Most ODI runs in a calendar year: Gill overtakes Ganguly during IND vs NZ CWC23 match, Sachin at top

Shubman Gill crossed Sourav Ganguly in the list of most runs in a calendar year during India’s World Cup semifinal against New Zealand in Mumbai on Wednesday.

Published : Nov 15, 2023 15:46 IST , CHENNAI - 1 MIN READ

India’s Shubman Gill in action.
India’s Shubman Gill in action. | Photo Credit: EMMANUAL YOGINI/ The Hindu
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India’s Shubman Gill in action. | Photo Credit: EMMANUAL YOGINI/ The Hindu

Shubman Gill crossed Sourav Ganguly in the list of most runs in a calendar year during India’s World Cup semifinal against New Zealand in Mumbai on Wednesday.

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The right-handed batter went past the former India captain’s tally of 1579 runs in the year 2000. Gill crossed the tally in his 28th innings of the year. Overall, Gill sits joint-seventh in the list.

India’s Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for the most runs in a year when he hit 1894 runs in 33 innings in 1998.

Gill’s innings was cut short after he retired hurt on 79 off 65 deliveries due to cramps.

Most ODI runs in a calendar year:

Player Year Matches Runs Average Strike Rate
1. Sachin Tendulkar 1998 34 1894 65.41 102.15
2. Sourav Ganguly 1999 41 1767 46.50 76.00
3. Rahul Dravid 1999 43 1761 46.34 75.16
4. Sachin Tendulkar 1996 32 1601 53.70 82.40
5. Matthew Hayden 2007 32 1611 59.29 89.19
6. Saeed Anwar 1996 36 1595 51.45 91.56
7. Shubman Gill* 2023 28 1580 65.83 105.68
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