-century during the tour. For his magnificent 129-run knock during the 2nd Test at Lord’s, he was awarded player of the match.
2. Rohit Sharma- 368 Runs
Rohit Sharma finished as the 2nd highest run-scorer in England vs India 2021 Test series. Rohit Sharma was the best performing batsman for India during the series, hitting 368 runs in 8 innings at an average of 52.57. Rohit Sharma smacked 2 fifties and 1 century in the series. His fabulous 127 run-knock in the 2nd innings of the 4th Test helped India to set up a big target of 368 runs for England in the final innings and eventually win the match.
1. Joe Root- 564 Runs
Joe Root was the highest run-getter in England vs India 2021 Test series. The England skipper smacked 564 runs in just 7 innings at an amazing average of 94. The right-handed batsman smacked 3 centuries and 1 half-century in the series. His highest knock was unbeaten 180 runs, which he scored in the 2nd innings of the 2nd Test at Lord’s.
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