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Top Ten Test-ODI-T20 Openers/ Middle Order Batsmen of England Cricket Team

by on December 30, 2010
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Top Ten Test Openers/ Middle Order Batsmen of England Cricket Team 

England’s Test cricket team is well known from its history. There have been many renowned and classic Test match openers and middle order batsmen in this team since the 30’s. They were all very talented, sharp and hard-hitting batsmen. Sir Leonard Hutton was regarded as the most technical and finest batsman, and he was the first professional captain of England’s cricket team. With 364 runs in a Test match, he is still at the top most position in the list of the top ten Test match openers and middle order batsmen of England. This post presents a list of the top ten test cricket openers and middle order batsmen of England.

Batsman

Runs Year
Sir Leonard Hutton 364 20 Aug 1938
Wally Hammond 336* 31 Mar 1933
Graham Gooch 333 26 Jul 1990
Andy Sandham 325 3 Apr 1930
John Edrich 310* 8 Jul 1965
Tip Foster 287 11 Dec 1903
Peter May 285* 30 May 1957
Denis Compton 278 1 Jul 1954
Dennis Amiss 262* 16 Feb 1974
Tom Graveney 258 4 Jul 1957

Top Ten ODI Openers/ Middle Order Batsmen of England Cricket Team 

England’s cricket team is considered one of the hardest working teams with its dedicated and motivated players. It has a very glorious history in its past. Batsmen of England’s team always put up a tough fight for their opponent in ODI matches. There are many renowned and outstanding players in this team. Robin Smith is one of those English players who has scored 167(not out) runs in his ODI career to earn first place amongst the openers/middle order batsmen of England. Here is the list of best openers/middle order batsmen of England.

Batsman Runs Year
Robin Smith 167* 21 May 1993
David Gower 158 15 Jan 1983
Andrew Strauss 154 12 Jul 2010
Andrew Strauss 152 21 Jun 2005
Bill Athey 142* 18 Jul 1986
Graham Gooch 142 20 Nov 1987
Dennis Amiss 137 7 Jun 1975
Marcus Trescothick 137 12 Jun 2001
Graham Gooch 136 29 May 1989
Keith Fletcher 131 11 Jun 1975

 

Top Ten T20 Openers/ Middle Order Batsmen of England Cricket Team 

England has some of the finest and most refined Twenty 20 openers and middle order batsmen. With the passage of time, their players have put up an extraordinary and mind-blowing talent in the fast format of Twenty 20 matches. They have a versatile and reliable batting line for Twenty 20 matches. Eoin Morgan, with his inventive and audacious stroke play, has proven his mettle in Twenty 20 matches. With 85(not out) runs, he is at the top in the list of top ten Twenty 20 openers and middle order batsmen of England.

Batsman Runs Year
Eoin Morgan 85* 13 Nov 2009
Paul Collingwood 79 28 Jun 2007
Kevin Pietersen 79 13 Sep 2007
Kevin Pietersen 73* 6 May 2010
Marcus Trescothick 72 15 Jun 2006
Luke Wright 71 5 Jun 2009
Eoin Morgan 67* 19 Feb 2010
Craig  Kieswetter 63 16 May 2010
Kevin Pietersen 62 20 Feb 2010
Ian  Bell 60* 13 Jun 2008
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