During second India vs Windies One-Day International (ODI), Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli broke Sachin Tendulkar’s record of fastest to 10,000 runs. Tendulkar took 259 innings to reach the 10,000 ODI runs while Kohli achieved the feat in just 205 innings. At the start of second ODI, Kohli needed 81 more runs to reach the landmark. The right-handed batsmen reached the 10,000-run mark in the 37th over of Indian innings with a single towards long-on. IND vs WI 2nd ODI Live Score Updates
Kohli now becomes the only 13th international cricketer to reach the 10,000 runs in ODIs. He also happens to be the fifth Indian batsman after Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, and MS Dhoni to reach the landmark.
Kohli (29 years 353 days) also becomes the second youngest to reach the 10,000 runs in ODIs. Tendulkar, who achieved the feat at the age of 27 years and 341 days still remains the youngest. Meanwhile, Kohli also is fastest to 10,000 ODI runs since making his debut, breaking Dravid’s record. He took 3270 days to achieve the milestone while Dravid took 3969 days. Virat Kohli Becomes Fastest Batsman to Score 10,000 ODI Runs; Breaks Sachin Tendulkar's Record; Joins Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, and MS Dhoni in the Elite List!
Meanwhile, Twitterati were in a frenzy as Kohli achieved yet another milestone. The reactions started pouring in the moment Kohli hit his 10,000th run in ODIs.
If Virat Kohli's biopic is made in 2018. pic.twitter.com/YqSRf1HROq
— SAGAR (@sagarcasm) October 24, 2018
Virat Kohli is the fastest to 10,000 runs in ODIs in terms of balls faced (10,813) as well as innings batted (205).
He has broken Sanath Jayasuriya's record who completed 10K runs off 11,296 balls and Sachin Tendulkar who did it in 259 innings. #KingKohli
— Mazher Arshad (@MazherArshad) October 24, 2018
— Arnaz Bisney (@ArnazBisney) October 24, 2018
Virat Unstoppable Kohli 👏
ODI 💯 No. 37 for him. He also become the fastest batsman ever to score 10,000 ODI runs. What a player he is 👌
— Abdul Baseer (@AbdulBaseer_) October 24, 2018
Warm wishes to master batsman Virat Kohli on setting a new world record today by becoming the fastest to score 10,000 runs in ODIs.
— Srinivas B V (@srinivasiyc) October 24, 2018
— Madhav Sharma (@HashTagCricket) October 24, 2018
India currently lead the five-match series 1-0. The home side won the opening ODI by eight wickets after Kohli and Rohit Sharma smashed centuries each. Meanwhile, at the time of writing this report, Kohli completed his second consecutive century against Windies. This is Kohli's 37th century in ODIs.