This Is What The Greatest Indian Batsmen Scored On Their ODI Debut

India has given the world the finest of the batsmen in every era. These batsman have gone on to pile heaps of runs for their nation. Indian batsmen have always kept the bowlers on their toe and have hit the finest of bowlers in the world with great ease. But did you know, how much your favorite Indian cricketers scored in their ODI debut?


Rahul Dravid

BELFAST, UNITED KINGDOM: Indian cricketers Rahul Dravid (L) and Sachin Tendulkar run between the wickets as they bat against South Africa during a One Day International match at Stormont cricket grounds in Belfast, Northern Ireland, 26 June 2007. AFP PHOTO/Peter MUHLY (Photo credit should read PETER MUHLY/AFP/Getty Images)

Dravid made his debut on April 3, 1996, in an ODI against Sri Lanka. Rahul Dravid went on to score over 10000 runs in ODIs but it wasn’t about the greatest of starts to his ODI career as he got out for just 3 runs in his maiden One Day International.
MS Dhoni
Captain cool who has achieved so much with his batting and captaincy made his One Day International Debut against Bangladesh in 2004. MS Dhoni got out for zero as the young lad was run out by his nervousness of the big moment.
Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh who has clobbered bowlers in the cleanest manner made his mark at just the age of 19 against Australia in the 2000 Champions Trophy. Yuvraj played a handsome knock of 84 and having smashed the likes of Brett Lee and McGrath all over the park he announced his advent in international cricket
Sachin Tendulkar
Little Master who made cricket a religion in India and served Indian cricket for so long made his debut against Pakistan in 1989 at just the age of 16. Sachin was also dismissed for a duck on his debut by Waqar Younis.
Virender Sehwag
The fearless Indian batsman too made his debut against Pakistan. Sehwag made his debut at Mohali in the year 1999 and it was not the start he would have wanted. Virender Sehwag was out for just 1 as he was claimed by Shoaib Akhtar.
Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly celebrates winning the Natwest one-day series against England at Lord's in July 2002
The former Indian captain made his debut against West Indies in 1992. Even his ODI career started on a disastrous note as he was dismissed for just 3.
Virat Kohli

Cricket - Sri Lanka v India - Fifth One Day International Match - Colombo, Sri Lanka - September 3, 2017 - India's team captain Virat Kohli plays a shot next to Sri Lanka's wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Virat Kohli made his international ODI debut against Sri Lanka in 2008. The stalwart batsman who is now the best modern-day batsman could only score 12 in his first game.
Rohit Sharma
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Hitman made his international ODI debut against Ireland in the year 2007. He could not get himself a debut score as his services with the bat were not required. Rohit Sharma did not get to bat in his first game.

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