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Indian skipper Rohit Sharma becomes 6th-highest run scorer for India in ODIs

Indian skipper Rohit Sharma becomes 6th-highest run scorer for India in ODIs: Indian skipper Rohit Sharma has surpassed former batter Mohammed Azharuddin to become the sixth-highest run-getter for his country in ODI cricket. The batter set this record while playing for India against Bangladesh in the opening ODI in Dhaka.  Now that he has played in 234 ODI matches, he has scored 9,403 runs in 227 innings, averaging 48.46. He has scored 29 tons and 45 fifties in his ODI career, with the best individual score of 264, which is also the highest score ever in ODIs.

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Azharuddin, who dropped to seventh place, had scored 9,378 runs in 334 matches in 308 innings, averaging 36.92, with seven tonnes, 58 fifty-scores, and the top score of 153.  Other top run scorers for India in ODI cricket include: Sachin Tendulkar (18,426), Virat Kohli (12,353), Saurav Ganguly (11,221), Rahul Dravid (10,768) and MS Dhoni (10,599).

Top 10 Highest run scorer’s in ODI:

S.No Player Matches Innings Runs
01  Sachin Tendulkar (IND)463 452 18426
02Kumar Sangakkara (SL)40438014234
03Ricky Ponting (AUS)37536513704
04Sanath Jayasuriya (SL)44543313430
05Mahela Jayawardene (SL)44841812650
06 Virat Kohli (IND) 26325412353
07Inzamam­Ul­Haq (PAK)378350 11739
08Jacques Kallis (SA)32831411579
09Sourav Ganguly (IND)31130011363
10Rahul Dravid (IND)34431810889

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