Top 5 players who have been run out the most in International cricket

Run out

There are many ways to get out in international cricket but run out is considered to be the worst. Apart from this, this wicket does not even add to the bowler’s account. Many times players have been seen getting run out due to their carelessness.


In many cases, this has also happened due to the tremendous agility of the fielder. Many international players were also adept at getting run out. To survive a run out opportunity, the batters running between the wicket needs to be quick. MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli are such example of quick runners, thus, their run outs basically none to nothing.

However, there has been some cricketers in the International cricket history who are very accustomed to getting run out. Today, in this article, we take a look at 5 players who were run out the most in International cricket.



At 5th in the list in former Pakistan cricketer Inzamam-ul-Haq. Not many should be surprised seeing his name in the list, but maybe should be surprised at seeing him 5th in the list. His running between the wickets was very slow. He was run out a total of 46 times.

Ricky Ponting

Next in our list is former Australia captain Ricky Ponting. It is surprising to have his name in the list, given that he runs fast between the wickets. Ponting’s name has come here because of the long career and also the number of matches he has played. He has been run out a total of 47 times.

Marvan Atapattu

Former Sri Lankan team captain Marvan Atapattu was not bad at running. Together with Sanath Jayasuriya, he played many brilliant innings for Sri Lanka. He has been a technically competent player in both Tests and ODIs. He has been run out a total of 48 times.


Mahela Jayawardene

Next player in our list is former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene. He has been seen getting run out after playing good innings for the team several times. He was not less than anywhere in running between the wickets, but on many occasions Mahela Jayawardene had to bear the brunt of the mistake of the front player as he has been run out a total of 51 times.

Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid is at the top of list. Surprised nah! Well so are we. While he was a wall that was almost impossible to beat in the Test, it is the ODI cricket that adds more to his tally. Dravid has been run out a total of 53 times in International cricket.

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