Stats: Meet the cricketers with 10,000 plus ODI runs

Stats: Meet the cricketers with 10,000 plus ODI runs

Tags: Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 2015, Sri Lanka, Tillakaratne Mudiyanselage Dilshan, Brian Charles Lara, Rahul Sharad Dravid, Jacques Henry Kallis, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Denagamage Proboth Mahela de Silva Jayawardene, Sanath Teran Jayasuriya, Ricky Thomas Ponting, Kumar Chokshanada Sangakkara, Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar

Published on: Jul 28, 2015

During the course of the fifth and final one-dayer against Pakistan, Sri Lankan veteran Tillakaratne Dilshan became the latest batsman to enter the 10,000 run club. Dilshan now has 10,007 runs in 319 matches at an average of 39.7 with 22 hundreds and 45 fifties

During the course of the fifth and final one-dayer against Pakistan, Sri Lankan veteran Tillakaratne Dilshan became the latest batsman to enter the 10,000 run club. Dilshan now has 10,007 runs in 319 matches at an average of 39.7 with 22 hundreds and 45 fifties. He has a strike rate of 89.5 and a best of 161 not out. Here's a look at the other greats in the list of batsmen with more than 10,000 one-day runs.

Sachin Tendulkar: Not surprisingly, the master blaster is on top of the list. In 463 games, he amassed 18426 runs at an average of 44.83 with 49 hundreds and 96 fifties. Tendulkar had an excellent strike rate of 86.2 and a best of 200 not out, which made him the first player to score a double hundred in one-dayers.

Kumar Sangakkara: The Sri Lankan giant is a distant second on the list. He played 404 games and scored 14234 runs at an average of 42 with 25 hundreds and 93 fifties. Sangakkara had strike rate of 79 and a best of 169.

Ricky Ponting: The former Aussie skipper played 375 matches and scored 13704 runs at an average of 42 with 30 hundreds and 82 fifties. Ponting had a strike rate of 80.4 and a best of 164.

Sanath Jayasuriya: This former left-handed opener from Lanka featured in 445 one-day games, and scored 13430 runs at an average of 32.3 with 28 hundreds and 68 fifties. He had a strike rate of 91.2 and a best of 189.

Mahela Jayawardene: He played 448 games and scored 12650 runs at an average of 33.3 with 19 hundreds and 77 fifties. Jayawardene had a strike rate of 79 and a best of 144.

Inzamam-ul-Haq: The legendary Pakistani played 378 matches and scored 11739 runs at an average of 39.5 with 10 hundreds and 83 fifties. Inzamam had a strike rate of 74.2 and a best of 137 not out.

Jacques Kallis: The legendary former South African all-rounder played 328 games and scored 11579 runs at an average of 44.3 with 17 hundreds and 86 fifties. Kallis had a strike rate 72.9 and a best of 139.

Sourav Ganguly: The ex-India skipper featured in 311 games and scored 11363 runs at an average of 41 with 22 hundreds and 72 fifties. He had a strike rate of 73.7 with a best of 183.

Rahul Dravid: The legendary batsman played 344 matches, and scored 10889 runs at an average of 39.1 with 12 hundreds and 83 fifties. He had a strike rate of 71.2 and a best of 153.

Brian Lara: The West Indian great played 299 games and scored 10405 runs at an average of 40.48 with 19 hundreds and 63 fifties. Lara had a strike rate of 79.5 and a best of 169.

--By A Cricket Correspondent

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