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India vs. England 4th Test: Rohit Sharma completes 15000 Runs in International Cricket

On 3rd September 2021, Rohit Sharma completes 15000 runs in International cricket during the India vs England Test series. Rohit Sharma achieved this feat while batting in the 2nd inning of the 4th Test match. 

India vs. England 4th Test Rohit Sharma completes 15000 Runs

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India vs. England 4th Test: Rohit Sharma joined the elite list

When Rohit Sharma scored his 11th run in the 2nd inning, he became the eighth Indian player to achieve this landmark of 15000 runs in International cricket. Overall, Rohit Sharma is in the 39th spot on the list of leading run-getter across all formats. Sachin Tendulkar top the list. Here is the list of Indian players who have achieved this feat.

RankPlayerInningInternational Runs
1Sachin Tendulkar78234357
2Rahul Dravid60524208
3Virat Kohli49023049
4Sourav Ganguly 48818575
5MS Dhoni52617266
6Virender Sehwag44317253
7Md. Azharuddin45515593
8Rohit Sharma397*15009
(Note data is till 3rd September 2021)

Rohit Sharma enters into the top five fastest Indian players List

Rohit Sharma took 397 innings to complete the 15000 runs mark in International cricket in India vs. England series. He became the fifth-fastest to achieve this feat among Indian players. Virat Kohli, who took 333 innings, is the fastest Indian player to complete 15000 runs.

Indian Player NameInnings to 15000 International Runs
Virat Kohli333
Sachin Tendulkar356
Rahul Dravid368
Virender Sehwag371
Rohit Sharma397

Rohit Sharma Batting Career

Rohit Sharma has scored 2940 runs in 43 Test matches with the help of one double-hundred and seven hundred so far. However, his majority of international runs come from ODI cricket. He has smashed 9205 runs in 227 ODI matches with three double hundreds. He also hit twenty-nine hundred and forty-three fifties in ODI cricket. He also played 111 International T20 games for India and scored 2864 runs with a strike rate of 138.96. (source)

FormatMInnRunsAvg200s100s50sHS
ODI227220920548.9632943264
Test4374*294045.861714212
T20111103286432.180422118
(Stats upto 3rd September 2021)

Rohit Sharma, a well-established batsman in ODI cricket, impressed everyone in India vs England Test series. He shows the world that he can play resolute innings as well. Rohit Sharma will be eyeing more runs in this India vs. England Test series.

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