Player of Indian Cricket Team Virat Kohli also became the fastest batsman to get to 26,000 international runs, reaching there in 567 innings, going past Sachin Tendulkar, who got to the mark in 600 innings.
The batsman of Indian Cricket Team Virat Kohli overtook Sri Lanka cricket team player Mahela Jayawardene in the all-time international run-scorers list during his side’s ODI World Cup match against Bangladesh in Pune on Thursday.
During his half-century knock, Kohli also went past 26,000 international runs, becoming the fastest batsman to reach the landmark figure, reaching there in 567 innings, going past Sachin Tendulkar, who got to the mark in 600 innings.
With the latest half-century—his 212nd overall and third in this ODI World Cup—Kohli moved to the fourth spot on the list of most 50-plus scores in international cricket. Tendulkar (264), Ricky Ponting (217), and Kumar Sangakkara (216) complete the top four.
Currently, he is fourth on the list of all-time international run-scorers in men’s cricket across all three formats, only behind Tendulkar, Jayawardene, and Ponting.