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.
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:
|01||Sachin Tendulkar (IND)||463||452||18426|
|02||Kumar Sangakkara (SL)||404||380||14234|
|03||Ricky Ponting (AUS)||375||365||13704|
|04||Sanath Jayasuriya (SL)||445||433||13430|
|05||Mahela Jayawardene (SL)||448||418||12650|
|06||Virat Kohli (IND)||263||254||12353|
|08||Jacques Kallis (SA)||328||314||11579|
|09||Sourav Ganguly (IND)||311||300||11363|
|10||Rahul Dravid (IND)||344||318||10889|