Scoring runs in home conditions is more manageable in test cricket than in away conditions. Especially for Asian batters, scoring runs in SENA countries like South Africa, England, New Zealand, and Australia is challenging as the pitches in SENA countries have bounce, pace, and swing, making it difficult for any batsman to play. Even though some Asian batsmen have scored plenty of test runs in SENA countries.
1. Sachin Tendulkar (5,387 Runs)
Sachin Tendulkar is considered the most outstanding batsman of all time due to his batting records in India and his overseas records. Even Sachin Tendulkar is a rare batsman with a higher batting average in overseas countries than in India. He is the Asian batsman who has scored the most test runs in SENA countries. In 114 test innings, Sachin Tendulkar scored 5,387 runs with an average of 51. Against every SENA country, Sachin Tendulkar has a batting average of more than 40, which shows he likes to bat in SENA countries.
2. Rahul Dravid (3,909 Runs)
Rahul Dravid is one of the most technically sound batsmen that the world has ever seen. Due to his excellent technique and orthodox batting, he has many matches for India. Especially in test cricket, Rahul Dravid used to be the most reliable batsman in India, and getting him out was the biggest challenge for any bowler. Like Sachin Tendulkar, he also averages more in overseas countries than in India. Even against every SENA country, Rahul Dravid has a good batting average. Amongst Asian batters, he is the second-highest run-scorer in SENA countries. In 89 test innings, Rahul Dravid scored 3,909 runs with a batting average of 49.
3. Virat Kohli (3,591 Runs)
Virat Kohli has always been one of India's important players. Before 2014, his batting records against England were terrible, but in 2018, he made his comeback when he scored runs against England. In SENA countries, Virat Kohli has performed and played many match-winning innings for India. Especially in test cricket, Virat Kohli has scored more centuries in SENA countries than in India. In SENA countries, he has scored 19 test centuries. In 84 test innings, Virat Kohli scored 3,591 runs with a batting average of 43, making him the 3rd Asian batsman with the most test runs in SENA countries.
4. Javed Miandad (2,935 Runs)
Javed Miandad is a former right-handed batsman from Pakistan. He was the player who used to win many impossible and clutch matches for Pakistan. In the 1992 World Cup, Javed Miandad was one of Pakistan's best performers. In SENA countries, he has scored the most test runs for Pakistan. In 66 test innings, Javed Miandad scored 2,935 runs with a batting average of 48. Against SENA Countries, he scored 15 test centuries, which is the most by any Pakistani batsman.
5. VVS Laxman (2,710 Runs)
VVS Laxman is one of the best and most stylish batsmen that India has ever seen. No one can forget his batting elegance, which was eye-pleasing for every cricket viewer. In test cricket, VSS Laxman played many crucial match-winning innings for India. He has scored plenty of runs not only in India but also in SENA countries. In SENA countries, VVS Laxman scored nine centuries. In 75 test innings, VVS Laxman scored 2,710 runs with an average of 40 in SENA venues.
6. Cheteshwar Pujara (2,558 Runs)
Cheteshwar Pujara has always been one of India's most technically compact batsmen. He was the highest run scorer when India won their first-ever test series in Australia. Even in 2021, when India shocked everyone and won another test series in Australia, Cheteshwar Pujara scored considerable runs there. In SENA Countries, his batting performance has always been fantastic. In test cricket, Cheteshwar Pujara has scored 13 centuries in SENA countries. Cheteshwar Pujara played 80 test innings in SENA countries, scoring 2,558 runs with a batting average of 32.
7. Kumar Sangakkara (2,526 Runs)
Kumar Sangakkara is the best batsman that Sri Lanka has ever produced. For Sri Lanka, he is the highest run-scorer in international cricket. This proves that Kumar Sangakkara has plenty of runs in every game format. Even in test cricket, he has also performed and played match-winning in SENA countries. For Sri Lanka, Kumar Sangakkara is the highest run scorer in SENA countries. In 59 test innings, Kumar Sangakkara scored 2,526 runs with a batting average of 45, where he scored 11 centuries as well.
8. Inzamam-ul-Haq (2,503 Runs)
Inzamam-ul-Haq is a former right-handed batsman from Pakistan. Like Kumar Sangakkara, he has also performed and played many match-winnings for his country. Inzamam-ul-Haq is Pakistan's highest run scorer in international cricket. In test cricket, Inzamam-ul-Haq also scored a triple century. He has also performed and scored in SENA countries, where most Pakistani batters usually struggle. In 66 innings, Inzamam-ul-Haq scored 2,503 runs with a batting average of 41, including nine centuries.
9. Sunil Gavaskar (2,464 Runs)
Sunil Gavaskar is one of the greatest batsmen in Indian cricket history. During his time, every team used to have a lethal fast-bowling lineup, and Sunil Gavaskar single-handedly used to play a dangerous bowling lineup. In test cricket, he was the first batsman to achieve 10,000 runs. His records at home and away are sensational. Even in SENA countries, Sunil Gavaskar played many match-winning knocks. In 57 test innings, he scored 2,464 runs with an average of 44 in SENA venues.
10. Ajinkya Rahane (2,403 Runs)
Ajinkya Rahane is a right-handed batsman from India. Especially in test cricket, Ajinkya Rahane has played many match-winning knocks. He is one of the Indian batsmen who has scored a century at lord's. Ajinkya Rahane also comes in on the list of batters who have a higher batting average away than at home. Ajinkya Rahane played in 74 innings in SENA countries, scoring 2,403 runs with a batting average of 34.