India vs west indies, 3rd ODI: Indian team opener and vice-captain Rohit Sharma (19459004] Not far from reaching number seven in ODI cricket's highest scoring players. He will be just 26 runs away from breaking Yuvraj Singh's record when he starts playing on Wednesday (August 14) in the three-match ODI series against the West Indies. Former all-rounder Yuvraj of Team India has scored 8701 runs in 304 ODIs. At the same time, Rohit Sharma has scored 8676 runs in 217 matches so far. Yuvraj Singh retired from international cricket earlier this year. After retiring from international cricket, he played in the Global T20 Canada.
In this ODI record, there are 6 players ahead of Rohit Sharma – Sachin Tendulkar (18426), Virat Kohli (11406), Sourav Ganguly (11363), Rahul Dravid (10889), Mohammad Azharuddin (9378), Yuvraj Singh. (8701).
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26 runs behind Yuvraj Rohit Sharma
It is worth noting that Yuvraj Singh has scored 8609 runs in ODIs while playing for India. While playing for Asia XI, he scored 92 in 2007 against Africa XI in three ODIs. Rohit Sharma has failed in the second ODI of the three ODI series against the West Indies. The Indian vice-captain was dismissed for only 18 runs in the second match. In the third match, Rohit would like to return to his rhythm.
He has been in tremendous form since the ICC World Cup 2019. In this tournament, Rohit scored 648 runs with five centuries and was the top scorer. Due to his superb batting, Rohit won the 'Golden Bat' in the World Cup. Despite Rohit Sharma being dismissed early in the second ODI, India easily won the match by 59 runs. India lead 1-0 in the series.
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Virat will go ahead of Ramnaresh Sarwan by scoring 25 runs
On Sunday, captain Virat Kohli became the second highest run-scorer in ODIs. Now he has a chance that he can break the record of Jack Kallis. Kallis has scored 11,406 runs. Kohli has to score 174 runs for this. If Kohli scores 25 runs in the third ODI, then he will overtake Ramnaresh Sarwan of West Indies. Kohli has scored 676 runs in 14 ODIs against the West Indies at an average of 61.45.
Kuldeep Shami is also close to breaking the record
Left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav has reached very close to a record. This Kolkata Knight Riders spinner is 4 wickets away from 100 ODI wickets. Kuldeep has taken 96 wickets in 53 ODIs. If he takes four wickets in the third ODI, he will complete 100 wickets.