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Top 10: Most Runs for India in All Formats Combined

Cricket in India is like festival and the batsmen especially are treated as gods in the country.

This article will list the top ten batsmen from India, who has scored the most runs in all formats of cricket combined – Tests+ODI+T20I.

Most Runs for India in All Formats Combined

PLAYERRUNSINNINGSAVERAGE100/50NOT-OUTS
Sachin Tendulkar3435778248.52100/16474
Virat Kohli2673358054.1180/13986
Rahul Dravid2406459945.5748/14571
Rohit Sharma1882049843.3648/10264
Sourav Ganguly1843348541.4238/10640
MS Dhoni1709252344.7415/108141
Virender Sehwag1689243140.6038/7015
Mohammed Azharuddin1559345539.7729/7963
Sunil Gavaskar1321431646.2035/7230
Yuvraj Singh1168638834.9817/7154

Key Stats

The Indian top three are also placed in the top ten list of the overall run-scorers in cricket. Sachin Tendulkar tops the overall chart; he is also the only batsman to cross 30000 runs in international cricket. The master Indian batsman also tops the charts for the most number of centuries, fifties, and innings batted records.

Sachin also tops the ODI and Test formats’ run-scorers charts, whereas the T20I runs chart is led by both Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma.

Rahul Dravid and Virat Kohli are in 6th and 7th positions on the overall chart. Dravid, rightly called the Wall, has faced the most balls in Test cricket history.

MS Dhoni, the former Indian captain, holds the record for the most runs as an Indian captain. He also ranks 2nd in the ODI list for the most scored Captains.

Among the current players, Virat and Rohit are the only two players in the top ten list. Shikhar Dhawan is the only other present-day cricketer with 10000+ runs for India. This Indian trio ruled the last decade of cricket batting records.

Virat is also the only player with a batting average of more than 50 on the list. In fact, no other Indian batsman with more than 500 International runs has his average above 50.

Related: Which batsman (other than Virat Kohli) has averages above 50 in both ODI and Tests?

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