Shikhar Dhawan completes 12000 runs in List ‘A’ matches
Did the feat in less than 300 innings
Tendulkar included in special list with Dhoni
New Delhi: Indian team’s experienced opener Shikhar Dhawan played a brilliant inning of 72 runs in the first ODI against New Zealand. He hit 13 fours during his innings. On the basis of this excellent innings, Dhawan has registered a great record in his name. Actually, he has completed his 12000 runs in List ‘A’ matches. Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh have done this feat before Dhawan.
Dhawan may have missed a century against New Zealand, but he has registered this excellent record in his name. He has achieved this feat in less than 300 matches.
Apart from this, talk about Sachin Tendulkar, he had to play 309 matches to touch the figure of 12000 runs. The same Virat Kohli had scored 12000 runs in only 242 innings. Apart from this, if we talk about the great batsmen of the world, then Ricky Ponting had to play 314 innings to score 12000 runs. Whereas Kumar Sangakkara touched this figure in 336 innings and Sanath Jayasuriya in 379 innings.
List of batsmen with the most runs for India.
Sachin Tendulkar – 21,999 runs (551 matches)
Sourav Ganguly – 15, 622 runs (437 matches)
Rahul Dravid – 15,271 runs (449 matches)
Virat Kohli – 13,786 runs (296 matches)
MS Dhoni – 13,353 runs (423 matches)
Yuvraj Singh – 12,633 runs (423 matches)
Shikhar Dhawan – 12,025 runs (297 matches)
Please tell that Shubman Gill, who came out to open with Shikhar Dhawan, also scored a fifty. New Zealand team won the toss and chose to bowl first. India has set a target of 307 runs in front of New Zealand.
FIRST PUBLISHED : November 25, 2022, 12:48 IST