Virat Kohli betters Azharuddin as 5th top Indian ODI scorer

NEW DELHI: Virat Kohli is on a record-breaking spree with the run-machine changing into the 5th absolute best run-getter from India in one day internationals. Against South Africa in the fourth India, Kohli scored 75 runs and right through his knock, he went previous former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin [9378] in the record of the end run scorers in ODIs.

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After the Wanderers ODI, Kohli has scored 9423 runs in simply 206 ODIs at an excellent average of 57.45. The 29-year-old additionally went previous explosive West Indian batsman Chris Gayle who these days has 9420 runs in 275 matches.

Overall, he's now the 16th absolute best run-getter in the format in a list that is led by legendry Sachin Tendulkar who scored 18426 runs throughout 463 ODIs. Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara [14243] is the second one in the record adopted by Australian Rocky Ponting [13704].


Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly [11363], Rahul Dravid [10889] and MS Dhoni [9954] are the top-four Indians with probably the most ODI runs. South African AB de Villiers [9541] is one rung ahead of Kohli in the pecking order.


Kohli just lately scored his 34th ODI ton in the third ODI when his majestic unbeaten 160 pushed India to a what became out to be a winning total. It was once additionally his 13th century and he thus overtook Ganguly [11] because the India captain with most ODI loads.


At Wanderers, Shikhar Dhawan was the primary Indian batsman to hit a century in 100th ODI and has 4309 runs to his title. He could also be probably the most prolific Indian run-maker after finishing 100 ODIs. He bettered the former Indian list held by Kohli who had 4107 runs at that degree.


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