Virat Kohli fastest to score 10,000 runsCreated On: Oct 24, 2018
Virat Kohli becomes the fastest batsman to join the elite 10,000 runs club in ODI cricket during the second ODI against the West Indies at Vizag, India. He achieves the feat in just his 205thinning. Tendulkar took 259, Ganguly 263 and Ponting 266. Kohli has scored 9919 runs in ODI cricket in just 204 innings.
Also, Kohli became the third Indian batsman to complete 4000 runs on home soil after Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni. Kohli reached the mark in his 78th innings at home, while Tendulkar had taken 92 innings and MS Dhoni had taken 99 innings to reach the milestone.
At 29 years, 353 days, Kohli becomes the second-youngest batsman(in terms of age) after Sachin Tendulkar (27 years, 342 days) in ODI cricket history to aggregate 10,000 runs. Ponting reached the milestone at 32 years, 95 days, Ganguly at 33 years, 25 days and Kallis at 33 years, 99 days.