Virat Kohli has again managed to break a world record. In the third ODI against Australia, Virat Kohli has created history by becoming the fastest batsman to score 12000 runs in the history of ODI cricket. Virat Kohli has broken the record of Sachin Tendulkar, the greatest batsman in the world in terms of completing the fastest 12000 runs.
Before this, Sachin Tendulkar had the record of making the fastest 12000 runs in ODI cricket in 300 innings. Virat Kohli has managed to achieve this position in 58 innings sooner than Sachin Tendulkar, from 242 matches. Apart from Virat Kohli, only five batsmen Sachin Tendulkar, Sanath Jayasuriya, Kumar Sangakkara, Ricky Potting and Mahela Jayawardene have managed to score 12 thousand runs in ODI cricket. Virat Kohli is currently the number one batsman in the world. Virat Kohli holds the record for fastest 8000 runs (in 175 innings), 9000 runs (in 194 innings), 10,000 runs (in 205 innings) and 11000 runs (in 222 innings) in ODI cricket. Virat Kohli has so far scored 11977 runs in 250 matches at an average of 59.29. Virat Kohli has scored 43 centuries and 59 half-centuries in ODI cricket. In ODI cricket, only Sachin Tendulkar has scored more centuries than Virat Kohli. Sachin has 49 centuries in his name and Virat Kohli also has a chance to break this record.