Top 10 Highest Run Scorers in ODI Cricket

Highest Run Scorers in ODI Cricket: The players are remembered by their records after the retirement in any sports and same goes with cricket. In this sport, players are mostly remembered for their runs scored throughout their career. So today we will take a look at top 10 highest run scorers in ODI cricket. These cricketers have showcased some remarkable achievement during their successful Cricket career scoring centuries and even Doble tons in the ODI Cricket format.

Playing Against Bangladesh in the 2013 ODI’s Series  SriLanka’s Left handed Wicket-Keeper Batsmen Kumar Sangakkara has Complete  11,000 ODI runs to in his extraordinary cricket career. He joins the run machines Sachin, Ponting, Sanath, Inzy, Kallis and Ganguly in the 11,000 Club. Let us take a look at the top 10 highest run scorers in ODI cricket.

Highest RunScorers in ODI Cricket

And nobody can dare to touch the records of Master Blaster of this game, Sachin Tendulkar who has 18,426 ODI runs in his glorious cricket career. Only one man behind him is the Sri Lankan Legend Kumara Sangakkara with 14234 ODI runs and even after retiring from the International Cricket Sangakkara continues to play the Domestic cricket.

Highest Run Scorers in ODI Cricket

Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 0
SR Tendulkar (INDIA) 1989-2012 463 452 41 18426 200* 44.83 21367 86.23 49 96 20
KC Sangakkara (Asia/ICC/SL) 2000-2015 404 380 41 14234 169 41.98 18048 78.86 25 93 15
RT Ponting (AUS/ICC) 1995-2012 375 365 39 13704 164 42.03 17046 80.39 30 82 20
ST Jayasuriya (Asia/SL) 1989-2011 445 433 18 13430 189 32.36 14725 91.20 28 68 34
DPMD Jayawardene (Asia/SL) 1998-2015 448 418 39 12650 144 33.37 16020 78.96 19 77 28
Inzamam-ul-Haq (Asia/PAK) 1991-2007 378 350 53 11739 137* 39.52 15812 74.24 10 83 20
JH Kallis (Afr/ICC/SA) 1996-2014 328 314 53 11579 139 44.36 15885 72.89 17 86 17
SC Ganguly (Asia/INDIA) 1992-2007 311 300 23 11363 183 41.02 15416 73.70 22 72 16
R Dravid (Asia/ICC/INDIA) 1996-2011 344 318 40 10889 153 39.16 15284 71.24 12 83 13
BC Lara (ICC/WI) 1990-2007 299 289 32 10405 169 40.48 13086 79.51 19 63 16
TM Dilshan (SL) 1999-2016 330 303 41 10290 161* 39.27 11933 86.23 22 47 11
Mohammad Yousuf (Asia/PAK) 1998-2010 288 273 40 9720 141* 41.71 12942 75.10 15 64 15
AC Gilchrist (AUS/ICC) 1996-2008 287 279 11 9619 172 35.89 9922 96.94 16 55 19
M Azharuddin (INDIA) 1985-2000 334 308 54 9378 153* 36.92 12669 74.02 7 58 9
PA de Silva (SL) 1984-2003 308 296 30 9284 145 34.90 11443 81.13 11 64 17
CH Gayle (ICC/WI) 1999-2015 269 264 17 9221 215 37.33 10834 85.11 22 47 23
MS Dhoni (Asia/INDIA) 2004-2016 281 244 67 9058 183* 51.17 10169 89.07 9 61 8
Saeed Anwar (PAK) 1989-2003 247 244 19 8824 194 39.21 10938 80.67 20 43 15
S Chanderpaul (WI) 1994-2011 268 251 40 8778 150 41.60 12408 70.74 11 59 6
AB de Villiers (Afr/SA) 2005-2016 206 197 34 8742 162* 53.63 8753 99.87 24 48 6
DL Haynes (WI) 1978-1994 238 237 28 8648 152* 41.37 13707 63.09 17 57 13
MS Atapattu (SL) 1990-2007 268 259 32 8529 132* 37.57 12594 67.72 11 59 13
ME Waugh (AUS) 1988-2002 244 236 20 8500 173 39.35 11053 76.90 18 50 16
Yuvraj Singh (Asia/INDIA) 2000-2013 293 268 39 8329 139 36.37 9547 87.24 13 51 18
V Sehwag (Asia/ICC/INDIA) 1999-2013 251 245 9 8273 219 35.05 7929 104.33 15 38 14
HH Gibbs (SA) 1996-2010 248 240 16 8094 175 36.13 9721 83.26 21 37 22
Shahid Afridi (Asia/ICC/PAK) 1996-2015 398 369 27 8064 124 23.57 6892 117.00 6 39 30
SP Fleming (ICC/NZ) 1994-2007 280 269 21 8037 134* 32.40 11242 71.49 8 49 17
MJ Clarke (AUS) 2003-2015 245 223 44 7981 130 44.58 10104 78.98 8 58 10
