Rohit Sharma achieved a big milestone and left Sachin and Ganguly behind in this race

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Rohit Sharma

Asian Championship 2023: Team India captain Rohit Sharma created a great record against Sri Lanka in the Super 4 match of the Asia Cup. Captain Rohit completed his 10,000 runs in ODI cricket. Before the match against Sri Lanka, Rohit needed 22 runs and he achieved this milestone in a spectacular manner by hitting a six.

Rohit has made a big record

Rohit becomes the sixth Indian batsman to reach 10,000 ODI runs. Rohit is second in the list of fastest batsmen in the world to reach 10,000 runs. Rohit made 10,000 runs in just 241 innings. Rohit is only behind Virat Kohli in this matter. Virat had crossed the 10,000 mark in 205 innings. Sachin Tendulkar had set this record in 259 innings. The top three batsmen to score the fastest 10,000 runs in the world are Indian.

Fastest batsman to score 10,000 runs:

205 Innings – Virat Kohli

241 Innings – Rohit Sharma
259 innings – Sachin Tendulkar
263 Innings – Sourav Ganguly
266 innings – Ricky Ponting

Sixth player to achieve this for India

Rohit is the sixth Indian batsman to complete 10,000 runs in ODI cricket. Before Rohit, great batsmen Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid and MS Dhoni achieved this feat. We tell you that Rohit started his career as a middle-order batsman. But since 2013, he has been playing as an opener for Team India.

Players who scored 10,000 runs in ODI for India:

18426 runs – Sachin Tendulkar
13024 runs – Virat Kohli
11363 runs – Sourav Ganguly
10889 runs – Rahul Dravid
10773 runs – MS Dhoni
10031 runs – Rohit Sharma

Furthermore, Rohit Sharma is the batsman who scored 8,000 runs in international cricket as an opener. This makes him the fastest opening batsman in the world.

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