In the 2023 Asia Cup, Rohit Sharma achieves a milestone by amassing 10,000 runs in One Day Internationals

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During the Asia Cup 2023 Super Four encounter in Colombo, Rohit Sharma, the captain of the Indian cricket team, reached the milestone of 10,000 runs in One Day Internationals (ODIs) against Sri Lanka.

During the Super Four match of the 2023 Asia Cup held in Colombo, Rohit Sharma, the Indian skipper, achieved a remarkable feat by amassing 10,000 runs in One Day Internationals (ODIs). Rohit Sharma attained this milestone at the age of 36, marking his entrance into the elite group of Indian cricketers to accomplish this feat. His journey to 10,000 ODI runs culminated with a resounding six, taking him to 10,000 runs in just 241 innings. In terms of innings, Sharma ranks as the second-fastest overall, trailing only Virat Kohli. Notably, he joins the ranks of Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly as the third Indian opener to reach this significant milestone.

Since his debut against Ireland in Belfast back in 2007, Rohit’s record boasts an impressive 30 ODI centuries and 50 half-centuries, all while maintaining an average of almost 49.

Fastest batters to 10000 ODI runs (innings)

  • Virat Kohli (India) – 205 innings
  • Rohit Sharma (India) – 241 innings
  • Sachin Tendulkar – 259 innings
  • Sourav Ganguly – 263 innings
  • Ricky Ponting – 266 innings

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