Australian cricketer Steve Smith has achieved a new milestone in his cricketing career. He surpassed 7000 run mark in his test career. This achievement is a special one because he has beaten legendary Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and Virat Kohli.
Fastest to 7000 Test runs (innings):
126* – Steve Smith (AUS)
131 – Walter Hammond (ENG)
134 – Virender Sehwag (IND)
136 – Sachin Tendulkar (IND)
138 – Garry Sobers (WI)/Kumar Sangakkara (SL)/Virat Kohli (IND)
Smith is currently the number one test batsman with Virat Kohli following him at the second position. Smith had a great year in test cricket post his return from the ban after the scandalous ‘sandpaper gate’ incident in 2018.