Test Cricket - Batting Records and Statistics - Aggregates
 Scoring Career Runs for
  Player Country Career Mat Inns NO Runs HS   100s 50s Avg S/R
1 J H Kallis South Africa 1995-2013 166 280 40 13289 224 45 58 55.37 45.98
2 H M Amla South Africa 2004-2019 124 215 16 9282 311* 28 41 46.64 49.97
3 G C Smith South Africa 2002-2014 117 205 13 9265 277 27 38 48.26 59.69
4 A B de Villiers South Africa 2004-2018 114 191 18 8765 278* 22 46 50.66 54.53
5 G Kirsten South Africa 1993-2004 101 176 15 7289 275 21 34 45.27 43.43
6 H H Gibbs South Africa 1996-2008 90 154 7 6167 228 14 26 41.95 50.26
7 M V Boucher South Africa 1997-2012 147 206 24 5515 125 5 35 30.30 50.11
8 D Elgar* South Africa 2012- 76 134 11 4864 199 13 22 39.54 47.24
9 D J Cullinan South Africa 1993-2001 70 115 12 4554 275* 14 20 44.21 48.97
10 F du Plessis South Africa 2012-2021 69 118 14 4163 199 10 21 40.03 46.33
11 S M Pollock South Africa 1995-2008 108 156 39 3781 111 2 16 32.32 52.53
12 W J Cronje South Africa 1992-2000 68 111 9 3714 135 6 23 36.41 44.64
13 A G Prince South Africa 2002-2011 66 104 16 3665 162* 11 11 41.65 43.71
14 B Mitchell South Africa 1929-1949 42 80 9 3471 189* 8 21 48.89  
15 Q de Kock South Africa 2014-2021 54 91 6 3300 141* 6 22 38.82 70.94
16 N D McKenzie South Africa 2000-2009 58 94 7 3253 226 5 16 37.39 42.01
17 A D Nourse South Africa 1935-1951 34 62 7 2960 231 9 14 53.82  
18 H W Taylor South Africa 1912-1932 42 76 4 2936 176 7 17 40.78  
19 J A Rudolph South Africa 2003-2012 48 83 9 2622 222* 6 11 35.43 43.82
20 T Bavuma* South Africa 2014- 51 87 11 2612 102* 1 19 34.37 47.84
21 J N Rhodes South Africa 1992-2000 52 80 9 2532 117 3 17 35.66 46.31
22 E J Barlow South Africa 1961-1970 30 57 2 2516 201 6 15 45.75  
23 T L Goddard South Africa 1955-1970 41 78 5 2516 112 1 18 34.47  
24 D J McGlew South Africa 1951-1962 34 64 6 2440 255* 7 10 42.07  
25 J H B Waite South Africa 1951-1965 50 86 7 2405 134 4 16 30.44  
26 R G Pollock South Africa 1963-1970 23 41 4 2256 274 7 11 60.97  
27 A W Nourse South Africa 1902-1924 45 83 8 2234 111 1 15 29.79  
28 R A McLean South Africa 1951-1964 40 73 3 2120 142 5 10 30.29  
29 J-P Duminy South Africa 2008-2017 46 74 10 2103 166 6 8 32.86 46.28
30 A N Petersen South Africa 2010-2015 36 64 4 2093 182 5 8 34.88 51.76
31 A C Hudson South Africa 1992-1998 35 63 3 2007 163 4 13 33.45 39.13
32 A K Markram* South Africa 2017- 31 57 1 1973 152 5 9 35.23 57.98
33 B M McMillan South Africa 1992-1998 38 62 12 1968 113 3 13 39.36 42.86
34 E A B Rowan South Africa 1935-1951 26 50 5 1965 236 3 12 43.67  
35 L Klusener South Africa 1996-2004 49 69 11 1906 174 4 8 32.86 59.81
36 V D Philander South Africa 2011-2020 64 94 20 1779 74 0 8 24.04 44.53
37 G A Faulkner South Africa 1906-1924 25 47 4 1754 204 4 8 40.79  
38 H H Dippenaar South Africa 1999-2007 38 62 5 1718 177* 3 7 30.14 41.62
39 K C Bland South Africa 1961-1966 21 39 5 1669 144* 3 9 49.09  
40 W R Endean South Africa 1951-1958 28 52 4 1630 162* 3 8 33.96  
41 R H Catterall South Africa 1922-1931 24 43 2 1555 120 3 11 37.93  
42 K G Viljoen South Africa 1930-1949 27 50 2 1365 124 2 9 28.44  
43 D J Richardson South Africa 1992-1998 42 64 8 1359 109 1 8 24.27 43.27
44 N Boje South Africa 2000-2006 43 62 10 1312 85 0 4 25.23 48.32
45 D W Steyn South Africa 2004-2019 93 119 27 1251 76 0 2 13.60 44.30
46 H B Cameron South Africa 1927-1935 26 45 4 1239 90 0 10 30.22  
47 D T Lindsay South Africa 1963-1970 19 31 1 1130 182 3 5 37.67  
48 J H Sinclair South Africa 1896-1911 25 47 1 1069 106 3 3 23.24  
49 S J Snooke South Africa 1906-1923 26 46 1 1008 103 1 5 22.40  
S/R not calculated for players with incomplete balls faced records

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