When an opener comes to bat in the powerplay, he plays fearlessly and scores a lot of runs, today we will talk about Indian openers who have scored the most runs while opening for India, including Sachin Tendulkar, Birender Sehwal and Rohit Sharma. Players like Sikhar Dhawan are included
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Virender Sehwag was one of the best aggressive opening batsmen in the world during his cricketing days. In terms of scoring the most runs as an Indian opener in international cricket, Virender Sehwag comes first in the list. Sehwag has scored 16,119 runs as an opener.
Sachin Tendulkar is the highest run scorer in the history of Test and One Day Internationals. The Little Master scored 15335 runs while opening for India in international cricket.
Rohit Sharma is currently the best opener in the world across all three formats of the game. He started his career as a middle-order batsman in the early years of his career before being promoted as an opener and since then he has not looked back. Rohit Sharma has scored 12,930 runs for India as an opener and is 70 runs away from becoming the third Indian opener to score 13,000 runs in international cricket.
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Sunil Gavaskar comes fourth on the list of scoring the most runs as an opener for India in international cricket. The former Indian cricketer scored 12,258 runs to his name.
Shikhar Dhawan is one of the best aggressive opening batsman for India. He played fearless cricket with excellent shot selection. He scored 10867 runs in international cricket as an opening batsman for India.