Kohli fastest to 10,000 ODI runs, breaks Tendulkar's record

NEW DELHI: There's no stopping Virat Kohli. Literally. The Indian captain, who is arms down the most prolific batsman in world cricket these days, has now damaged but any other record. The 29-year-old has turn into the quickest to complete 10,000 ODI runs. What will make this an additional particular record for Kohli is the fact that he has damaged his idol, the legendary Sachin Tendulkar's record. He scored 157 not out in the second ODI against West Indies on Wednesday to reach the feat at the YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam. It was his 37th occupation ODI ton.

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Tendulkar finished 10,000 ODI runs in 2001. He took 259 innings to achieve the milestone at the age of 27 on March 31, 2001, in an ODI vs Australia in Indore, simply 24 days shy of his 28th birthday. Kohli has reached the mark in simply 205 innings. The Indian captain is 29.

Kohli is now the 5th Indian batsman and the 13th overall to complete 10,000 runs in ODIs.

He hit West Indies' Ashley Nurse for a unmarried to go into the 10000-run club within the 37th over of the Indian innings.

Kohli, who scored a century within the first ODI a well, wanted 81 runs to achieve the landmark and the 29-year-old did it in style.

Apart from Kohli, the other four Indians within the 10,000 ODI runs club are Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid and MS Dhoni.

When he reached 48 within the 24th over of the Indian innings, Kohli additionally broke Tendulkar's record (1573) of most ODI runs by an Indian batsman against West Indies.

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