Dhoni becomes Indian fifth player to score 10,000 ODI runs

  • Former Indian Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on January 12, 2019 became the 5th Indian batsman to score 10,000 runs  in One-day International cricket.
  • In Sydney, he started the innings at 9,999 runs, took seven deliveries to reach the landmark  in the first ODI of the three-match series against Australia.
  • Dhoni has joined the list of Indian Batsmen who had previously achieved the feat which include Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid and Virat Kohli.
  • In 330 ODIs for India, the wicketkeeper-batsman has now over 10,050 runs at an average of 49.75, including nine centuries and 67 fifties.
  • Overall, Dhoni is the 12th player to score 10,000 ODI runs. Others in the list are: Sachin Tendulkar, Kumar Sangakkara, Ricky Ponting, Sanath Jayasuriya, Mahela Jayawardene, Inzamam ul-Haq, Jacques Kallis, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, Brian Lara, Tillakaratne Dilshan and Virat Kohli.  

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