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Rahul Dravid joins an Elite Club

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Rahul Dravid - The third Indian to score 7,000 runs in Test cricket

Rahul Dravid became the third Indian and the sixth-fastest batsman in Test history to complete 7000 runs in Test cricket. He achieved this coveted milestone during the course of the Mumbai Test against Australia last week. Indians to have scored 7000 runs in Test cricket :

Players Tests Inns NO Runs Hs Avg 100 50
Sunil Gavaskar 125 214 16 10122 236* 51.12 34 45
Sachin Tendulkar 116 188 19 9540 241* 56.45 33 38
Rahul Dravid 82 141 17 7022 270 56.63 17 33


The fastest to achieve the landmark of 7000 Test runs (in terms of innings)

Players Inns Period
Walter Hammond ( Eng ) 131 From 1927-28 to 1946
Sachin Tendulkar ( Ind ) 136 From 1989-90 to 2001-02
Garfield Sobers ( WI ) 138 From 1953-54 to 1970-71
Sunil Gavaskar ( Ind ) 140 From 1970-71 to 1982-83
Vivian Richards ( WI ) 140 From 1974-75 to 1987-88
Rahul Dravid ( Ind ) 141 From 1996 to 2004-05