Players With More Than 500 International Matches

Players With More Than 500 International Matches: On 20th July 2023, it is second test India vs West Indies and on this match Virat Kohli Completed 500 international appearances in all the formats of cricket. Virat Kohli made his test debut against West Indies in 2011 and incidentally he completed his 500 international appearances also against West Indies. Virat Kohli is the 4th Indian Cricketer to play 500 international matches and 10th in the world. This is a very special moment for any cricketer to play 500 international matches for their country. In this Article you will come to know about these 10 players with more than 500 international matches.

 

Players With More Than 500 International Matches:

From all over the world there are 10 Players With More Than 500 International Matches

This list begins with the God of Cricket Sachin Tendulkar and here it is

1. Sachin Tendulkar– 664 Matches

Sachin Tendulkar made his debut on 1989 and played for India till 2013. In his 24 years long career Sachin Tendulkar played total 664 international matches in which he made total 34357 runs and also takes total 201 wickets.

Sachin Tendulkar in his career played total 200 Test matches and made 15921 test runs including 51 test centuries, 68 half centuries and takes 46 wickets in test career.

Sachin Tendulkar played total 463 ODI matches and made total 18426 runs including 49 centuries and 96 half centuries. Sachin Tendulkar also takes 154 wickets in his ODI career. Sachin had appeared only once in T20I cricket in that single matches he scored only 10 runs and takes one wicket.

2. Mahela Jayawardene– 652 matches

Mahela Jayawardene the legendary Sri Lankan batsman was the pillar of Sri Lankan batting lineup in his time. He made his debut for Sri Lanka in 1997 and retired on 2015. During this 18 years long cricketing career Mahela Jayawardene played total 652 international matches and made total 25957 runs.

Mahela Jayawardene in his career played total 149 Test matches and made 11814 test runs including 34 test centuries, 50 half centuries and takes 6 wickets in test career.

Mahela Jayawardene played total 448 ODI matches and made total 12650 runs including 19 centuries and 77 half centuries. Mahela Jayawardene also takes 8 wickets in his ODI career. Mahela Jayawardene had appeared 55 times in T20I cricket and made 1493 runs including 1 century and 9 half centuries.

3. Kumar Sangakkara– 594 matches

Kumar Sangakkara is considered as most stylish batsman Sri Lanka has ever produced. Kumar made his debut for Sri Lanka in 2000 and gets retired in 2015. In his 15 years of cricket Kumar Sangakkara played total 594 international matches and made total 28016 runs in international cricket.

Kumar Sangakkara in his career played total 134 Test matches and made 12400 test runs including 38 test centuries, 52 half centuries.

Kumar Sangakkara played total 404 ODI matches and made total 14234 runs including 25 centuries and 93 half centuries. Kumar Sangakkara had appeared 56 times in T20I cricket and made 1382 runs 8 half centuries.

4. Sanath Jayasuriya– 586 matches

Sanath Jayasuriya was also the legendary Sri Lankan batsman who started his career as a spinner who used to bats at number and ended as most dangerous openers of all time who used to change the game in ODI cricket in first 15 overs of the game. Sanath Jayasuriya made his debut for Sri Lanka in 1989 and played till 2011. In his 22 years Career be played total 586 international matches in which he made 21032 runs and takes 440 wickets.

Sanath Jayasuriya in his career played total 110 Test matches and made 6973 test runs including 14 test centuries, 31 half centuries and takes 98 wickets in test career.

Sanath Jayasuriya played total 445 ODI matches and made total 13430 runs including 28 centuries and 68 half centuries. Sanath Jayasuriya also takes 323 wickets in his ODI career. Sanath Jayasuriya had appeared 31 times in T20I cricket and made 629 runs including 4 half centuries.

5. Ricky Ponting– 560 matches

Australia’s best captain of all time was also a best batsman in that time. Ricky Ponting made his debut in 1995 for Australia and played till 2012. Ricky Ponting had played 560 international matches in which he made 27483 runs.

Ricky Ponting in his career played total 168 Test matches and made 13378 test runs including 41 test centuries, 62 half centuries and takes 5 wickets in test career.

Ricky Ponting played total 375 ODI matches and made total 13704 runs including 30 centuries and 82 half centuries. Ricky Ponting also takes 3 wickets in his ODI career. Ricky Ponting had appeared 17 times in T20I cricket and made 401 runs including 2 half centuries.

