Cricket is an entertaining sport. Every cricket match is exciting to watch. Everyone loves to watch the game of cricket. There are many teams in the game of cricket which are very exciting to watch. One of them is Australia. Australia has played against numerous opponents. Pakistan is also a lovely team to watch. Australia and Pakistan has been a part of many matches in ODI and there have been many records in these matches. In this article, we will look at the top 10 batters with the most runs scored in the ODI matches between Australia and Pakistan.
1. Wasim Akram – 832
Wasim Akram was “The Complete Bowler” at his time. Akram had complete control over swing and seam, all this done at a high pace. Apart from bowling, Akram also provided occasional batting to the team. Akram has been a part of 49 ODI matches against Australia and scored 832 runs. Wasim has one fifty against Australia, and his highest score is 86.
2. Dean Jones – 832
Dean Jones was a top-order batter for Australia. Jones was a natural showman for the Australian national team. Jones was a classical as well as an aggressive batter. Jones has played 21 ODI matches against Pakistan in ODIs and has scored 832 runs. Jones has one century and six fifties against Pakistan in ODIs.
3. David Warner – 839
David is a vital player for Australia in every format. David is known for destructive and unique batting technique which has helped him made a name in cricket. David has played 14 matches against Pakistan in ODIs and has scored 839 runs. Warner has four centuries against Pakistan in ODIs.
4. Michael Bevan – 851
Michael Bevan was one of the most critical batters for the Australian team for a decade. Bevan played for Australia from 1994 to 2004. He has played 28 matches in ODI against Pakistan and scored 85 runs. Bevan has nine fifties against Pakistan in ODIs, and his highest score is 83.
5. Michael Clarke – 939
Michael Clarke was a fantastic middle-order batsman and a talented captain. Clarke is known for sublime and tactical strokeplay. Clarke led Team Australia to their 5th World Cup in 2015. Clarke has been part of 21 ODI matches against Pakistan and scored 939 runs. Clarke has two centuries against Pakistan in ODIs.
6. Inzamam-ul-Haq – 991
Inzamam-ul-Haq was capable of both strength and subtlety. Inzamam was also a great captain for Pakistan in both test and ODI. Inzamam was a type of batsman who played shots all around the wicket. Inzamam has played 34 ODI matches against Australia and has scored 991 runs. Inzamam has nine fifties against Australia in ODIs.
7. Steve Waugh – 1003
Steve Waugh was known for his resilience batting. Waugh led the Australian team to the second World Cup trophy in 1999. Waugh has been a part of 43 ODI matches against Pakistan in ODIs and has scored 1003 runs. Waugh has eight fifties against Pakistan in ODIs.
8. Mohammed Yousuf – 1016
Mohammed Yousuf was one of the most elegant and prolific batters from Pakistan. Yousuf has a high backlift, which made his shot very late. He has played 29 ODI matches against Australia in ODIs and has scored 1016 runs. He has one century and seven fifties against Australia in ODIs, and his highest score is 100.
9. Javed Miandad – 1019
Javed Miandad is the greatest batsman Pakistan has ever produced. Miandad possessed beautiful square cut and he was a fine early reverse sweeper. Javed has played 35 ODI matches against Australia and has scored 1019 runs. Javed has seven fifties against Australia in ODIs. His highest score against Australia in ODIs is 74*.
10. Ricky Ponting – 1107
Ricky Ponting is a legendary captain who played for Australia and made them unstoppable. Ponting started his career with Australia at the age of 20. Ponting has been a part of 35 ODI matches against Pakistan and has scored 1107. Ponting has one century and eight fifties against Pakistan in ODIs.