Top 5 Leading Run-Scorer in ODI in 2013
Cricket is the most popular sport in India. It is known as the game of gentleman. In 2013 year, we find the many new upcoming batsman come out with good performance and place their positions in their teams such as Shikhar Dhawan, George bailey, de Kock, Ahemd Shehzad, Joe Root and most interesting to see that some of these players are leading run-scorer in ODI but here we have compiled a list of “TOP 5 LEADING RUN-SCORER IN ODI IN 2013″.
1. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is a right-handed middle order batsman of Indian Cricket Team. He is emerging as a new star in Indian Cricket. He became the fastest player to hit 17 hundreds in ODI. He became the fourth India batsman in ODI to hit 1000 or more runs in three or more consecutive calendar years after Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and MS Dhoni. He smashed the fastest ODI century by an Indian and the seventh fastest ever. He also holds the record to make 11 hundreds in chases after Sachin Tendulkar. He became the first Indian to score a century on World Cup debut.
Strike Rate: 98
Misbah-ul-Haq is a right-handed batsman of Pakistan Cricket Team. He is the current captain of Test and ODI of the Pakistan. He holds the record for having scored the most fifties(33) without ever having scored a century. He is best known for his composure and temperament with the bat while he has the ability to play big shots when required. He holds the record for having scored the most fifties(13) in a calendar year with Sachin Tendulkar and he can break the record of most fifties in the upcoming series with Sri Lanka.
Strike Rate: 72
3. Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma is a right-handed top-order batsman of India team. He is the captain of Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League. He became the third player to score double ton with 16 sixes in ODI after Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag. He broke the world record for most sixes hit in an ODI innings. He made 2 consecutive Test centuries in his first 2 Test matches. He recently completed 3,000 runs in his ODI carrer.
Strike Rate: 81
4. Shikhar Dhawan
Shikhar Dhawan is left-handed top-order batsman of Indian Cricket Team. He made the second highest score i.e 248 runs of 150 balls in a List A career against South Africa A. He smashed the fastest Test century against Australia in his Test debut. He became the first player to hit 5 ODI centuries in least matches (28). He is currently ranked 9th in ODI rankings. He scored maximum centuries in 2013 calendar year.
Strike Rate: 98
5. George Bailey
George Bailey is a right-handed batsman of Australia Cricket Team. He is current captain of ODI and Test of the Australia. He also plays for Chennai Super Kings in IPL and Melbourne Stars in Big Bash League. He became the second ever Australian to captain an international game, without having played an international game before after Dave Gregory. He is currently ranked 3rd in ODI rankings.
Strike Rate: 100
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