29 October 2017

Virat Kohli Becomes Fastest Batsman to Score 9000 ODI Runs

Virat Kohli Becomes Fastest Batsman to Score 9000 ODI Runs


Virat Kohli became the sixth Indian to complete 9000 ODI runs during the third game against New Zealand. He went on to score his 32nd ODI century off 96 balls.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni had reached the milestone in 2016 while other Indians who have done so are Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly and Mohammad Azharuddin. Overall, Kohli, who played his 202nd match and 194th innings has become the 19th batsman to breach the 9000-run mark, making him the fastest to get there.

Important Takeaways from Above News for IBPS PO Mains Exam-
  • Kohli had recently surpassed Australian great Ricky Ponting in the list of most ODI hundreds with his 31st ton.
  • Kohli has broken de Villiers' record of the the fastest cricketer to reach the milestone, with the South African batsman taking 205 innings.
Source- The Hindu

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