Virat Kohli Breaks Sachin’s Record, Becomes Fastest to 10,000 ODI Runs
Virat Kohli became only the fourth batsman to score 10,000 ODI runs for India and in the process; he also broke Sachin Tendulkar’s record to become the fastest to reach the milestone in 205th innings. Before the start of the second ODI against West Indies in Vizag, Kohli needed 81 to reach the coveted landmark. After his strokefilled 140 in the first ODI in 1st ODI, there was little doubt Kohli would get to 10,000 in Vizag encounter.
After early dismissal of Rohit Sharma, Kohli went about building his innings like he has done so often over the last decade. Kohli joined Tendulkar (18426), Sourav Ganguly (11221) and Rahul Dravid (10768) to reach the elite club. Tendulkar took 259 innings to get there, Ganguly took 263 innings while South African great Jacques Kallis brought up his 10000th run in his 272nd innings.