Australia and West Indies are all set to play a three-match Test series in Australia. It is a game of contrasts now, but it was once considered one of the best rivalries in cricket. West Indies are out of the equation for the 2022-23 World Test Championship and on the other hand, Australia are favorites to play the final at the Oval in 2023. So here are the top 5 scorers in Australia vs West Indies Tests.
#5 Steve Waugh
Former Australian captain and one of the best Test batsmen Australia has ever produced, Steve Waugh is the only Australian player in our top 5 list. In 32 Test matches he played against the West Indies, he made 2192 runs.
#4 Clive Lloyd
Former West Indies captain, two-time World Cup winner and a great player of his era, Clive Lloyd is No. 4 on our list. Lloyd played 29 matches against Australia, scoring 2211 runs at an average of 50.25. he also got 6 centuries against Aussies.
#3 Desmond Haynes
another West Indies legend and one of the best of his era, Desmond Haynes is No. 3 on our list. Desmond played 33 matches against Australia, scoring 2233 runs at an average of 42.13. he also scored 5 centuries and 14 half-centuries against Australia.
#2 VIV Richards
One of the greats of the game, VIV Richards is a legend in cricket. He was one of the most dangerous batsmen to play cricket. VIV Richards is also the idol of many modern day cricketers because he used to play like today in his era. he played 34 Test matches against Australia, scoring 2266 runs at an average of 44.43 including 5 centuries and 14 half-centuries.
#1 Brian Lara
Brian Lara is the most successful West Indian batsman and he was also one of the best of his era. Lara was in a different class when it comes to playing in white. He played 30 Test matches against Australia, making 2815 runs at an average of 52.12. he also has 9 centuries and 11 half centuries against Aussies.