WI vs IND, 1st ODI: Rohit Sharma Eyes On Huge Milestone After Virat Kohli, All Set To Surpass Sachin Tendulkar, Ganguly Ponting

The first ODI between India and West Indies will be played today (July 27) at Kensington Barbados Oval. India has already won the Test series and now they will look to dominate in the 50-over format as well. In this match, the skipper of team India Rohit Sharma eyes on a huge milestone with his batting and with his record he can surpass legends like Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly And Ricky Ponting.

Hitman Sharma Rohit Sharma currently has scored 9825 runs in ODIs playing for India. He is just 175 runs away from reaching the remarkable milestone of 10,000 runs in the 50-over format. If he manages to achieve this feat during the upcoming 3-match ODI series against the West Indies he will move up to the second position in the list of fastest players to reach 10,000 runs in ODI cricket.

The record for the fastest player to reach 10,000 runs in ODI cricket is held by Virat Kohli. He achieved this huge milestone in just 205 innings and he was quickest to do so in ODI cricket. On the other hand, great batters like Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, and Ricky Ponting took 259, 263, and 266 innings, respectively to reach the 10,000-run mark.

So far, Rohit Sharma has played 243 matches in which he got a chance to bat in the 236. currently. Kohli will remain there at the first position for the fastest to reach 10,000 runs. However, he has a strong chance to secure the second position.

Rohit Sharma has scored 9825 runs for the Indian cricket team with an average of 48.64. He has recorded 30 centuries and 48 half-centuries in the 50-over format. He has also scored three double hundreds in the ODI format which is a massive record.

Fastest to 10,000 runs in ODI cricket:

Virat KOHLI: 205
Sachin TENDULKAR: 259
Sourav GANGULY: 263
Ricky PONTING: 266
Jacques KALLIS: 272
MS DHONI: 273
Rahul DRAVID: 287

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