The first thing a cricket fan or analyst looks at when determining a player's worth is his or her records and statistics. The stats become more essential as the game becomes more professional. For a batsman, the most crucial figure is the number of runs he has scored. The number indicating his average would be a tough competitor. A batter's average is a figure that shows how consistent a batsman has been. Reaching the 7000-run mark is a significant achievement for batters. The top 10 players to score 7000 runs in one-day internationals are listed below.
The South African Opener had long been a source of amazement due to his incredible consistency. In one-day internationals, he is the fastest to 2000, 3000, 4000, 5000, 6000, and 7000 runs.
He's also the fastest player to reach ten ODI hundreds. Amla finished his career with 8,113 runs at a 49.47 average.
He holds the record for the fastest time reaching 7000 ODI runs. In 150 innings, he reached the century mark.
Virat Kohli, India's run engine and arguably the finest batsman of the contemporary era is a joy to watch.
Virat Kohli is the fastest batsman to 8000, 9000, 10000, 11000, and 12,000 ODI runs, as well as the batter with the second most ODI centuries.
He is the second-fastest player in ODI history to reach 7000 runs. Virat Kohli did it in 161 innings.
AB De Villiers
From the South African team to his IPL franchise, AB de Villiers was a critical part of every team he played for.
AB de Villiers holds several of records, including the fastest ODI fifty, fastest ODI hundred, and fastest ODI 150.
He is the third-fastest player to reach 7000 ODI runs. In only 166 innings, he achieved the century mark.
Saurav Ganguly is regarded as one of India's best captains and batsmen. With an average of 40.95, he scored 11,221 runs in 308 matches.
He is the fourth player in ODI history to reach 7000 runs. He needed 174 innings to break the record.
Rohit Sharma, the third Indian on this list, is one of the top limited-overs batters in the world, as well as one of the best openers.
Among the many records he has set, his three double tonnes are usually the most talked about. But he also has a number of other records, including a fantastic ODI average of 48.96.
Rohit Sharma is the fifth-fastest player to 7000 ODI runs, having reached the milestone in 181 innings.
Brian Lara(West Indies)
Brian Lara is regarded as one of the greatest match-winners in cricket history. His ability and will to hit home runs had always wowed the crowd.
Brain Lara's greatness can simply be seen in the fact that he excelled in both game types. In both ODI and Test cricket, he amassed over 10,000 runs.
On the list of fastest to 7000 ODI runs, he is ranked sixth. He needed 183 innings to reach the 200-inning mark.
Desmond Haynes (West Indies)
Desmond Haynes was one-half of one of cricket's best opening partnerships. His calm demeanor is a fantastic match for his fiery colleague Gordon Greenidge.
Desmond Haynes finished his ODI career with a slew of records. With an average of 41.38, he amassed 8,648 runs and 17 centuries. For his time, these ODI figures were incredible.
He scored 7000 ODI runs in 187 innings, placing him seventh on the list of fastest ODI 7000-run scorers.