Team India Captain Virat Kohli is about to break another record in the upcoming ODIs, a match against West Indies. Virat only needs 187 runs to become the highest Indian ODI run-getter against West Indies. Currently, this record is held by Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar. It seems in the coming 5 ODI matches, he will break this record.
Sachin Tendulkar who is already retired has played 39 ODIs against the West Indies in his illustrious career which is more than of 2 decades. According to the IndiaTimes, Sachin Tendulkar is on top of the tally with 1573 runs at an average of 52.73, including 4 centuries and 11 half-centuries.
Talking about Kohli, he has played 27 ODIs till now against West Indies in which he scored 1387 runs at an average of 60.30. The current Indian skipper has 4 ODI centuries and nine half-centuries against the WI team under his name.
Cricket legend Rahul Dravid comes third on the list with 1348 runs in 40 matches at an average of 42.12, including three centuries and eight fifties. While former India skipper Sourav Ganguly is fourth on this list with 1142 runs in 27 matches. Ganguly scored 11 ODI half-centuries against the West Indies at an average of 47.58.
Cricketers like Tendulkar, Kohli, Dravid and Ganguly are the only 4 Indian batsmen who have scored 1000 plus runs against the West Indies in ODIs.
Here is the full list of the names who have scored most of the runs against West Indies:
Sachin Tendulkar – 1573 runs in 39 ODIs
Virat Kohli – 1387 runs in 27 ODIs
Rahul Dravid – 1348 runs in 40 ODIs
Sourav Ganguly – 1142 runs in 27 ODIs
Mohammad Azharuddin – 998 runs in 43 ODIs
Yuvraj Singh – 978 runs in 31 ODIs
MS Dhoni – 899 runs in 33 ODIs
This list is originally published by The Times OF India!
Amid all the speculations, we wish Indian Caption, All The Best for the upcoming series of match!