5 Quickest Batsmen to Score 23000 Runs In International Cricket: In cricket, the performance of the batsman is always judge by the runs he scored. The player who scores the most runs in the game of cricket is considered as the best batsman. Cricketers have to score big in all formats of cricket and in different matches like ODI, T20 or IPL.
In professional international cricket, cricketers have score huge number of runs. In this article we are going to learn about such 5 quickest batsmen who cross the limit of 20000 runs in international cricket.
1. Kumar Sangkkara
A former professional cricketer from Sri Lanka performed in 558 innings in his cricket career. The left handed batsman performed remarkably by scoring 23000 runs. He is rated at number 5 positions that played in all the cricket formats in his career.
2. Jacques Kallis
Jacques is a South Africa’s all-rounder cricketer who scored 23000 runs in 551 innings in his international cricket career. It was a milestone in his cricket career.
3. Ricky Ponting
The third position on this list is spotted by Ricky Pointing, an Australian cricketer. Pointing achieved this position by scoring 23,000 runs in international cricket in 544 innings. This was the big achievement for Ponting.
4. Sachin Tendulkar
How can we forget to mention the name of God of Cricket, master blaster Sachin Tendulkar? Sachin Tendulkar is a former Indian star batsman. He has scored the 23,000 runs in 522 cricket innings. Sachin got the place in highest run scorer in all the two formats of Cricket (ODI and Test Cricket).
5. VIrat Kohli
The new generation’s young, talented and current captain of Indian Cricket Team Virat Kohli positioned top as he overtook the Sachin Tendulkar by scoring the big number 23,000 in just 490 innings. He has achieved this success at very early stage in his cricket career. It was a really a victorious moments when cricketers reached their biggest goal and achieve something that next to impossible. It is not so easy to score so high and grab the topmost positions. But these talented cricketers have shown their extraordinary strength to play and win the hearts of their audiences by scoring the huge number of runs on the ground.