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| On Jan 19, 2022 10:31 PM IST

Most Runs Scored Away from Home in ODIs


It is a very special skill to be contributing in the foreign skill and give confidence to the team. The SENA(South Africa England New Zealand Australia) countries have been the most toughest conditions for any asian player. While the SENA players have been under pressure in the subcontinent conditions. This article provides the update about the players who have scored the most runs in Away ODIs.

Most Runs Scored Away from Home in ODIs

The former skipper and finest Indian cricketer, Virat Kohli has surpassed the record of Sachin Tendulkar and Ricky Ponting in terms of scoring runs in Away ODIs. The first in the list is Kumar Sangakkara with 5518 runs at an average of 43.10. While Virat Kohli now has 5108 runs at an average of 58.04 (highest among the top 4 players). Virat achieved this feat during the 1st ODI of India Tour of South Africa 2021/22 at Boland Park, Paarl.

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Player Name Runs Average
Kumar Sangakkara 5518 43.10
Virat Kohli 5108 58.04
Ricky Ponting 5090 45.04
Sachin Tendulkar 5065 37.24


While Ricky Ponting has 5090 runs at an average of 45.04, and Sachin Tendulkar with 5065 runs at 37.24.

Virat Kohli becomes Leading run scorer for India in Away ODIs

Virat has undoubtedly been the best cricketer, India has ever produced in the 21st century. He has displayed terrific consistency across all the 3 formats of the game. In this process, he has achieved yet another record of scoring most runs by an Indian in overseas soil, and surely has more to come.

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Player Name Matches Runs
Virat Kohli 108 5108
Sachin Tendulkar 147 5065
MS Dhoni 145 4520
Rahul Dravid 107 3998
Sourav Ganguly 100 3468


In these list, apart from Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar, Dhoni is at 3rd with 4520 runs, Rahul Dravid with 3998 runs and Sourav Ganguly is at 5th position with 3468 runs in 100 ODI matches.

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Harshit Rathi

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