Most Successful Indian Opening Pairs In ODIs: This time ODI World Cup 2023 is to be played in India. Earlier in the ODI World Cup played in 2019, Team India was eliminated after losing against New Zealand in the semi-finals. At the same time, before the World Cup to be played this time, let us know who has been the most successful opening of Team India in ODIs so far.
These opening batsmen include former Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar, former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly, former fast batsman Virender Sehwag and current Indian captain Rohit Sharma. So far in ODI cricket, the opening pair of former Indian players Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly have scored the most runs for India. Then the pair of Rahit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan comes on the second number in the list. Whereas former Indian players Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar are at number three in the list.
Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar have scored 6609 runs while opening in 136 innings for India. Apart from this, the opening pair of Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan has scored 5125 runs in 114 ODI innings. At the same time, the pair of Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar is present in the list with 3919 runs. Both players have scored these runs in 93 innings.
Highest run-scoring opening pairs for India in ODIs
- Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly – 6609 runs in 136 innings.
- Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma – 5125 runs in 114 innings.
- Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar – 3919 runs in 93 innings.
Now Gill is playing the responsibility of opening with Rohit
Let us tell you that there have been many changes in the opening pair of the Indian team in the last few years. After Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul took over the reins of opening with Rohit Sharma. Amidst Rahul’s poor form and injury, now young batsman Shubman Gill is appearing at the opening with Indian captain Rohit Sharma. Now it has been some time since Gill opened.
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