Indian captain Virat Kohli is going to cross major landmark as he can overtake former West Indies batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan on the list of a batsman with most runs in India West Indies ODIs in the Caribbean. India opener Rohit Sharma is on the verge of reaching a spot on the list of India take on West Indies in the 3rd ODI cricket. On Wednesday India is going to face West Indies in the 3rd ODI of the continuing series in Trinidad.
Rohit Sharma is only 26 runs far to world cup winning all-rounder Yuvraj Singh on the ODI batting charts. Yuvraj has 8701 runs in 304 ODI matches in his record book. Rohit Sharma has 8676 runs 217 matches while Yuvraj Singh finished his mindboggling carrier with 8701 runs in 304 matches.
Yuvraj took his retirement from international cricket earlier this year and played T20 cricket at the second season of Global T20 Canada.
Other players in the highest scorer list
Sachin Tendulkar(18426), Virat Kohli(11406), Sourav Gangly (11363), Rahul Dravid (10889), MS Dhoni (10773), Mohammad Azharuddin (9378), Yuvraj Singh (8701) comes before Rohit Sharma in the list of the highest scorer.
Notably, Yuvraj Singh has 8609 runs for India in ODI cricket in his whole carrier. He has scored 92 runs for Asia XI over 3 ODIs against Africa XI in 2007. Rohit has also faced a rare failure in the 2nd ODI of the ongoing 3 matches ODI series against West Indies at the Queen’s Park Oval Stadium in Port of Spain on Sunday.
The India vice-captain managed just runs during an uncharacteristic knock where he suffers to put bat to ball. Rohit though seems to determine on getting back to scoring ways. He was in his best form during the ICC Cricket World Cup, finishing the quadrennial tournament with being on the top of the table tally of 648 runs including a record-breaking count of 5 hundred.
Despite Rohit got out early India rode on Virat Kohli’s 42nd ODI hundred to clinch a dominant 59 runs win over West Indies and take an unbeatable 1-0 lead the ODI series on Sunday.
Kohli on breaking Sarwan’s record
Kohli, which is the 2nd highest Indian run-scorer in ODIs Sunday, has an opportunity to go past Jacques Kallis on the ODI batting charts. Kohli who owns 11406 runs required 174 runs in order to go past Kalli’s tally.
Meanwhile, Kohli can also require just 25 runs to go past Ramnaresh Sarwan on the list of a batsman with most runs in ODIs in India West Indies fixtures in the West Indies. Kohli has 676 runs scored in 14 matches at a staggering average of 61.45.
Kuldeep on the verge of overtaking Shami
There is also another opportunity coming soon for India to celebrate is Kuldeep Yadav is on verge of breaking a major Indian ODI record. The left-arm wrist-spinner Kuldeep is 4 runs away from 100 ODI wickets. He is also going to be the fastest Indian bowler to get to landmark if he manages to get at least 4 wickets to haul in the 3rd ODI against West Indies on Wednesday.