India opening batsman Rohit Sharma on Friday achieved the massive landmark of completing 15,000 runs in cricket. The 33-year-achieved the landmark while batting for India in the second Test of the ongoing 4th Test against England. He is the only 8th cricketer from India to achieve the landmark which also features Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Virat Kohli.
Check the elite list from India below:
- Sachin Tendulkar
- Rahul Dravid
- Virat Kohli
- Sourav Ganguly
- MS Dhoni
- Virender Sehwag
- Mohd Azharuddin
Rohit Sharma 15000 runs: His next target will be to pip Azharduddin, Virender Sehwag and Sourav Ganguly in the upcoming years and enter the Top 4. Rohit Sharma has so far slammed 9205 runs in ODIs, followed by 2864 runs in T20Is and 2900+ runs in Test matches. It includes 40 centuries and 79 fifties. The right-handed batsman has a phenomenal average across all three formats. He will also be looking to score big and also complete 3000 Test runs in the ongoing India vs England series.
Fastest to Score 15000 Runs as Indian
Rohit Sharma is the fifth-fastest to achieve the landmark among Indian batsmen. Virat Kohli is the fastest with 333 innings.
333: Virat Kohli
397: Rohit Sharma
452: MS Dhoni
Rohit Sharma, who is a swashbuckling ODI batsman with three triple centuries in the 50-over format, is now working on his Test career. He has been impressive since his return against Australia earlier this year. He impressed the selectors in Australia and continued his stellar form against England at home.