Most runs in International cricket for India

In this article, we will discuss about the players with most runs in International cricket for India.

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Most runs in International cricket for India

Sachin Tendulkar has the most runs in International cricket for India.

Cricket, often referred to as a religion in India, has seen many legends grace the field, wielding the willow with finesse and carving their names in the annals of history. In the realm of international cricket, India has produced some of the most prolific run-scorers the sport has ever witnessed. From the majestic strokes of Sachin Tendulkar to the elegant drives of Virat Kohli, these cricketers have etched their mark on the global stage. In this article, we will discuss about the most runs in International cricket for India.

Most Runs in international cricket for India

1. Sachin Tendulkar | 34357 Runs

Tendulkar stands tall at the summit of most runs in International cricket for India. Image- SportsAdda
Tendulkar stands tall at the summit of most runs in International cricket for India. Image- SportsAdda

Sachin Tendulkar, often hailed as the "God of Cricket," stands tall at the summit of most runs in International cricket for India. With an illustrious career spanning over two decades, Tendulkar amassed a staggering 34,357 runs in 664 matches at an average of 48.52 across all formats (Tests, ODI, and T20I). Tendulkar's record of 100 international centuries remains unmatched, a testament to his sheer dominance with the bat.

2. Virat Kohli | 26733 Runs

Virat kohli comes second in the list of Most Runs in international cricket for India. Image- Mint
Virat kohli comes second in the list of Most Runs in international cricket for India. Image- Mint

In the list of most runs in International cricket for India, Virat Kohli's name shines brightly after Tendulkar. An embodiment of consistency and class, Kohli has taken the cricketing world by storm with his extraordinary batting prowess. With 26,733 runs in international cricket, including 80 centuries (50 in ODI) across formats, Kohli has redefined the art of batting with his sublime strokeplay and impeccable fitness levels.

3. Rahul Dravid | 24208 Runs

Rahul Dravid comes third in the list of Most Runs in international cricket for India. Image- SportsCafe.in  Stu Forster
Rahul Dravid comes third in the list of Most Runs in international cricket for India. Image- SportsCafe.in Stu Forster

Known for his impeccable technique, Rahul Dravid earned the name "The Wall" for his ability to withstand the toughest of bowling attacks. With 24,208 runs in international cricket, Dravid comes to the third position in the list of 'most runs in international cricket'. Whether it was anchoring the innings in Test matches or playing crucial knocks in ODIs, Dravid's unwavering dedication and selflessness made him a revered figure in the cricketing fraternity. He has amassed 13288 in Test and 10889 in ODIs.

4. Rohit Sharma | 18577*

Rohit Sharma surpassed former captain Sourav Ganguly to become the fourth-highest run-getter for India. Image- ESPNcricinfo
Rohit Sharma surpassed former captain Sourav Ganguly to become the fourth-highest run-getter for India. Image- ESPNcricinfo

During the India vs England Test match in Rajkot, Rohit Sharma has once again registered his name in the record, leaving behind the 17-year-old milestone of former captain Sourav Ganguly. Rohit not only strengthened the Indian batting order with a brilliant innings but also achieved an important feat. Reaching 66 runs, he overtook Ganguly's international run tally, and became the fourth player in the elite list of most runs in international cricket for India. Hitman, now, has 18603* runs in international cricket. He has 46 hundreds combining all three formats of the game.

5. Sourav Ganguly | 18575 Runs

Ganguly slipped to fifth position after Rohit Sharma took him over at the fourth spot. Image- IndiaTimes
Ganguly slipped to fifth position after Rohit Sharma took him over at the fourth spot. Image- IndiaTimes

Sourav Ganguly's charismatic leadership and aggressive batting style left an indelible mark on Indian cricket. With 18,575 runs in international cricket, Ganguly played a pivotal role in transforming the Indian team into a formidable force on the world stage. However, Ganguly slipped to fifth position after Rohit Sharma took him over at the fourth spot.

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