The Fab 4 Cricket is also known as “The Fabulous 4” of cricket based on their dominance for a particular period in the most difficult format of cricket which is Test Cricket. Four players from different nations which are Australia, England, New Zealand, and India have been included in the Fab 4 in cricket since their dominance.
As the 2022 Calendar year is at its end, so we have shared the Test cricket performances of each player who is part of The Fab 4 list. Players who are part of this list are Steve Smith, Joe Root, Kane Williamson, and Virat Kohli.
The Fab 4 Cricket 2022 Test Performances
Virat Kohli appeared in a total of 6 test matches including 11 innings had a poor year in the Test format of the calendar year 2022. He averaged 26.50 which is very poor as per his standards. Since 2020, he has consecutively averaged less than 30 in this format of cricket. The King whose bat has been very calm since 2020 has to come back stronger and regain his domination, his fans have also been desperately waiting for the old Virat Kohli domination once again.
Runs: 265, Average: 26.50, Highest Score: 79, Strike Rate: 39.43, 0s: 0, 50s: 1, 100s: 0, 200s: 0
Kane Williamson played in a total of 3 test matches including 5 innings had a very decent form in the first 4 innings then during Pakistan away tour he registered a brilliant double century. And, he also averaged 74 which can’t be much judged because he played just 5 innings in the calendar year 2022. Also, he is the only player from the Fab 4 cricket list who averaged consecutively averaging for the sixth time since 2017 in the test format of cricket.
Runs: 296, Average: 74, Highest Score: 200*, Strike Rate: 46.98, 0s: 0, 50s: 1, 100s: 0, 200s: 1
Steve Smith who played 11 matches including 18 innings and averaged 58.40 had been brilliant with the bat in the test format of cricket. He is the only batsman from this Fab 4 cricket list who has been consistently in the top 5 of the ICC Men’s Test Batting Rankings since 2014 till currently. Also, he had the best average in the calendar year 2022 among the other players on the Fab list.
Runs: 876, Average: 58.40, Highest Score: 200*, Strike Rate: 50.14, 0s: 3, 50s: 5, 100s: 1, 200s: 1
Joe Root appeared in 15 test matches including 27 innings in the calendar year 2022 and scored the most runs amongst any other Fab 4 cricket batsmen. Also, Joe Root registered the most number of test centuries amongst the Fab 4 players in 2022 as well. He is the only batsman after Alastair Cook from England nation who has been consistently dominating the Test format of cricket.
Runs: 1098, Average: 45.75, Highest Score: 176, Strike Rate: 63.76, 0s: 3, 50s: 2, 100s: 5, 200s: 0