Virat Kohli on Wednesday turned the fastest to reach 12,000 runs in One-day International cricket. Kohli breached the mark within the third ODI against Australia in Canberra. The 32-year-old had 11,977 runs earlier than this game and bought to the landmark quickly after arriving on the crease after profitable the toss and batting first. Kohli bought to the milestone in his 242nd inning thus bettering the earlier report set by Sachin Tendulkar, who bought his 12000th run in his 300th inning.
Kohli is the second-highest scorer for India in ODIs behind Tendulkar’s 18,426 from 463 ODIs. The India captain additionally holds the report for the quickest batsman (by way of innings) to 10,000 and 11,000 runs in ODIs.
Kohli reached 11,000 runs in 222 innings and became the quickest to breach the 10000-run mark by doing so in his 205th inning.
The current India captain made his ODI debut in 2008 in opposition to Sri Lanka and has hit 43 ODI centuries along with 59 fifties in a career that is spanned over 12 years.
The newest of his half-centuries came within the second ODI in opposition to Australia in Sydney the place he hit 89 in India’s chase of 390 runs.
Regardless of Kohli’s knock and a supporting act from KL Rahul (76) India fell 51 runs wanting the target and squandered the series 2-0 after having misplaced one other high-scoring affair, the primary ODI, by 66 runs.
Kohli’s presence on India’s tour of Australia is proscribed by the paternity leave granted to him by the BCCI. The highest-order batsman will go away for India after the first Take a look at in Adelaide to be together with his spouse, who’s expecting a first baby.