Top 6 Cricketers With Most Run-Outs Dismissal In ODI Cricket: No cricketer wants to get dismissed by run-out as it decreases the morale of a batsman, who had been playing well at the crease. The run-out also questions the ability of the batsman to judge the runs before the ball gets to the fielder.
Although most of the time, runout happens because of the batsman, however, many times the runouts are because of some extraordinary fielding.
Here, in this article, we bring you a list of a few cricketers who were run out the most number of times in their ODI careers. Have a look:
6. Wasim Akram(38):
Legendary Pakistan’s cricketer Wasim Akram, who has played 280 innings for the national cricket team was sent back to the pavilion 38 times after run-out.
5. Mohammad Yousuf (38):
Another Pakistani cricketer, Mohammad Yousuf, who played 273 innings for Pakistan, was also dismissed 38 times after a run-out.
4. Mahela Jayawardene (39):
Legendary Sri Lankan cricketer Mahela Jayawardene is hailed as one of the greatest cricketers. He is the second-most experienced player when it comes to ODI format, 15 behind India’s legendary player Sachin Tendulkar. Mahela batted in 418 matches off the 448 ODI matches for his country. Playing at no. 4, Mahela amassed 12650 runs at a batting average of 33.38. He was dismissed 39 times by runouts.
3. Inzamam-Ul-Haq (40):
Inzamam-Ul-Haq is hailed as one of the greatest players to have played for the Pakistan cricket team. He has played in 378 ODIs, where he batted in 350 innings scoring 11739 runs. Besides, his amazing cricketing skills, the Pakistani cricketer is well-known for his reluctance to run between the wickets. He was runout 40 times in his ODI career.
The legendary Indian cricketer, Rahul Dravid, who is hailed as ‘the Wall’ of the Indian cricket team is regarded as one of the greatest players to have played for team India. Rahul played in 344 ODI games while batting in 318 innings, scoring 10,889 runs. Rahul was runout 40 times in his ODI career.
1. Marvan Atapattu (41):
Marvan Atapattu is the leading cricketer to get runout the most number of times in the ODI format of the game. The Sri Lankan opener, who has played 268 matches while batting in 259 innings scoring 8529 runs, was runout 41 times in his ODI career.