Virat Kohli has became fastest batsman to score 9000 ODI runs while playing during the match played against New Zealand on Sunday at Kanpur. Kohli scored a brilliant hundred at the match by scoring 113 runs in just 106 balls. He hit nine fours and a big six during his century making inning.
Earlier the record of fastest person to score 9000 ODI runs was held by South African hitter A.B. De Villiers. Kohli took just 194 innings to achieve this record whereas South African batsman took 205 innings.
Kohli is the sixth Indian player to complete 9000 runs. Other five Indian players are Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly, Mohammad Azharuddin and Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Overall, Kohli is 19th player to reach 9000 runs milestone in one day Internationals.
Kohli made one another record by hitting the century in this match. As This was Kohli’s 49th International century, he surpassed Rahul Dravid who has scored 48 international hundreds. Now Virat Kohli is second Indian batsman with highest centuries in International cricket only behind from Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar who has hit 100 international hundreds.
Kohli had recently surpassed Ricky Ponting in terms of second person to hit most centuries in ODIs, after hitting his 31st ton against New Zealand in the first ODI in Mumbai and is only behind Sachin Tendulkar. Read more about this below: