Getting 25000 international runs is not everyone’s cup of tea. Only a few have achieved this thing in their career. in modern-day of cricket players are playing all three formats but likings of ODIs and tests are decreasing where scoring opportunities of players are more. So, in this article, we will see the top 5 players fastest to 25000 international runs.
#5 Kumar Sangakkara
Former Sri Lankan captain and one of the best players of his time, Kumar Sangakkara is at No.5 on our list. Sangakkara has 28016 international runs in 594 matches and 608 innings. Sangakkara’s average was of 46.77.
#4 Jacques Kallis
Former South African all-rounder, Jacques Kallis is at No.4 on our list. He is the fourth-fastest player to get to 25000 international runs. Kallis made 25534 international runs in 519 matches and 594 innings with an average of 49.10.
#3 Ricky Ponting
All legends so far and it is the most successful ODI captain, Ricky Ponting of Australia at No.3 on our list. He is the third fastest player to reach 25000 international runs. He made 27483 international runs in 560 matches and 588 innings with an average of 45.95.
#2 Sachin Tendulkar
The most successful batsman in the history of the game, Sachin Tendulkar is the second fastest to reach 25000 international runs. Tendulkar made 34357 international runs in 664 matches and 577 innings with a career average of 48.52.
#1 Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is the fastest player to reach 25000 international runs. He achieved this feat in only 492 matches and 549 innings. He is the fastest in both matches and innings. Kohli has made 25003 runs so far with a career average of 53.64. Kohli is still playing and he is expected to break many records of Sachin.