- Shikhar Dhawan fifth starter to score over 6500 ODI runs for India
- Dhawan scored the most ODI runs since the 2019 World Cup
- Dhawan has scored 17 centuries and 38 half centuries in ODI cricket
Shikhar Dhawan: The Indian team starter Shikhar Dhawan played a brilliant inning of 81 uneliminated in the first ODI against Zimbabwe. During this entry, he also crossed the 6500 runs mark in ODI cricket. Also in another case, Dhawan became India’s best batsman. He left former captain and veteran Virat Kohli behind in this matter. Also on this list, current captain and fellow starter Rohit Sharma is present in fifth place.
In fact, after the 2019 ODI World Cup, Shikhar Dhawan has scored 1094 runs at an average of 52.09. At the same time, he has left behind Virat Kohli, who has scored 1,058 runs at an average of 44.08. Aside from Dhawan and Virat, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer and Rohit Sharma are also featured on this list. If we talk about the players from all over the world in this matter, Shai Hope of the West Indies (1720 runs) is the first, Pakistan’s captain Babar Azam (1360 runs) is the second and Tamim Iqbal of Bangladesh (1203 runs) is in third place.
Leading run scorer after the 2019 World Cup
- Shikhar Dhawan – (52.09 average, 1094 runs)
- Virat Kohli – (44.08 average, 1058 runs)
- KL Rahul – (54.70 average, 930 runs)
- Shreyas Iyer – (42.76 average, 898 runs)
- Rohit Sharma – (44.87 average, 718 runs)
Shikhar Dhawan career record
Shikhar Dhawan made his international debut for India in 2010 in the ODI format itself. He then made his T20 debut in 2011 and his Test debut in 2013. However, at present, he is only a regular part of the ODI team for India. He has not played test matches for the India team since 2018. His place in T20 is also not being done. He has 2315 starts in 34 Tests, 1759 starts in 68 T20 Internationals and 6574 starts in 156 ODIs. Shikhar Dhawan has also scored 17 centuries and 38 half centuries in ODI cricket. He has 11 half centuries to his name in T20s and 7 centuries and 5 fifties with Gabbar’s bat in Tests.