5000 runs and 50 fielding dismissals
Player Span Mat Inns Runs HS Ave 100 Ct
WR Hammond (Eng) 1927-1947 85 140 7249 336* 58.45 22 110
L Hutton (Eng) 1937-1955 79 138 6971 364 56.67 19 57
RN Harvey (Aus) 1948-1963 79 137 6149 205 48.41 21 64
GS Sobers (WI) 1954-1974 93 160 8032 365* 57.78 26 109
MC Cowdrey (Eng) 1954-1975 114 188 7624 182 44.06 22 120
KF Barrington (Eng) 1955-1968 82 131 6806 256 58.67 20 58
IM Chappell (Aus) 1964-1980 75 136 5345 196 42.42 14 105
CH Lloyd (WI) 1966-1985 110 175 7515 242* 46.67 19 90
GR Viswanath (India) 1969-1983 91 155 6080 222 41.93 14 63
GS Chappell (Aus) 1970-1984 87 151 7110 247* 53.86 24 122
SM Gavaskar (India) 1971-1987 125 214 10122 236* 51.12 34 108
CG Greenidge (WI) 1974-1991 108 185 7558 226 44.72 19 96
IVA Richards (WI) 1974-1991 121 182 8540 291 50.23 24 122
GA Gooch (Eng) 1975-1995 118 215 8900 333 42.58 20 103
DB Vengsarkar (India) 1976-1992 116 185 6868 166 42.13 17 78
Javed Miandad (Pak) 1976-1993 124 189 8832 280* 52.57 23 93
IT Botham (Eng) 1977-1992 102 161 5200 208 33.54 14 120
DL Haynes (WI) 1978-1994 116 202 7487 184 42.29 18 65
DI Gower (Eng) 1978-1992 117 204 8231 215 44.25 18 74
N Kapil Dev (India) 1978-1994 131 184 5248 163 31.05 8 64
AR Border (Aus) 1978-1994 156 265 11174 205 50.56 27 156
MD Crowe (NZ) 1982-1995 77 131 5444 299 45.36 17 71
Saleem Malik (Pak) 1982-1999 103 154 5768 237 43.69 15 65
RB Richardson (WI) 1983-1995 86 146 5949 194 44.39 16 90
DC Boon (Aus) 1984-1996 107 190 7422 200 43.65 21 99
M Azharuddin (India) 1984-2000 99 147 6215 199 45.03 22 105
SR Waugh (Aus) 1985-2004 168 260 10927 200 51.06 32 112
CL Hooper (WI) 1987-2002 102 173 5762 233 36.46 13 115
MA Taylor (Aus) 1989-1999 104 186 7525 334* 43.49 19 157
MA Atherton (Eng) 1989-2001 115 212 7728 185* 37.69 16 83
SR Tendulkar (India) 1989-2013 200 329 15921 248* 53.78 51 115
N Hussain (Eng) 1990-2004 96 171 5764 207 37.18 14 67
MS Atapattu (SL) 1990-2007 90 156 5502 249 39.02 16 58
BC Lara (ICC/WI) 1990-2006 131 232 11953 400* 52.88 34 164
ME Waugh (Aus) 1991-2002 128 209 8029 153* 41.81 20 181
ST Jayasuriya (SL) 1991-2007 110 188 6973 340 40.07 14 78
Inzamam-ul-Haq (ICC/Pak) 1992-2007 120 200 8830 329 49.60 25 81
JL Langer (Aus) 1993-2007 105 182 7696 250 45.27 23 73
GP Thorpe (Eng) 1993-2005 100 179 6744 200* 44.66 16 105
G Kirsten (SA) 1993-2004 101 176 7289 275 45.27 21 83
ML Hayden (Aus) 1994-2009 103 184 8625 380 50.73 30 128
S Chanderpaul (WI) 1994-2014 156 266 11414 203* 51.88 29 65
SP Fleming (NZ) 1994-2008 111 189 7172 274* 40.06 9 171
RT Ponting (Aus) 1995-2012 168 287 13378 257 51.85 41 196
JH Kallis (ICC/SA) 1995-2013 166 280 13289 224 55.37 45 200
R Dravid (ICC/India) 1996-2012 164 286 13288 270 52.31 36 210
SC Ganguly (India) 1996-2008 113 188 7212 239 42.17 16 71
VVS Laxman (India) 1996-2012 134 225 8781 281 45.97 17 135
HH Gibbs (SA) 1996-2008 90 154 6167 228 41.95 14 94
DPMD Jayawardene (SL) 1997-2014 147 248 11671 374 50.09 34 200
Mohammad Yousuf (Pak) 1998-2010 90 156 7530 223 52.29 24 65
TM Dilshan (SL) 1999-2013 87 145 5492 193 40.98 16 77
Younis Khan (Pak) 2000-2014 89 158 7399 313 51.38 23 98
CH Gayle (WI) 2000-2014 102 180 7141 333 42.00 15 96
RR Sarwan (WI) 2000-2011 87 154 5842 291 40.01 15 53
ME Trescothick (Eng) 2000-2006 76 143 5825 219 43.79 14 95
V Sehwag (ICC/India) 2001-2013 104 180 8586 319 49.34 23 91
GC Smith (ICC/SA) 2002-2014 117 205 9265 277 48.25 27 169
AJ Strauss (Eng) 2004-2012 100 178 7037 177 40.91 21 121
IR Bell (Eng) 2004-2014 103* 178 7068 235 45.30 21 84
MJ Clarke (Aus) 2004-2014 105 180 8240 329* 51.50 27 125
HM Amla (SA) 2004-2014 78 136 6411 311* 51.70 22 62
AB de Villiers (SA) 2004-2014 94 158 7289 278* 51.33 19 96
KP Pietersen (Eng) 2005-2014 104 181 8181 227 47.28 23 62
MEK Hussey (Aus) 2005-2013 79 137 6235 195 51.52 19 85
AN Cook (Eng) 2006-2014 107* 191 8257 294 45.61 25 103

Players sorted by order of debut.
Catches made as a wicketkeeper are excluded.

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v India at Southampton, 3rd Investec Test, Jul 27-31, 2014 [Test # 2132 - Live]
    » India 25/1 (14.0 ov, CA Pujara 4*, M Vijay 11*, CR Woakes 0/0) - Stumps
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Jul 24-28, 2014 [Test # 2131]
England v India at Lord's, 2nd Test, Jul 17-21, 2014 [Test # 2130]

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