Virat Kohli surpasses Sachin and Lara, becomes quickest to twenty,000 world runs – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Virat Kohli already owns a plethora of batting records. Records, which he has collected almost at will over his decade long career so far. On Thursday, the Indian captain added another one to his name while playing in a World Cup match against the West Indies. Kohli now owns the record of becoming…

Virat Kohli surpasses Sachin and Lara, becomes quickest to twenty,000 world runs – Times of India

NEW DELHI:

Virat Kohli

already owns a plethora of batting records. Recordsdata, which he has amassed nearly at will over his decade lengthy profession thus a long way. On Thursday, the Indian captain added one other one to his name whereas taking part in in a World Cup match against the West Indies. Kohli now owns the list of turning into the quickest to catch to twenty,000 world runs, at some level of all codecs.

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Kohli surpassed Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara to catch to the landmark in his 417th world innings when he reached 37. Both Tendulkar and Lara had taken 453 innings to stay 20,000 world runs.

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The 30-One year-ragged Kohli grew to turn into the third Indian batsman after Sachin Tendulkar (34,357 runs) and Rahul Dravid (24,208 runs) to catch to twenty,000 world runs. Overall Virat is apt the 12th batsman to stay the feat.


Sachin leads the runs charts in ODIs and Tests with 18426 and 15921 runs respectively. He had scored 10 runs within the supreme T20 world he played, which became against South Africa. Dravid had amassed 10889 and 13288 runs in ODIs and Tests. He furthermore played one T20I by which he made 31.


Kohli, who furthermore grew to turn into the quickest batsman to rating 11,000 ODI runs recently, for the length of his knock against Pakistan at Frail Trafford on June 16, has scored 6613 runs in Tests and 2263 runs in T20Is thus a long way.


Kohli scored his fourth successive half-century that made him handiest the third captain within the historical previous of the World Cup to register four consecutive 50-plus rankings. Kohli made 72 off 82 ball that integrated eight fours.


The assorted skippers to realize the feat are Graeme Smith (in 2007) and Aaron Finch (2019).


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