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 accomplished this record during India’s first ODI against Bangladesh at Dhaka. With this, his ODI statistics stand at 234 matches, and 9,403 runs in 227 innings at an average of 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 moved down to 7th spot, had scored 9,378 runs in 334 matches in 308 innings at an average of 36.92, with seven tons and 58 fifties and the best score of 153. Other leading run-scorers in ODI cricket for India are: 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|