Most Test Runs For New Zealand 

New Zealand is one of those countries that love to play test cricket rather than any other format. Kiwi batters can play good cricket in any nation in the world regardless of the conditions. But they are equally exceptional at playing fast bowling as any good batter in the world. New Zealand has played 460 test matches so far and many batters have come and gone. Let’s have a look at the top batters with the most test runs for New Zealand.

Ross Taylor made the most test runs for New Zealand

Ross Taylor 

Former middle order batsman Ross Taylor holds the top place on the list of most test runs for New Zealand. Starting in 2007, Taylor made 7633 runs in 112 test matches at a decent average of 44.66. The veteran batter was a part of the New Zealand side which won the 2019-21 circle of World Test Championship in Southampton. 

Kane Williamson

Current New Zealand captain, Kane Williamson gets 2nd place in making the most test runs for New Zealand. Playing 90 matches, Williamson has amassed 7633 runs at a staggering 54.13 average. Famous as one of the best batters of this era, Williamon has hit 25 tons which is the most by any Kiwi batsman in tests. 

Stephen Fleming

Former Blackcaps skipper Stephen Fleming has scored the 3rd most test runs for New Zealand. In his 14 years (1994-2008) of test career, Fleming accumulated 7172 runs at a healthy average of 40.06 in 111 games. The southpaw also holds the record of most test fifties for New Zealand (46). 

Brendon McCullum

One of the most aggressive batters of all time, Brendon McCullum finds himself in the 4th spot in terms of making the most test runs for New Zealand with 6453 runs in 101 matches. McCullum has the highest individual score by a Kiwi player in test, 302 against India in 2014 in Wellington. McCullum was known for his hard hitting irrespective of the situation. 

Player Matches Innings Runs Average Best 50s100s
R Taylor112196768344.662903519
K Wiliamson90157763354.132513325
S Fleming111189717240,06274*4609
B McCullum101176645338.643023112
M Crowe77131544445.362991817
J Wright82148533437.821852312
T Latham70123488142.07264*2413
Who is the highest run scorer for New Zealand in test?

Ross Taylor with 7683 runs. 

Who made the most test runs for New Zealand?

Ross Taylor made the most test runs for New Zealand (7683). 

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