Virat Kohli surpassed Sachin Tendulkar's record, becomes fastest to reach 12,000 ODI runs

In the third ODI against Australia, Virat Kohli surpassed Sachin Tendulkar to become the fastest player to reach 12,000 runs in ODIs.
Created On: Dec 2, 2020 12:45 IST
Modified On: Dec 2, 2020 13:05 IST
Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli

On 2 December 2020, in the third ODI against Australia, Virat Kohli surpassed Sachin Tendulkar to become the fastest player to reach 12,000 runs in ODIs.  

Captain Virat Kohli reached this mark in his 251st ODI, and 242nd inning. In comparison, it took Sachin Tendulkar 309 matches and 300 innings to reach the said mark.

Virat Kohli is the second highest scorer for India in One Day International Cricket behind Sachin Tendulkar's 
18,426 runs from 463 ODIs. He is also the fastest batsman to breach 10,000 run-mark in his 205th inning. 

Cricket Debut: All Formats

1. T20 debut: vs Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club, Jun 12, 2010.

2. ODI debut: vs Sri Lanka at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Aug 18, 2008

3. Test debut: vs West Indies at Sabina Park, Jun 20, 2011

4. IPL debut: vs Kolkata Knight Riders at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Apr 18, 2008

Why does Indian Cricketer's jersey has three stars above BCCI Logo?

Career Profile of the Virat Kohli

Batting Career Summary

 

M

Inn

NO

Runs

HS

Avg

SR

100

200

50

4s

6s

Test

86

145

10

7240

254

53.63

57.68

27

7

22

811

22

ODI

250

241

39

11977

183

59.29

93.32

43

0

59

1125

125

T20I

81

76

21

2794

94

50.8

138.25

0

0

24

258

76

IPL

192

184

30

5878

113

38.17

130.74

5

0

39

5003

201

Bowling Career Summary

  M Inn B Runs Wkts Avg SR 5W 10W

Test

86 11 175 84 0 0.0 0.0 0 0

ODI

250 48 641 665 4 166.25 160.25 0 0

T20I

81 12 146 198 4 49.5 36.5 0 0

IPL

192 26 251 368 4 92.0 62.75 0 0

1. Virat Kohli is the only Indian batsman who has secured 890 rating points in the ICC ODI ranking. Earlier best rating of 887 was held by the Sachin Tendulkar in 1998.

2. Virat Kohli has become only the second India batsman after Sunil Gavaskar to reach the 900-point mark in the ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen.

3. Virat Kolhi holds the record of having the highest ICC rating points (922) in the ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen. Gavaskar had a career-best rating of 916 points.

Note: Kohli has scored 5034 runs in the Indian Premier League so far. He surpassed Suresh Raina who also has scored 5000 runs in the IPL.

4. The Indian skipper scored sixth double centuries as a captain in test matches. He superseded Cricket legend Brian Lara, who had five double centuries as a test captain.

5. In October 2018, Virat Kohli became the fastest batsman to score 10,000 ODI runs. He took just 205 innings to reach the landmark while Sachin has taken 259 innings to touch this landmark.

List of Cricketers who have scored 10,000 runs in ODI

6. Rahul Dravid scored 10,000 ODI runs after playing 10 years, 317 days while Kohli touches this feat by playing just 10 years and 68 days.

7. Virat Kohli became the first player to hit consecutive 3 centuries in against two opponents (West Indies & Sri Lanka).

8. Virat Kohli is fastest to score 10,00 ODI runs in a calendar year. He battered Hashim Amla's record of 15 innings to score 1000 runs in 2010.

9. The man from Delhi is the only player who scored more than 20,000 runs at an average of over 50 in all formats i.e. Test matches, ODIs and T-20 matches.

10.  Kohli also became the only captain to score the most ODI runs in a year. Kohli scored 1460 runs in 2017 and surpassed former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting's 1424 runs in 2007.

11. As a Captain Kohli made 6 centuries in the year 2017 and 2018 each. Kohli became the first captain in One Day Internationals to smash six ODI tons in a calendar year.

12. Kolhi is the most successful Indian ODI captain. As a captain, Kohli's success rate is 75.89% which is better than M.S. Dhoni also.

So, these were some interesting records held by the Virat Kohli. 

Virat Kohli's ODI Centuries: Complete List

Rohit Sharma: Records in International Cricket

 

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