Kohli becomes fastest cricketer to score 12,000 ODI runs, beats Tendulkar’s record - EasternEye
CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 02: Virat Kohli of India looks on during game three of the One Day International series between Australia and India at Manuka Oval on December 02, 2020 in Canberra, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Kohli becomes fastest cricketer to score 12,000 ODI runs, beats Tendulkar’s record

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



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.





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