India has produced some of the best batsmen in world cricket. Some of them are listed as legends in history books of cricket. A good batsman is always a run machine, a consistent batter and technically strong. In this article we will talk about top 5 run scorers for India across all the formats.
#1 Sachin Tendulkar
“The God of Cricket” Sachin Tendulkar is finest batsmen in cricket history and also the most successful one. Sachin is also India’s highest run scorer in all the formats. He has a total of 34357 international runs across all the formats. Sachin no doubt was the legend of the game. he is way ahead of so many players when it comes to consistency, scoring runs and centuries.
#2 Rahul Dravid
Also know as the Wall of the Indian cricket, the current head coach of Indian cricket team Rahul Dravid is at No.2 in our list. Rahul Dravid was technically very strong. He was master of test format but he was equally stronger in other formats too. His patience and calmness make him different and unique from other players. Rahul Dravid has 24064 international runs across all the formats.
#3 Virat Kohli
India’s test and ODI captain and one of the finest batsmen of modern-day cricket Virat Kohli is at No.3 on our list. Kohli is India’s current highest run scorer across all the formats. He is very consistent in all the formats. He got average of above 50 in all three formats which shows he is a legend of himself. Kohli has 23161* international runs and we are sure there are a lot to come.
#4 Sourav Ganguly
Prince of Kolkata and current BCCI’s president who also captained team India Sourav Ganguly is at No.4 in our list. Sourav Ganguly is referred as the one who revolutionised the Indian cricket both as captain and as a batsman. He was the one who build a strong character among the Indian players and teach them to win away from home. He has 18433 international runs across all the formats.
#5 MS Dhoni
Captain Cool, India’s most successful captain and only captain in the world who won all the ICC trophies, finisher MS Dhoni is at No.5 in our list. Dhoni is extremely popular among the Indian fans and there is no reason he should not. He was the one who won India three ICC trophies and also as a batsmen played a very important role of a finisher throughout his career. He has 17092 international runs across all the formats.