The Indian cricket team’s batting unit has always been the strongest when it comes to limited formats of the game. The Indian batsmen have given us many great innings to cherish for a lifetime. Rohit Sharma’s innings of 264 runs in ODI has been etched on the pages of history. Besides him, Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Virender Sehwag among many other legendary cricketers have played many great innings and have made this game even more fun and thrilling.
But as we talk about innings, there have been many instances when Indian cricketers had to return back to the pavilion without scoring any runs. However, there are some cricketers who went back to the pavilion without scoring any runs many times.
Here, in this article, we bring you a list of all those cricketers who have been out on zero maximum number of times in ODI cricket. Have a look:
5. Harbhajan Singh – 17 Times:
Former Indian veteran Harbhajan Singh is one of the best spinners India ever produced. However, when it comes to batting the veteran has returned back to the pavilion 17 times without scoring any runs. He has scored 1237 runs in 128 of 236 matches in his ODI career at an average of 13.30.
4. Yuvraj Singh – 18 Times:
Known for his thrilling batting performances former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh is also in this unwanted list and is at the fourth position. Yuvraj Singh has scored 8701 runs in 278 innings of 304 matches and at an average of 36.55 and a strike rate of 87.67. During this time, Yuvraj has scored 14 centuries and 52 fifties but the cricketer has also walked back to the pavilion without scoring any runs 18 times.
3. Anil Kumble – 18 Times:
Anil Kumble is the third-highest wicket-taker for the Indian cricket team in ODIS and Test Cricket. As a batsman Anil Kumble has scored 938 runs in 271 matches in 136 innings he played at an average of 10.53. However, during this phase, Anil Kumble got out on zero for 18 times.
2. Javagal Srinath – 19 Times:
One of the most successful fast bowlers of the Indian Cricket team, couldn’t leave a mark with the bat throughout his career. Srinath came out to bat 121 Times in 229 ODIs and returned back to the pavilion 19 Times without scoring any runs.
1. Sachin Tendulkar – 20 Times:
The legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who has scored the most runs and centuries in ODIs and Test Cricket, has also found a space for himself in this unwanted list. Sachin has scored 18426 runs in 452 innings of 463 matches at an average of 44.83 and with a strike rate of 86.23. However, during this the cricketer was dismissed for 20 Times on zero