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Most ODI Runs By Indians; MS Dhoni overtakes Yuvraj Singh

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni played a match-winning knock against West Indies to seal a place in the quarter final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. India were struggling at 78 for 4 when MS Dhoni came in to bat. Dhoni, along with Ravichandran Ashwin batted very carefully and steered India to a 4-wicket victory.

Dhoni, during his match winning knock of 45 runs, went pass Yuvraj Singh in the list of most ODI runs by Indians. Dhoni has now scored 8,343 runs in ODI cricket, 14 more than Yuvraj Singh’s 8,329. Only four Indian batsmen are ahead of Dhoni in the list of most runs  in ODIs; Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid and Mohammad Azharrudin.

Most ODI runs by Indians (top ten)

Player 

Matches

Runs

Highest

Score

Avg.

SR

100s

50s

Sachin Tendulkar

463

18426

200*

44.83

86.2

49

96

Sourav Ganguly

311

11363

183

41.02

73.7

22

72

Rahul Dravid

344

10889

153

39.17

71.2

12

83

Mohammad Azharuddin

334

9378

153*

36.92

74.0

7

58

MS Dhoni

258

8343

183*

52.14

89.0

9

56

Yuvraj Singh

293

8329

139

36.37

87.2

13

51

Virender Sehwag

251

8273

219

35.06

104.3

15

38

Virat Kohli

154

6451

183

52.02

89.9

22

33

Ajay Jadeja

196

5359

119

37.48

69.8

6

30

Gautam Gambhir

147

5238

150*

39.68

85.3

11

34

ALSO SEE: World Cup 2015: 5 Reasons Why MS Dhoni Is India’s Kingpin

NOTE: Stats updated til 07-03-2015

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