India's most dangerous top-6 opener in ODIs, Rohit-Dhawan is at this place, see list.



Author 2019-10-26 09:30:57

The contribution of all 11 players is very important to win the match. But when the team has to set a big target or chase a big target, the opener is the biggest contributor, Team India is among the teams that have been the most prolific opener in ODI cricket. Keeping this in mind, today we will tell you about the top-6 Indian opener who scored the most runs as an opener in ODI cricket.

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6) Chris Srikanth:

Chris Srikanth is one of the players who has spent a long time in his career playing as an opener. Srikanth made his debut in 145 innings of 146 ODIs during 1981 to 1992. In which Srikanth has scored 4091 runs at an average of 29.01.

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5) Sourav Ganguly:

Sourav Ganguly, one of India's legendary players, has played a total of 242 matches between 1996 and 2007 as an opener for Team India, in which in 236 innings, Ganguly has scored 9146 runs at an average of 41.57 while remaining 16 times unbeaten.

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4) Shikhar Dhawan:

Shikhar Dhawan has played 133 matches for Team India as an opener since 2010, in which 131 innings, Dhawan has scored 5518 runs while returning unbeaten 7 times, during which Shikhar Dhawan has scored 27 fifties and 17 centuries.

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3) Virender Sehwag:

Virender Sehwag is counted among India's most dangerous openers. Sehwag has played 204 matches for Team India between 2001 and 2013, with Sehwag in 202 innings. K has scored 7240 runs while playing the biggest innings of 219 runs.

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2) Sachin Tendulkar:

Sachin Tendulkar has played 344 matches in ODI cricket as an opener in his career, in which 340 innings, Sachin has scored 15310 runs at an impressive average of 48.29. Meanwhile, Sachin has scored 75 half-centuries and 49 centuries, including 1 double century.

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1) Rohit Sharma:

Rohit Sharma is definitely behind Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and Sourav Ganguly as per statistics, but his current performance is tremendous, due to which he can also match these veterans in the coming times. Rohit started his opener career since 2013. So far, Rohit Sharma has scored 6710 runs in 132 innings of 134 ODIs, returning 15 times unbeaten, with 3 double centuries, 25 centuries and 30 half-centuries.

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