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Virat Kholi became fastest to reach 8000 runs in ODI’s

Yesterday; Skipper Virat Kohli became the fastest batsmen to make 8000 runs in One day international’s bettering the record of South African Skipper AB de Villiers who took 182 innings. Kohli hit 96 not out score against Bangladesh in the Semi Final’s and  beat them by 9 wickets and helped his team to through the finals which India will take on Pakistan on 18th June 2017 on Sunday. Virat Kohli was born on 5th Nov 1988 and brought up in Delhi, India.

Kholi made ODI debut in 2008 after Indian team win the Under 19 world cup in Malaysia in his captaincy. In current scenario he is the captain of Indian team in all formats of International Cricket. Virat Kohli is best known for chasing the score as he is the one of the greatest chaser.  About his early life Kholi said that he has seen many up and downs in his life; loosing father in his early age. He added that his father was his big supporter and was the one who support him to play cricket and supported his cricket training and he miss him very much.

Fastest 8000 runs in ODI’s

Player OPP Mat Inns Venue Match Date
V Kohli (IND) BAN 183 175 Birmingham 15-Jun-17
AB de Villiers (SA) NZ 190 182 Durban 26-Aug-15
SC Ganguly (IND) WI 208 200 Nagpur 09-Nov-02
SR Tendulkar (IND) PAK 217 210 Manchester 08-Jun-99
BC Lara (WI) AUS 216 211 St George’s 01-Jun-03
MS Dhoni (IND) NZ 243 214 Wellington 31-Jan-14
Saeed Anwar (PAK) SL 221 218 Sharjah 13-Apr-01
DL Haynes (WI) PAK 220 219 Johannesburg 27-Feb-93
RT Ponting (AUS) ENG 225 220 Chester-le-Street 23-Jun-05
CH Gayle (WI) BAN 226 221 Dhaka 04-Mar-11

Virat Kohli Career Stats

Mat Inns NO Runs HS SR Avg 100 50
Tests 57 97 6 4497 8058 235 55.8 16
ODIs 183 175 28 8008 8796 183 91.04 27
T20Is 48 44 12 1709 1268 90* 134.77 0

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