India's Kohli becomes fastest to complete 10000 ODI runs

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Kohli became only the 5th Indian batsman to have scored 10,000 runs in the format in only his 205th innings, becoming the fastest man on the planet to achieve this feat surpassing his idol Sachin Tendulkar who had taken 259 innings to register this feat.

Shai Hope scored an inspired unbeaten century and struck the final ball for a four to earn West Indies a nail-biting tie with India in the second one-day worldwide, souring the day for milestone man Virat Kohli. "I am sure that a lot of cricketers will take inspiration from Kohli in India and across the world as well".

And with his latest century, Kohli achieved yet another milestone.

Having an enviable record at the Dr YSR ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium with scores of 118, 117, 99 and 65, Kohli began his latest innings with a boundary through the off-side.

Kohli has been in sublime form across formats this year and has scored over 900 runs in ODIs alone.

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In awe of Virat Kohli's batting prowess, Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal on Tuesday lavished praise on the India captain, stating that his consistency borders on not being human. He is now the world's No.1 batsman in both the Test and one-day formats.

It is worth mentioning that Kohli and MS Dhoni are the only players in the list still playing worldwide cricket.

"It's an incredible achievement by Virat to complete 10,000 runs ODI before he is even 30 years old".

Earlier in the day, Kohli won the toss and elected to bat first.

The other four Indians in the list are Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid and MS Dhoni.

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