SL vs IND: Shikhar Dhawan Completes 6000 ODI Runs, Breaks Viv Richards And Sourav Ganguly's Record to Become 4th Fastest
Shikhar Dhawan has been in top form in the recent past.
New Delhi: Indian captain Shikhar Dhawan has become the fourth fastest to score 6000 ODI runs after he scored a fifty in the first ODI against Sri Lanka at R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium, Colombo on Sunday. Dhawan needed 23 more runs to get to the milestone before the start of the match.
Meanwhile, Hashim Amla is the fastest batsman to score 6000 ODI runs as he achieved the milestone in 123 ODI innings. Furthermore, Dhawan also became the second-fastest Indian batsman to score 6000 ODI runs after regular skipper, Virat Kohli, who achieved the feat in 136 innings.
Dhawan reached the 6000-run mark in 140 innings and surpassed former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly's record of getting to the landmark in 147 ODI innings. Kane Williamson is the third fastest to get to 6000 ODI runs as he got to the milestone in 140 innings. Dhawan broke Vivan Richards as the former legendary WI batsman got to the landmark in 141 innings.
? Milestone Alert ?
Congratulations to @SDhawan25 on completing 6 0 0 0 ODI runs ? ? #TeamIndia #SLvIND
Follow the match ? https://t.co/rf0sHqdzSK pic.twitter.com/OaEFDeF2jB
BCCI (@BCCI) July 18, 2021
On the other hand, Dhawan also became the 13th Indian batsman to score 1000 ODI runs while playing against Sri Lanka. The southpaw needed only 17 runs to get to the milestone before the start of the match.
Furthermore, Dhawan became the fifth Indian captain to score a fifty on captaincy debut after Ajit Wadekar, Sachin Tendulkar, Ravi Shastri and Ajay Jadeja. Earlier, Ishan Kishan scored an ODI fifty on debut off just 33 balls after Prithvi Shaw scored a blistering knock of 43 off just 24 balls. Kishan got off to mark in style as he smashed Dhananjaya de Silva for a six on the first ball he faced on his debut. Kishan is also celebrating his 23rd birthday today.
Meanwhile, Sri Lanka posted a respectable score of 262 runs after Dasun Shanaka won the toss and decided to bat first. In fact, the hosts were able to propel past the 250-run mark as Chamika Karunaratne scored a fine cameo of 43 runs from 35 balls.
Also ReadMore News ›
More News ›
Ind vs Aus: Virat Kohli Continues To Steal Spotlight With His Stunning Dance Moves, Video Goes Viral - WATCH
IND Vs AUS 3rd ODI: Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma Just 2 Runs Away From Reaching Massive Milestone As Pair
South Africa Vs West Indies Live Cricket Score - 3rd ODI - ODI
21 Mar 2023 13:30 IST | 08:00 GMT
South Africa beat West Indies by 4 wickets
Zimbabwe Vs Netherlands Live Cricket Score - 1st ODI - ODI
21 Mar 2023 12:45 IST | 07:15 GMT
Netherlands beat Zimbabwe by 3 wickets
New Zealand Vs Sri Lanka Live Cricket Score - 2nd Test - TEST
17 Mar 2023 03:30 IST | 22:00 GMT - 20 Mar 2023
New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by an innings and 58 runs
Bangladesh Vs Ireland Live Cricket Score - 2nd ODI - ODI
20 Mar 2023 13:30 IST | 08:00 GMT