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Most runs in International cricket for India

• 16 Feb, 24 • by Gaurav Sauran
Most runs in International cricket for India

Rohit Sharma has overtaken Sourav Ganguly to become the fourth Indian batter with the most runs in International cricket for India.

The Indian captain surpassed the former captain, becoming the fourth-highest run-getter for India in International cricket. In the third Test match of the enthralling five-match series between India and England, the world saw Rohit Sharma cross the mark of 18575 runs, set by Ganguly.  Rohit becomes only the second active cricketer to feature prominently in the top five list of Indian players with the most international runs.

Top 5 with Most Runs in International Cricket for India

Sachin Tendulkar

The Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar has the most runs in international cricket for India. He has scored 34,357 runs in 664 matches at an average of 48.52 across formats. Being on the top even after being retired for so long is one of the reasons why he is considered one of the greatest players in the history of the sport. He hit 100 centuries and 164 half-centuries with 4076+ boundaries and 264 sizes.

Virat Kohli

Former India captain Virat Kohli is placed second on the list with 26733* runs in 522 matches at an average of 54.11. He has scored 80 hundred and 139 half-centuries so far in international cricket. Kohli’s contribution to Indian cricket has been nothing short of phenomenal. So far, the former Indian captain has hit 2646 boundaries and 294 sixes.

Rahul Dravid

Often called the Wall of Indian cricket, Rahul Dravid has scored 24208 runs at an average of 45.41 in 509 matches. He has amassed 48 centuries and 145 half-centuries with 2593 boundaries and 66 sixes combining all the three formats.

Rohit Sharma

Hitman, now, has 18603* runs in international cricket. And with that, the Indian team captain has now claimed the fourth spot for the most runs across formats for India so far. He has hit 47 centuries and 100 half-centuries combining all three formats of the game. Rohit Sharma’s amazing career till now encompasses 1784 boundaries and 593 sixes

Sourav Ganguly

Ganguly slipped to fifth position after Rohit Sharma took him over at the fourth spot. Ganguly scored 18433 in his 1992-2008 career as a left-hand batter for the Indian team in 485 innings. He has a total of 38 tons and 106 half-centuries. His brilliant career includes 2004 boundaries and 246 sixes, 239 being his highest score.

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