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Record-breaker Virat Kohli fastest to 1,000 runs as ODI skipper

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Published : Jan 23, 2017, 2:47 pm IST
Updated : Jan 23, 2017, 2:47 pm IST

Virat Kohli became the fastest player to complete 1,000 runs as ODI captain, beating AB de Villiers' record in the process.

India captain Virat Kohli celebrates his 50 during the third ODI against England at Eden Garden in Kolkata. (Photo: PTI)
 India captain Virat Kohli celebrates his 50 during the third ODI against England at Eden Garden in Kolkata. (Photo: PTI)

Mumbai: Virat Kohli became the fastest to complete 1,000 runs as ODI skipper during his knock of 55 in the third ODI against England in Kolkata.

Kohli, who took over the captaincy from MS Dhoni earlier this month, achieved the feat in 17 innings, beating AB de Villiers’s record of scoring 1000 runs in 18 innings.

 

Kohli is the seventh Indian batsman to achieve the feat. Dhoni leads the list with 6,633 runs, followed by Mohammad Azharuddin (5,239), Sourav Ganguly (5,082), Rahul Dravid (2,658), Sachin Tendulkar (2,454) and Kapil Dev (1,564).

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