Aus VS Ind: Virat Kohli breaks Sachin Tendulkar’s record to become fastest player to reach 12,000 runs


Indian skipper Virat Kohli reached the milestone in 12 years, 106 days and 251 matches. Photo: File

Indian skipper Virat Kohli achieved a rare feat on Tuesday as he became the fastest player among a group of elite cricketers to reach 12,000 runs in One Day Internationals. 

The 32-year-old achieved the feat during the ongoing match between Australia and India being played in the Australian capital in Canberra today. 

The milestone was first reported by website Cricinfo.

Kohli became the the fastest to reach the feat in number of years and innings. He reached the milestone in 12 years 106 days and 251 matches.

Other greats that had reached the milestone include Kholi’s fellow Indian Sachin Tendulkar, Australia great Ricky Ponting, Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakarra, Sanath Jayasuriya and Mahela Jayawardene. 

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