IND vs AUS: Virat Kohli Becomes Fastest Batsman To Score 12,000 ODI Runs

Canberra: Virat Kohli on Wednesday became the fastest batsman to reach 12,000 runs in One-day International cricket. He achieved the feat in the third ODI against Australia here.

The 32-year-old had 11,977 runs before this game and got to the landmark soon after India opted to bat first, winning the toss against Australia.

Kohli got to the milestone in his 242nd inning. Following this, Virat broke the record set by Sachin Tendulkar, who got his 12000th run in his 300th inning.

Kohli is the second-highest scorer for India in ODIs behind Tendulkar’s 18,426 from 463 ODIs.

The India captain also holds the record for the fastest batsman (in terms of innings) to 10,000 and 11,000 runs in ODIs.