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Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Virat Kohli beats Sachin Tendulkar's record to become fastest cricketer to score 12,000 Runs in ODI

 India captain Virat Kohli on December 2 became the fastest cricketer to score 12,000 ODI runs, breaking a record held by legendary compatriot Sachin Tendulkar.


Kohli, who needed 23 runs for the landmark coming into the match, touched the figure in his 242nd innings when he took a single off Sean Abbott in the 13th over of the India innings.www.studyado.com

Kohli reached the milestone during the third and final match against Australia in Canberra.

Kohli, who needed 23 runs for the landmark coming into the match, touched the figure in his 242nd innings when he took a single off Sean Abbott in the 13th over of the India innings.

In comparison, it took Tendulkar 300 games to get there.www.studyado.com

The 32-year-old Indian captain was playing in his 251st ODI and averages close to 60 in the format with 43 hundreds and 59 half centuries. He made his debut in 2008.

Tendulkar scored 18,426 runs from 463 ODIs between 1989 and 2012 at an average of 44.83 with the help of 49 hundreds and 96 half centuries.India captain Virat Kohli on December 2 became the fastest cricketer to score 12,000 ODI runs, breaking a record held by legendary compatriot Sachin Tendulkar.www.studyado.com

Kohli reached the milestone during the third and final match against Australia in Canberra.

Kohli, who needed 23 runs for the landmark coming into the match, touched the figure in his 242nd innings when he took a single off Sean Abbott in the 13th over of the India innings.

In comparison, it took Tendulkar 300 games to get there.

The 32-year-old Indian captain was playing in his 251st ODI and averages close to 60 in the format with 43 hundreds and 59 half centuries. He made his debut in 2008.

Tendulkar scored 18,426 runs from 463 ODIs between 1989 and 2012 at an average of 44.83 with the help of 49 hundreds and 96 half centuries.Virat Kohli on Wednesday added yet another milestone to his illustrious career as he became the faster played in the history of ODI cricket to score 12,000 runs while surpassing Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar during the third ODI against Australia in Canberra on Wednesday. Kohli needed just 23 runs to touch the landmark and ended up with 63 runs in the final knock of the ODI series. 

Kohli ended up with two half-centuries in the three-match ODI series and also became the fastest to score 12,000 runs in ODI cricket. The record was held by Tendulkar who achieved the record in 309 matches and Kohli surpassed the Master Blaster in just 251 matches and broke a record which Tendulkar held for 17 years after achieving the feat against Pakistan at Centurion in 2003.

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