Scoring runs at home is one thing, but for batsmen to do it away from home in unfamiliar conditions is another different challenge altogether.
Bowlers are more accustomed to their home turf, the pitches will likely be in their favour and the crowd will be on their side.
However, over the history of Test cricket, some batsmen have not just scored some runs on opposition territory, they have flourished and scored them in abundance.
Read on for the top 50 run-scorers away from home—a list that will feature some very familiar names.
All stats courtesy of ESPNCricinfo, correct as of July 28 2014.