6. MS Dhoni– 538 matches

India’s most successful captain of all time MS Dhoni has made his debut in 2004 and played till 2019. MS Dhoni played total 538 international matches and made 17266 runs.

MS Dhoni in his career played total 90 Test matches and made 4876 test runs including 6 test centuries, 33 half centuries.

MS Dhoni played total 350 ODI matches and made total 10773 runs including 10 centuries and 73 half centuries. MS Dhoni also takes 1 wicket in his ODI career. MS Dhoni had appeared 98 times in T20I cricket and made 1617 runs 2 half centuries.

7. Shahid Afridi– 524 matches

Shahid Afridi was a former Pakistani cricketer who was very popular in Pakistan after Imran Khan. Shahid Afridi was the first cricketer to made the fastest ODI century which come on just 37 balls. Shahid Afridi made his debut for Pakistan in 1996 and played till 2018. In his 18 years career he played 524 international matches and made 11196 runs and takes 541 wickets.

Shahid Afridi in his career played total 27 Test matches and made 1716 test runs including 5 test centuries, 8 half centuries and takes 48 wickets in test career.

Shahid Afridi played total 398 ODI matches and made total 8064 runs including 6 centuries and 39 half centuries. Shahid Afridi also takes 395 wickets in his ODI career. Shahid Afridi had appeared 99 times in T20I cricket and made 1416 runs including 4 half centuries. In these 99 T20 matches he takes 98 wickets.

8. Jaques Kallis– 519 matches

Jaques Kallis is the greatest all rounder of all time. Jacques Kallis made his debut for South Africa in 1995 and played till 2014 in these 19 years career he played 519 international matches and made 25534 runs and also takes 577 wickets.

Jacques Kallis in his career played total 166 Test matches and made 13289 test runs including 45 test centuries, 58 half centuries and takes 292 wickets in test career.

Jacques Kallis played total 328 ODI matches and made total 11579 runs including 17 centuries and 86 half centuries. Jacques Kallis also takes 273 wickets in his ODI career. Jacques Kallis had appeared 25 times in T20I cricket in these matches he scored only 333 runs and takes 12 wicket.

9. Rahul Dravid– 509 matches

The wall of Indian Cricket team made his debut in 1996 and played till 2012. Rahul Dravid in his career appeared in 509 matches and made 24208 runs.

Rahul Dravid in his career played total 164 Test matches and made 13288 test runs including 36 test centuries, 63 half centuries and takes 1 wicket in test career.

Rahul Dravid played total 344 ODI matches and made total 10889 runs including 12 centuries and 83 half centuries. Rahul Dravid also takes 4 wickets in his ODI career. Rahul Dravid had appeared only once in T20I cricket and in that single matches he scored 31 runs.

10. Virat Kohli-500 matches and counting

Virat Kohli is only player in this list who is playing currently. Virat Kohli made his debut for India in 2008 and on 20 July, 2023 Virat Kohli Completed his 500th International Match. Virat Kohli in his career till today 21st July 2023 made 25582 runs in 500 international matches.

Virat Kohli in his career till 24th July 2023 played total 111 Test matches and made 8676 test runs including 29 test centuries, 29 half centuries.

Virat Kohli played total 274 ODI matches till 24 July, 2023 and made total 12898 runs including 46 centuries and 65 half centuries. Virat Kohli also takes 4 wickets in his ODI career. Virat Kohli had played in 115 T20I matches till 21st July 2023 and scored 4008 runs including 1 century and 37 half centuries, Virat also takes 4 wickets in T20 cricket.

These are 10 Players With More Than 500 International Matches

 

Virat Kohli become 4th Indian to Complete 500 Internation:al Matches:

4 Indian Players With More Than 500 International Matches are

After Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni and Rahul Dravid, Virat Kohli becomes 4th Indian to appear on 500 International Matches. Number to matches completed by these players:

1. Sachin Tendulkar is at number 1 with 664 international matches

2. MS Dhoni is at number 2 with 538 international matches.

2. Rahul Dravid is at number 3 with 509 international matches

4. Virat Kohli is at number 4 with 500 international matches and counting.

These are 4 Indian Players With More Than 500 International Matches

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