4 International Players Who Are Very Close To Getting 10000 ODI Runs This Year

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4 International Players Who Are Very Close To Getting 10000 ODI Runs This Year

Getting 10000 ODI runs is a special feeling. Along decades of international cricket, not many have been able to achieve this feat. So far only 11 players have been able to go past 10000 ODI runs. These players include Sachin Tendulkar Ricky Ponting Rahul Dravid Sourav Ganguly Sanath Jayasuriya Mahela Jayawardene Kumara Sangakkara Inzamam Ul …


Getting 10000 ODI runs is a special feeling. Along decades of international cricket, not many have been able to achieve this feat. So far only 11 players have been able to go past 10000 ODI runs. These players include

4 International Players Who Are Very Close To Getting 10000 ODI Runs This Year

  1. Sachin Tendulkar 
  2. Ricky Ponting 
  3. Rahul Dravid 
  4. Sourav Ganguly
  5. Sanath Jayasuriya 
  6. Mahela Jayawardene 
  7. Kumara Sangakkara 
  8. Inzamam Ul Haq 
  9. Brain Lara 
  10. Jacques Kallis 
  11. T Dilshan 

 

No modern day player features on this list. But 4 modern day batsman are very close to entering the elite 10000 runs and they just end up reaching there well within 2018.

Here are the 4 batsmen who are likely to enter 10000 ODI runs club in 2018

1.MS Dhoni

The former Indian captain is the closest to the 10000 ODI runs mark. MS Dhoni has 9898 ODI runs and can easily reach 10000 in the 6 match ODI series in South Africa.

4 International Players Who Are Very Close To Getting 10000 ODI Runs This Year

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MS Dhoni has 9898 runs form 312 ODI he has played for India. His average stands tall at 51.55 and we would love to see him get 10000 ODI runs against his name.

2. Virat Kohli

While the former Indian captain is pretty close to 10000 runs, the present captain is not very far either. Kohli has 9030 ODI runs from 202 matches. This tally includes 32 centuries and all of these runs have come at a handsome average of 55.74.

4 International Players Who Are Very Close To Getting 10000 ODI Runs This Year

He was recently named the ICC Cricketer Of The Year and The ICC ODI Cricketer Of The Year as well.

3. AB De Villiers

Mr. 360 degrees is also on the verge of entering the elite 10000 club. He has 9515 runs from 225 ODIs at a staggering average of 54.

4 International Players Who Are Very Close To Getting 10000 ODI Runs This Year

AB De Villiers however, has been ruled out of the first 3 ODIs against India owing to a finger injury. He can still get to 10000 ODI runs well within this year.

4. Chris Gayle

The beast from West Indies is also not very far away from the 10000 ODI runs mark. Gayle has 9420 ODI runs from 275 matches. He too is likely to reach 10000 ODI runs in 2018.

4 International Players Who Are Very Close To Getting 10000 ODI Runs This Year

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