Virat Kohli become fastest batsman to 10,000 ODI runs

Adjust Comment Print

Kohli has become the fifth Indian to reach the mark in ODIs.

Umesh to Hemraj, single, five dot balls follow Over 1: Shami to Powel, single, Hemraj takes one, Powell smashes a four, 6 runs off the overTime for West Indies innings now! let's see what they have in reply to India's total. "At that time he thought it and he did it", added the left-arm Chinaman bowler.

The October 29 day-night match was originally allotted to Wankhede Stadium managed by the Mumbai Cricket Association, but was later shifted to Brabourne Stadium, as the city cricket body cited financial constraints in hosting the game.

Kohli's journey has been awe-inspiring, from his first-class debut, winning the U-19 World Cup, captaining the Indian team, to rewriting batting records at will.

"Personally, I´m pretty proud of my innings and my milestone".

India had 13 runs to defend in the final over and it was left to Umesh Yadav to take the hosts over the line in the tense second One-day global at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam on Wednesday.

More news: Caravan of Central American migrants continues north, defying warnings to turn back
More news: Russian fans injured as Rome metro escalator gives way
More news: Archaeologists Discover World’s Oldest Intact Shipwreck at Bottom of Black Sea

Kohli, who will turn 30 next month, was dropped on 44 by West Indies captain Jason Holder off debutant seamer Obed McCoy.

He put on 139 runs for third wicket with Ambati Rayudu, who made 73.

With this, Virat Kohli's capped off what has been a brilliant year so far with this incredible feat as he steadied the Indian innings after the early dismissals of openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan. Rayudu was bowled by spinner Ashley Nurse. Apart from Kohli, Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid and MS Dhoni have scored over 10,000 runs in ODIs.

He has also notched up 1,000 ODI runs in just 11 matches this year.

Editorial team of CricketCountry. Centurion from the previous game, Shimron Hetmyer launched another ferocious attack and Shai Hope continued accumulating runs from the other end. As many as four WI batsmen struck half-centuries and with a brilliant 63 off 45 balls from Daren Sammy, the visitors won the match with two wickets remaining.

Comments