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

NEW DELHI: There's no preventing Virat Kohli. Literally. The Indian captain, who's fingers down probably the most prolific batsman in international cricket these days, has now damaged yet some other file. The 29-year-old has turn into the quickest to finish 10,000 ODI runs. What will make this an extra special file for Kohli is the fact that he has damaged his idol, the legendary Sachin Tendulkar's file. He scored 157 no longer out in the second ODI in opposition to West Indies on Wednesday to succeed in the feat at the YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam. It was once 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, just 24 days shy of his 28th birthday. Kohli has reached the mark in just 205 innings. The Indian captain is 29.


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


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


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


Apart from Kohli, the other 4 Indians within the 10,000 ODI runs membership 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 file (1573) of most ODI runs by way of an Indian batsman in opposition to West Indies.
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