Kohli became the Quickest Indian and Second at World Level to complete 4000 ODI Runs

Virat Kohli became the quickest Indian to score 4000 runs. At world level he is the second quickest and follows Viv Richards, the cricketer from West Indies.

Jan 22, 2013 14:40 IST
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The Indian Cricketer and the right handed batsman Virat Kohli on 19 January 2013 completed his 4000 runs in One day International cricket tournament.

He is the 12th Indian batsman and 84th at world level to reach this milestone. By scoring these runs in just 93 innings, he became the first quickest from India and second at world level to accomplish this milestone. Viv Richards, the West Indies player reached this milestone in 88 innings in the year 1985 and is placed at the 1st position in the list of crickets to touch the mark of 4000 runs in less number of innings. Both Richards and Kohli played in 96 matches to reach the score. Before Kohli, the former Indian Captain Sourav Ganguly had this record of scoring the fastest 4000 runs in ODI in 110 matches and 105 innings.

Virat Kohli

•    Virat Kohli is an Indian right handed batsman and a right-arm medium fast bowler
•   He captained the India Under-19 cricket team, for a memorable U-19 World Cup triumph at Malaysia in 2008.
•    Virat Kohli played his first ODI match against Sri Lanka in the 2008 Idea Cup

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