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The List of Batsmen with 10000 ODI Runs

On March 31st, 2001, Sachin Tendulkar became the 1st batsman in cricket to reach the 10,000 runs mark in ODI. Being the 1st player to reach 10000 runs in ODI history, Sachin managed to end up with a huge tally of 18,176 runs and leads the list of most runs scorers in One-day International cricket.

There are 15 players who have reached the milestone of 10000 ODI runs.

Let’s find the list of players with more than 10000 runs in the ODI format and key stats of the players who have achieved this elite feat.

Players with 10000 Runs in ODI Cricket

Sachin Tendulkar (IND)4634521842644.8386.23200*
Kumar Sangakkara (SL)4043801423441.9878.86169
Virat Kohli (IND)2922801384858.6793.58183
Ricky Ponting (AUS)3753651370442.0380.39164
Sanath Jayasuriya (SL)4454331343032.3691.20189
Mahela Jayawardene (SL)4484181265033.3778.96144
Inzamam-Ul-Haq (PAK)3783501173939.5274.24137*
Jacques Kallis (SA)3283141157944.3672.89139
Sourav Ganguly (IND)3113001136341.0273.70183
Rahul Dravid (IND)3443181088939.1671.24153
MS Dhoni (IND)3502971077350.5887.56183*
Rohit Sharma (IND)2622541070949.1291.97264
Chris Gayle (WI)3012941048037.8387.19215
Brian Lara (WI)2992891040540.4879.51169
Tillakaratne Dilshan (SL)3303031029039.2786.23161*

Key Stats


Rohit Sharma with the score of 264 is the highest individual scorer in the list of players who scored more than 10000 runs in ODI. He, along with Sachin Tendulkar and Chris Gayle are the only players who have scored 200+ score on this elite list.

Sachin Tendulkar has got the most centuries & the most number of the 50s in the above list –> 49 100s and 96 50s. Find out the players with most ODI fifties.

MS Dhoni became the 1st player to reach 10000 ODI runs with a 50+ batting average.

And when it comes to strike rate, Virat Kohli tops the chart among the players with 10000 ODI Runs.

There are currently 6 players from India who have scored 10000 runs in ODI: Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli, & Rohit Sharma.

Sri Lanka has 4 players who have gone past the 10000 mark in ODI –> Mahela Jayawardene, Sanath Jayasuriya, Kumar Sangakkara & Tillakaratne Dilshan.

One player each from Pakistan (Inzamam Ul Haq), Australia (Ricky Ponting), South Africa (Jacques Kallis) & West Indies (Brian Lara) has also done the significant feat of crossing 10000 ODI career runs.

Players who are nearing the landmark of 10000 ODI Runs

Here is the list of batsmen who are currently playing ODIs and have more than 7000 runs in the format:

Tamim Iqbal (BAN)

Mushfiqur Rahim (BAN)

Shakib Al Hasan (BAN)

Martin Guptill (NZ)

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