GK NOTE DOWN POINTS @ 19th Jan 2019

Mahendra Singh Dhoni joins an elite list of Indian cricketers to score ten thousand runs

  • India’s wicketkeeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni has become the fifth player to score 10,000 runs (in 330 ODIs) for India in One-day International (ODI) Cricket.
  • Earlier achieved are Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid and Virat Kohli.
  • Now Dhoni has over 10,050 runs at an average of 49.75, including 9 centuries and 67 fifties.
  • Overall, Dhoni is the 13th player in history to score ten thousand runs in the ODIs.
  • In 2001, India’s Sachin Tendulkar became the first player to cross the 10,000 runs mark in ODIs.

List of Indian cricketers to score ten thousand runs:

S. No Player Name Matches Runs 100s 50s
1. Sachin Tendulkar 463 18,426 49 96
2. Sourav Ganguly 311 11,363 22 72
3. Rahul Dravid 344 10,889 12 83
4 Virat Kohli 217 10,235 38 48
5. MS Dhoni 333 10224 10 68

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