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!
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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:

Sr. No.

Player

Innings

Year

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
9. Tillakaratne Dilshan 293 2015

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!