Brian Lara (West Indies)
kumara sangakara is the highest test scorer for 2008
Sachin Tendulkar is the highest run scorer in test cricket.
The highest run scorer in the history of cricket is Sachin Tendulkar of India. He has over 10000 runs in both test matches and ODI's. Brian Lara of West Indies is another batsman who has scored an equivalent number of runs like Sachin and has over 10000 runs.
1254 by the west indies in 1997
400 by Brian Lara of West Indies.
400* by Brian Lara of West Indies against England.
Sachin Tendulkar of India is the highest run scorer in Test Cricket with 15,000 runs as on 8th November, 2011.
418-7 by West Indies against Australia
Sunil Gavaskar's highest score in test match is -----236* run against west indies(in the year 1984) , at Chennai
Brian Lara of West Indies scored the highest individual score in a test innings. He scored 400* against England in 2004.