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Rohit Sharma: Second Fastest 10000 ODI Runs

During his another half-century knock at the Super Four in the Asia Cup 2023, Rohit Sharma completed his 10000 ODI runs. The right-handed batter became the second fastest to complete 10000 runs in ODI. 

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 13.09.2023
Rohit Sharma Second Fastest 10000 ODI Runs

During the tough Super Four clash in the Asia Cup 2023 against the co-hosts Sri Lanka, Indian captain Rohit Sharma played a vital knock. In that crucial batting performance, Rohit completed his 10000 ODI runs and became the second fastest to complete 10000 ODI runs.

It was a very important game for both India and Sri Lanka. While it was India’s third consecutive match-day at the Super Four of the Asia Cup 2023 (including utilizing a reserve day), Indian captain Rohit Sharma chose to bat first after winning the toss.


Rohit Sharma (Image Credit: X)

Skipper Rohit scored 53 runs off 48 balls with the help of seven fours and two sixes. The right-handed batter had an 80-run opening partnership with Shubman Gill (19). With the help of Ishan Kishan (33), KL Rahul (39), and Axar Patel’s (26) crucial contributions, India set up the challenging first innings total of 213 runs (49.1 overs) in the tough batting pitch.

Later, Sri Lanka were bundled out for 172 runs (41.3 overs) as India qualified for the Final of the Asia Cup 2023 with a 41-run win.

Rohit Sharma recorded second fastest 10000 ODI runs

Before that ODI match, Rohit Sharma was 22 runs away from his 10000 ODI runs. In his 241st ODI innings, the right-handed batter completed 10000 runs in his ODI career. Here are some crucial stats of Rohit’s 10000 ODI runs.

  • Rohit became the sixth Indian to complete 10000 ODI runs.

  • Rohit became the 15th batter to reach the 10000 ODI runs milestone.

  • Rohit is only behind another Indian legend Virat Kohli (205 innings) in the list of fastest 10000 runs in ODI.

Fastest 10000 runs in ODI

Player (Team)

Innings (Matches)

Virat Kohli (India)

205 (213)

Rohit Sharma (India)

241 (248)

Sachin Tendulkar (India)

259 (266)

Sourav Ganguly (India/Asia XI)

263 (272)

Ricky Ponting (Australia/ICC World XI)

266 (272)

Jacques Kallis (South Africa/Africa XI/ICC World XI)

272 (286)

MS Dhoni (India/Asia XI)

273 (320)

Brian Lara (West Indies/ICC World XI)

278 (287)

Chris Gayle (West Indies/ICC World XI)

282 (288)

Rahul Dravid (India/Asia XI/ICC World XI)

287 (309)

Tillakaratne Dilshan (Sri Lanka)

293 (319)

(Updated till September 12)

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