Team India is blessed to have a large pool of highly talented cricketers. Over the years India has produced some exceptionally talented players who went on to dominate the cricketing world. The main reason behind the presence of a large pool of outstanding cricketers is the domestic structure built by The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
In this article, we will take you through the list of Top 10 Run Scorers For Team India In International Cricket. There are a total of 14 Indian cricketers who have crossed the 10,000 runs mark in international cricket, among them only 8 players have crossed the 15,000 runs mark and So far only 3 Indian cricketers have made it past 20,000 international runs. ( Test, One Day Internationals, and T20I combined).
Top 10 Run Scorers For Team India In International Cricket
10. Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh was the main man behind India’s triumph in the 2011 50-over World Cup tournament. In that event he achieved enormous milestones, he won in total 4 Player of the match awards and a Player of the Tournament award as well. Yuvraj managed to score 362 runs in the marquee event and he bagged 15 wickets.
His career was filled with big achievements and he was also known as sixer king for his boundary-hitting abilities. In the 2007 T20 World Cup Triumph, he smashed 6 consecutive sixes in an over in the match against England to Stuart Broad.
Yuvraj Singh played his last international match for India in 2017 and he announced his retirement on 10 June 2019. However, before his exit from the Indian cricket team, he managed to play 402 games for Team India and scored 11778 runs at an average of 35.05. He was also able to score 17 hundred and 71 fifties while representing his nation. Also With the ball, Yuvraj contributed for India as he managed to pick 148 wickets in his career.