5 Indian Batsmen With The Highest Average in ODI Cricket
#3 Rohit Sharma - 48.91
Watching Rohit Sharma at his best is like watching a stream in full flow. It is pure, pristine and aesthetic. And, ever since he started opening the innings for India, he has taken his batsmanship to a new orbit and has emerged as one of the most destructive openers in modern day cricket.
Rohit has played 209 innings for India and scored 8658 runs at an average of 48.91, including 27 hundreds and 42 fifties. Rohit is the only batsman to score three double hundreds in ODI cricket. And, in the recently concluded 2019 World Cup, Rohit became the first batsman to score five hundreds in a single edition.
RECORD: Innings: 209, Runs: 8658, Average: 48.91, 100s: 27, 50s: 42
#2 Mahendra Singh Dhoni - 50.57
Mahendra Singh Dhoni will go down as one of the greatest finishers ever, in the history of ODI cricket. Dhoni has steered his side to innumerable thrilling finishes during the course of his illustrious 15-year career.
The legendary cricketer has played 297 innings for India, and scored 10773 runs, at an average of 50.57, including 10 hundreds and 73 fifties. Dhoni will forever be remembered for the magnificent 91* he scored in the 2011 World Cup final, that enabled a cricket mad nation to lift the World Cup after 28 years.
RECORD: Innings: 297, Runs: 10773, Average: 50.57, 100s: 10, 50s: 73