Virat Kohli has made it a habit of sorts to make or break a record while he goes out to bat in the middle. Kohli has become the 13th batsmen in cricket history to score over 10,000 runs in ODI format. However, he has reached the milestone in the least number of innings and is the fastest to cross the 10,000-run mark! Read Live Cricket Score & Match Updates of India vs West Indies 2nd ODI Match Here.
The Indian captain added another feather in his already star-studded cap, when he crossed the 10,000-run mark in ODI cricket. Not only did he reach the landmark figure, but also became the fastest player to reach the mark. In doing so, he broke the 17-year record which was previously held by Sachin Tendulkar.
The Master Blaster took 259 innings to reach the landmark figure back in 2001. Next on the list is Sourav Ganguly, who crossed the figure in 263 innings. On the other hand, Virat Kohli has taken only 205 innings to reach 10,000 ODI runs.
List of Players Who Were Fastest to Score 10,000 Runs in ODI Format:
|1.||Virat Kohli, India||205*||2018|
|2.||Sachin Tendulkar, India||259||2001|
|3.||Sourav Ganguly, India||263||2005|
|4.||Ricky Ponting, Australia||266||2007|
|5.||Jacques Kallis, South Africa||272||2009|
|6.||MS Dhoni, India||273||2018|
|7.||Brian Lara, West Indies||278||2006|
|8.||Rahul Dravid, India||287||2007|
When the reports last came in Virat Kohli was batting on 81 runs. In his innings, he hit 8 fours. With this innings, the Indian skipper also scored his 49th half-century in ODI cricket. Along with Virat Kohli, Ambati Rayudu also reached his 9th half-century in ODI format.
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India had scored runs in 37 overs, for the loss of three wickets, when the reports last came in. You can catch the latest updates, and live ball-by-ball commentary of India vs West Indies 2018, 2nd ODI match here!