There is no better feeling than representing the country. Over the decades, several players went on to play for Team India. However, not many survived the competition in international cricket. The ones who played a consistent brand of cricket cemented their spots.
We have seen some cricketers making a real case for themselves across all three formats of the game. In this article, we will learn more about the names of cricketers who represented Team India in 50 matches across formats.
1. MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni is the most successful captain in the history of Indian cricket. Under his tutelage, Team India have won three ICC trophies namely ICC T20 World Cup 2007, ICC ODI World Cup 2011 and ICC Champions Trophy 2013. MS Dhoni played 350 ODIs, 98 T20Is and 90 Tests.
2. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is currently the best batsman in the world across all three formats. India’s run machine has smacked as many as 75 centuries in international cricket, which is the most among the active players in the current era. He played 108 Tests, 274 ODIs and 115 T20Is.
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3. Ravichandran Ashwin
India’s veteran off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is one of the most experienced players in the Indian cricket team. He took 474 wickets in Tests, 151 wickets in ODIs and 72 wickets in T20Is. Overall, he played 92 Tests, 113 ODIs and 65 T20Is.
4. Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra Jadeja is one of the Indian cricketers who has played more than 50 Tests across all three formats of the game. The productive all-rounder has represented Team India in 64 Tests, 174 ODIs and 64 T20Is.
5. Rohit Sharma
Indian captain Rohit Sharma is playing his milestone 50th Test match against Australia in the WTC final 2023. As a result, he became the fifth Indian player to play 50 matches across all three formats. Rohit Sharma played 49 Tests, 243 ODIs and 148 T20Is.
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Updated as of June 8, 2023*