SR Waugh (AUS) 1986-2002 325 288 58 7569 120* 32.90 9971 75.91 3 45 15
V Kohli (INDIA) 2008-2016 174 166 25 7460 183 52.90 8244 90.49 26 37 10
A Ranatunga (SL) 1982-1999 269 255 47 7456 131* 35.84 9571 77.90 4 49 18
Javed Miandad (PAK) 1975-1996 233 218 41 7381 119* 41.70 11014 67.01 8 50 8
Younis Khan (PAK) 2000-2015 265 255 23 7249 144 31.24 9628 75.29 7 48 22
Saleem Malik (PAK) 1982-1999 283 256 38 7170 102 32.88 9383 76.41 5 47 19
NJ Astle (NZ) 1995-2007 223 217 14 7090 145* 34.92 9760 72.64 16 41 19
GC Smith (Afr/SA) 2002-2013 197 194 10 6989 141 37.98 8648 80.81 10 47 8
MG Bevan (AUS) 1994-2004 232 196 67 6912 108* 53.58 9320 74.16 6 46 5
G Kirsten (SA) 1993-2003 185 185 19 6798 188* 40.95 9436 72.04 13 45 11
A Flower (ZIM) 1992-2003 213 208 16 6786 145 35.34 9097 74.59 4 55 13
IVA Richards (WI) 1975-1991 187 167 24 6721 189* 47.00 7451 90.20 11 45 7
GW Flower (ZIM) 1992-2010 221 214 18 6571 142* 33.52 9723 67.58 6 40 18
Ijaz Ahmed (PAK) 1986-2000 250 232 29 6564 139* 32.33 8174 80.30 10 37 14
AR Border (AUS) 1979-1994 273 252 39 6524 127* 30.62 9134 71.42 3 39 11
HM Amla (SA) 2008-2016 140 137 10 6519 159 51.33 7298 89.32 23 30 3
Shoaib Malik (PAK) 1999-2016 240 217 32 6410 143 34.64 7886 81.28 8 38 13
RB Richardson (WI) 1983-1996 224 217 30 6248 122 33.41 9801 63.74 5 44 8
ML Hayden (AUS/ICC) 1993-2008 161 155 15 6133 181* 43.80 7767 78.96 10 36 9
BB McCullum (NZ) 2002-2016 260 228 28 6083 166 30.41 6312 96.37 5 32 20
DM Jones (AUS) 1984-1994 164 161 25 6068 145 44.61 8362 72.56 7 46 6
DC Boon (AUS) 1984-1995 181 177 16 5964 122 37.04 9157 65.13 5 37 6
JN Rhodes (SA) 1992-2003 245 220 51 5935 121 35.11 7336 80.90 2 33 12
Rameez Raja (PAK) 1985-1997 198 197 15 5841 119* 32.09 9226 63.31 9 31 15
RR Sarwan (WI) 2000-2013 181 169 33 5804 120* 42.67 7663 75.74 5 38 8
LRPL Taylor (NZ) 2006-2016 174 160 27 5772 131* 43.39 7010 82.33 15 32 9
CL Hooper (WI) 1987-2003 227 206 43 5761 113* 35.34 7517 76.63 7 29 7
SR Watson (AUS) 2002-2015 190 169 27 5757 185* 40.54 6365 90.44 9 33 12
SK Raina (INDIA) 2005-2015 223 192 35 5568 116* 35.46 5938 93.76 5 36 14
WJ Cronje (SA) 1992-2000 188 175 31 5565 112 38.64 7277 76.47 2 39 8
WU Tharanga (Asia/SL) 2005-2016 188 179 11 5526 174* 32.89 7461 74.06 13 29 15
MEK Hussey (AUS) 2004-2012 185 157 44 5442 109* 48.15 6243 87.16 3 39 3
IR Bell (ENG) 2004-2015 161 157 14 5416 141 37.87 7019 77.16 4 35 6
Mohammad Hafeez (PAK) 2003-2016 177 177 10 5404 140* 32.35 7217 74.87 11 28 16
A Jadeja (INDIA) 1992-2000 196 179 36 5359 119 37.47 7677 69.80 6 30 10
DR Martyn (AUS) 1992-2006 208 182 51 5346 144* 40.80 6877 77.73 5 37 10
BRM Taylor (ZIM) 2004-2015 167 166 15 5258 145* 34.82 7060 74.47 8 32 13
G Gambhir (INDIA) 2003-2013 147 143 11 5238 150* 39.68 6144 85.25 11 34 11
ADR Campbell (ZIM) 1992-2003 188 184 14 5185 131* 30.50 7834 66.18 7 30 11
MN Samuels (WI) 2000-2016 187 177 26 5180 133* 34.30 6794 76.24 10 28 10
RS Mahanama (SL) 1986-1999 213 198 23 5162 119* 29.49 8521 60.57 4 35 15
CG Greenidge (WI) 1975-1991 128 127 13 5134 133* 45.03 7908 64.92 11 31 3
Misbah-ul-Haq (PAK) 2002-2015 162 149 31 5122 96* 43.40 6945 73.75 0 42 6
PD Collingwood (ENG) 2001-2011 197 181 37 5092 120* 35.36 6614 76.98 5 26 7
A Symonds (AUS) 1998-2009 198 161 33 5088 156 39.75 5504 92.44 6 30 15
Abdul Razzaq (Asia/PAK) 1996-2011 265 228 57 5080 112 29.70 6252 81.25 3 23 14
RG Sharma (INDIA) 2007-2016 151 145 23 5050 264 41.39 5993 84.26 10 28 10
EJG Morgan (ENG/IRE) 2006-2016 170 159 24 5020 124* 37.18 5751 87.28 8 31 12
Tamim Iqbal (BDESH) 2007-2016 159 158 3 5007 154 32.30 6411 78.10 7 33 15

