Indian captain Virat Kohli has become the quickest batsman to reach 10000 runs in one-day cricket surpassed the legendary Sachin Tendulkar. Virat touched this rare feat in the second ODI against West Indies at Vishakapatnam on Wednesday, October 24.
The great Sachin Tendulkar had taken 259 innings to reach 10000 runs landmark while Kohli took 54 innings fewer from the master blaster to reach the milestone.
Virat Kohli had needed 81 runs to complete 10000 before this match. Before the series starts, Kohli was 221 runs behind but the gap was being shortened after his 140 runs inning in the first ODI.
In 205 innings, Kohli has scored 10000* runs with an average of more than 59. He has also scored 36 hundred (only behind Tendulkar) and 49 half-centuries.
Apart from 10000 runs, Kohli also became the highest run-getter against West Indies and here again, he surpassed Sachin Tendulkar. Kohli has now 1610 runs while Tendulkar had 1573 runs.
QUICKEST TO REACH 10,000 RUNS IN ODIS (IN TERMS OF INNINGS)
205 VIRAT KOHLI (IND)
259 SACHIN TENDULKAR (IND)
263 SOURAV GANGULY (IND)
266 RICKEY PONTING (AUS)
272 JACQUES KALLIS (SA)
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