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Virat Kohli becomes the fast batsman to reach 10,000 ODI runs

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India skipper Virat Kohli became the fastest man ever to score 10000 ODI runs in Vizag (India), as he breached the 10,000-run mark in one-day internationals during the second ODI against the Windies.

Kohli went past the milestone when he reached 81 in his innings and thus became the fastest to 10,000 ODI runs in terms of innings.

Kohli has taken 205 innings to reach the feat as compared to Tendulkar’s 259. Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has now been relegated to the third spot, he took 263 innings to bring up the milestone. Kohli became only the 4th Indian and 13th batsman overall to achieve this feat. The Indian captain also holds the record for the fastest to 8000 and 9000 ODI runs.
During the course of his innings he also became the fastest Indian to complete 4000 runs on home soil. Kohli surpassed Sachin Tendulkar as he reached the mark in his 78th innings at home, while Tendulkar had taken 92 innings to complete the milestone.

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