Note: The list updated on 26th October 2016.

5. Mahela Jayawardene 12,650 ODI Runs

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The Right handed Srilankan Batsmen played as an opener for most of his Cricket career. The 40-Year-old has played for teams like Sri Lanka, Adelaide Strikers, Asia XI,Delhi Daredevils, Jamaica Tallawahs, Kings XI Punjab,Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Sinhalese Sports Club etc. In his ODI Cricket career, Jayawardene has scored 12,650 ODI Runs in 448 Matches and these runs came from 418 innings he played. In his ODI career, Mahela Jayawardene had 19 centuries and 77 fifties with a strike rate of 78.96.

4. Sanath Jayasuriya 13,430 ODI Runs

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Sanath Jayasuriya was Left handed opening batsmen who played for teams like Sri Lankan Cricket Team, Asia XI, Asia XI,Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club, Colombo Cricket Club,Dolphins, Khulna Royal Bengals, Marylebone Cricket Club,Mumbai Indians, Ruhuna, and Somerset. In his exciting cricket career, Jayasuriya had scored total 28 tons and 68 fifties.

3. Ricky Ponting 13,704 ODI Runs

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The former Australian Skipper was 1 down Right-handed batsmen who played for teams like Australia, Antigua Hawksbills, ICC World XI,Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Somerset, Surrey, and Tasmania. In his ODI Cricket career, Ponting scored 30 Centuries and 82 half centuries with an average strike rate of 80.39.

2.  Kumar Sangakkara 14,234 ODI Runs

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Kumar Chokshanada Sangakkara is a Legendary batsman Srilanka would ever remember. During his cricket career, Kumar has played for teams like Asia XI, Central Province,Colombo District Cricket Association, Deccan Chargers,Durham, Hobart Hurricanes, ICC World XI, Jamaica Tallawahs,Kandurata, Kandurata Maroons, Kings XI Punjab,Marylebone Cricket Club, Nondescripts Cricket Club,Quetta Gladiators, Sunrisers Hyderabad, and Warwickshire. The Left Handed Wicketkeeper Batsman has played 404 Matches and 380 innings in which he scored 25 tons and 93 Fifties.

1. Sachin Tendulkar 18,426 ODI Runs

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Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar considered to be as the God of Cricket has the highest runs in both ODI and Test Format Cricket. In his Cherishing Cricket career, Sachin has played for teams like Indian Cricket Team, Asia XI, Mumbai, Mumbai Indians, and Yorkshire. Sachin Tendulkar was the First Batsman to score a Double ton in ODI Cricket. In his entire ODI Career Sachin has scored 96 half centuries and 49 centuries with a healthy strike rate of 86.23.

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