India's skipper Virat Kohli has become the second quickest Indian after the great Sunil Gavaskar to reach 6000 runs in Test cricket.
It took only 119 innings for Kohli to reach the landmark. He had scored 5994 runs in 118 innings and was just 6 runs sort to complete 6000 runs. He reached there in 4th Test of Southampton against England.
Overall Virat Kohli is 10th Indian player to get 6000 runs in Test. The great Sachin Tendulkar is at No.1 in this list with 15,921 runs.
Quickest Indian To Reach 6000-Runs In Test :
1. Sunil Gavaskar - 117 Innings
2. Virat Kohli -119 Innings
3. Sachin Tendulkar - 120 Innings
4. Virendra Sehwag -121 Innings
5. Rahul Dravid - 124 Innings
Indian skipper Virat Kohli became the fastest batsman to complete 2000 T20I runs. He reached this milestone when he was on 8 in the 1st T20I against England on Tuesday, July 3.
Kohli has now scored 2012 runs. He took only 56 innings to reach this. He also became the 4th batsman after Martin Guptill (2271*), Brandon McCullum (2140) and Shoaib Malik (2039*) to complete 2000 runs in T20 Internationals.
Virat Kohli has scored 18 half centuries so far in T20I and has a strike rate of 136.31. He is now just 27 runs short from 3rd placed Shoaib Malik.
Kohli also became second Indian (Male/Female) after women's team skipper Mithali Raj to reach this feat.
Innings to reach 2000 T20I runs:
V Kohli (IND) - 56
B McCullum (NZ) - 66
M Guptill (NZ) - 68
S Malik (PAK) - 92
Kohli was also the fastest to reach 1000 T20I runs.