Cricket – a fascinating game for the whole world, but only a word can’t describe cricket, it’s full of surprises and mysteries. Today we have summed up 10 of the players with most run outs in ODIs in cricket history.

10. Aravinda de Silva

The former Sri Lankan player is presently 48 years hold. He played for Sri Lankan national team and other teams like Auckland, Kent, Nondescripts Cricket Club. He was a right hand batsman and Right arm off break bowler. He started his journey in the world of cricket in 1984 till he retired in 2003. In his 19 years of career he played 296 innings and has been run out in 27 times with a percentage of 9.12. He is our number 10.

9. Allan Border

The former Aussie captain, Allan Robert Border is presently 58 years old. This Australian star started his journey in 1979 till 1994. He was a left hand batsman with sheer class and also a slow left arm orthodox bowler. He served the Australian team in many roles, as a player, as a captain, as a coach and as an administrator of Australian national team. He was captain of Australian team since 1984 to 1994. In his 15 years of career he played 252 innings and been run out 28 times with a percentage of 11.11. He is our number 9.

8. Rahul Dravid

He is also known as “THE WALL” and was born in January 11, 1973. He was a right hand batsman and this legend also possessed good wicket keeping skills. He has been a captain of Indian team from 2003 to 2007. Throughout his career he played 249 innings and been run out 29 times which leaves him with a percentage of 11.65.

7. Mohammad Yousuf

This 39 year old played and served the Pakistan national team. He started of his journey 1998 till 2005. He was a right handed middle order batsman for Pakistan. In his 7 years of international career, he played 191 innings and been run out for 30 times which leaves him at a percentage of 15.71 and he holds the 7th spot in our list.

6. Arjuna Ranatunga

The former World Cup winning Sri Lankan captain from Colombo was a left handed batsman and right arm medium pace bowler. This 50 years old cricketer served the Sri Lankan national team from 1982 till 1999. In his 7 years of international cricket, he played 250 innings from which he has been run out 30 times which leaves him a percentage of 11.76. He is in number 6.

5. Mark Waugh

One of the Waugh brothers from Canterbury, Sydney was a right hand batsman. This Australian player started his journey in international cricket in 1988 and continued till 2002. In his career, he played 236 innings and been run out 32 times with a percentage of 13.56.

4. Mohammad Azharuddin

 This former Indian player was a captain of Indian national team from 1989 to 1998.He was a right hand batsman and right arm medium pace bowler. He started his cricket journey in 1985 and ended it in the year 2000. Throughout his career, he played 308 innings and from those he has been run out 32 times with a percentage of 10.39. He is our number 4.

3. Marvan Atapattu

He was a former opening batsman for Sri Lanka and was one of the most dependable batsmen in the Lankan line up for years. He started playing international cricket in 1990 and ended it in 2005. In his 15 years of career, he played a total of 230 innings and been run out 37 times which leaves him a percentage of a maximum 16.09 and he holds the 3rd spot.

2.  Inzamam-ul-Haq

He was a giant alike Right hand batsman. He was a player as well as a captain of Pakistan national team. He captained Pakistan national team from 2000 to 2006. He started his international career in 1991 till 2005. In his 14 years of career he played 322 innings and been run out 38 times with a percentage of 11.80.

1. Wasim Akram

He is perhaps one of the best left-arm fast bowlers of all time. Wasim Akram could make the ball walk and talk like no one else did. An explosive, exciting genius who could change the game with the bat as well. This genius also captained the Pakistan national team from 1992 to 1999. In his 19 years of career (1984 – 2003) he have played 280 innings and been run out 38 times with a percentage of 13.57 and to add to his misfortune, he tops this list as the player who has been run out the most.


All in a quick view:






Run Outs


Wasim Akram (PAK)





Inzamam-Ul-Haq (PAK)





Marvan Atapattu (SL)





Mohammad Azharuddin (IND)





Mark Waugh (AUS)





Arjuna Ranatunga (SL)





Mohammad Yusuf (PAK)





Rahul Dravid (IND)





Allan Border (AUS)





Aravinda De Silva (SL)







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