Many players were consistent throughout their careers. They even made runs after crossing the normal limit of matches played by an individual. In ODI especially big names are of those who made runs even after their normal limit. In this article, we will see the top 5 players with the most ODI runs after 250 innings.
5 MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni was a great player and especially a great finisher. He made many runs while batting in the middle and lower-middle order for India. Although there are not many great centuries after his name but he has contributed every time with his bat. Dhoni has 9338 ODI runs in his career after 250 innings.
4 Brian Lara
Former West Indian great Brian Lara was also a very consistent batter throughout his career. He made ODI cricket his specialty in the latter half of his career. Lara has 9354 runs in ODIs after 250 innings in the format. Lara was the only batter of West indies who was still considered as the best batsmen of west indies in ODIs.
3 Sachin Tendulkar
Talking about consistency who other than Sachin was the most consistent batter of his time. Sachin made many runs in the latter half of his career. With experience in hand, we have seen him playing brilliantly. Sachin has 9607 runs after his name in One Day Internationals after 250 innings in the format.
2 Sourav Ganguly
Current BCCI president and former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly is at No.2 on our list. He was a very versatile batsman who in his career batted at every position. Sourav Ganguly has 9609 ODI runs after 250 innings. He is only 2 runs ahead of Sachin Tendulkar. But this list is dominated by Indians which shows us how many Indian batters were consistent in their careers.
1 Virat Kohli
Another top-class Indian batter Virat Kohli is at No.1 on our list. There is no doubt that Virat has achieved his peak in the latter half of his career. He was a beast and also known as a run machine in his prime. He also had a brilliant conversion rate of converting his 30s into centuries. Virat has scored 12311 ODI runs after 250 innings in his career so far.