Fastest Indian to Complete 2000 Runs List: KL Rahul can register a special achievement in his name in the ODI match to be played between India and Australia today (March 19). He can become the second fastest Indian to complete 2000 runs in ODI cricket. In this matter, Shikhar Dhawan is present at the first position. Shikhar had scored two thousand ODI runs in just 48 innings.
KL Rahul has played 52 ODIs so far. Here he has scored 1945 runs in 50 innings. That is, he is just 55 runs away from two thousand runs. In the manner in which KL Rahul batted in the last match, it is not difficult for him to achieve this feat. Let us tell you that in the last ODI match, KL Rahul gave victory to Team India by playing an inning of 75 runs.
Top-5 Indians who completed the fastest 2000 ODI runs
Shikhar Dhawan has crossed this figure in 48 innings. He is on top here. After him Navjot Singh Sidhu (52 innings), Sourav Ganguly (52 innings), Virat Kohli (53 innings) and Gautam Gambhir (61 innings) are present in the top-5 of this list.
Rahul had to change the batting order
KL Rahul was flopping badly in all the three formats of cricket for some time now. In such a situation, the vice-captaincy of all the three teams had also gone out of his hands. He was already dropped from the T20 squad, he had to be dropped from the playing-11 of the Test team as well. Although the team management kept faith in him in ODIs. Although here he had to change his batting order. Earlier, where he used to play as an opener, now he is batting at number five in ODIs. This batting order has been great for him so far.
KL Rahul’s figures are surprising on the 5th order
KL Rahul is continuously flopping as an opener but his figures in batting at number 5 are shocking. KL Rahul has so far batted at number 5 for Team India in 17 innings. Here he has scored 733 runs at a batting average of 51+ and a strike rate of around 100. This includes one century and seven half-centuries.
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