IND vs WI, 3rd ODI: Rohit Sharma Needs 26 Runs to Surpass Yuvraj Singh in Total Number of ODI Runs
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As India team gear up for the third ODI against West Indies at Trinidad, Rohit Sharma is on the verge of surpassing a former Indian cricketer in total number of ODI runs. The Indian opener needs just 26 runs to surpass Yuvraj Singh in total number of ODI runs. Sharma currently has hit 8676 runs in 210 ODI innings so far. Former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh has 8701 ODI runs which the left-handed batsman smashed in 278 ODI innings. West Indies vs India Cricket Score 3rd ODI Match. 

Sharma could only score 18 runs in the first ODI. He was dismissed by Roston Chase. However, Sharma was spectacular in the 2nd T20 against West Indies in which he hit 67 runs. Sharma is in great form since World Cup 2019 and it is expected that he may come with a great knock anytime soon. If the right-handed batsman is able to score 26 runs in the 3rd ODI, he will leapfrog Yuvraj in the list of cricketers with most ODI runs. Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar leads the tally with 18,426 runs in ODI. India vs West Indies 3rd ODI 2019: Rohit Sharma vs Sheldon Cottrell and Other Exciting Mini Battles to Watch Out for in Trinidad. 

India defeated West Indies in the 2nd ODI by 59 runs. Virat Kohli hit a century to take India to 279-7 batting first. Shreyas Iyer also played a marvellous knock of 71 runs. West Indies were given a DLS updated target of 270 runs in 46 overs but the hosts were bowled out at the score of 210 runs. The first ODI was washed out due to rain. India will seek to clinch the ODI series in the third ODI while the Caribbean side will look to level the series. Earlier, India defeated West Indies in the T20 series 3-0.