Top 10 Captains with Most ODI Runs

1. Ricky Ponting (Australia): 8,497 runs

Ricky PontingRicky Thomas Ponting is the most successful ODI skipper ever and holds the distinction of leading Australia to two World Cup and Champions Trophy title each. Ponting was a prolific run-maker and the best ever Australia has seen since Donald Bradman.

In 230 ODIs as captain, Punter amassed 8,497 runs at an average of 42.91 and strike-rate of 83.41 along with 22 centuries and 51 half-centuries. Ricky’s blazing century against India in 2003 World Cup final remains his best ODI knock ever. He was a very aggressive leader, tactically sound and just loved leading from the front and setting high standards for his country.

**ALL STATS UPDATED TILL 11TH NOVEMBER 2016.

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