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Virat Kohli Breaks Ganguly report to turn out to be India's second highest run-getter in ODIs | Kohli overtook Ganguly, India's second highest ODI batsman

  • Kohli's 11406 runs in 238 ODIs, Ganguly scored 11363 runs in 311 matches.
  • Kohli breaks Miandad's record for highest run-scorer against Windies
  • Miandad scored 1930 runs in 64 innings, Kohli left him behind in 34 innings.

Dainik bhaskar

Aug 12, 2019, 01:20 AM IST

Game desk. Virat Kohli scored 120 runs in the second ODI of the three-match series against the West Indies. This is the 42nd century of his career. With 80 runs in this innings, Kohli left behind Sourav Ganguly in terms of scoring the most runs in ODIs. Former Indian captain Ganguly had scored 11363 runs in 311 ODIs. Kohli overtook him in 238 matches. The Indian captain now has 11406 runs in ODIs. Kohli became the eighth batsman in the world to score the most runs. In the first place is Sachin Tendulkar (18426 runs).

Kohli became the highest run-scorer batsman against West Indies as he scored 19th in his innings. He broke the record of former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad. Miandad had scored 1930 runs in 64 innings. Kohli overtook him in 34 innings.

Top-5 Indians scoring the most runs

Batsman The match Run Average
Sachin Tendulkar 463 18426 44.83
Virat Kohli 238 11406 59.82
Sourav Ganguly 311 11363 41.02
Rahul Dravid 344 10889 39.17
Mahendra Singh Dhoni 347 10599 50.23

Kohli also broke Rohit Sharma's record

Kohli became the batsman to score 2000 runs in the lowest innings against a single team. Earlier this record was in the name of Rohit Sharma. Rohit had completed 2000 runs in 37 innings against Australia. Kohli became the batsman to score the most 3 centuries in an India-West Indies match. He surpassed former Windies batsman Desmons Hayes' 2 century.

Batsmen who scored 2000 runs in the lowest innings against a team

Batsman Against whom Shift
Virat Kohli West indies 34
Rohit Sharma Australia 37
Sachin Tendulkar Australia 40
Vivian Richards Australia 44
Virat Kohli Sri Lanka 44
Mahendra Singh Dhoni Sri Lanka 45

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