Virat Kohli fastest to score 11,000 ODI runs
June 18, 2019
India made a splendid victory against Pakistan in the World cup match on Sunday. Indian skipper Virat Kohli added yet another golden feather to his cap. Kohli became the fastest to score 11,000 one day international (ODI) runs. He has broken the record of Sachin Tendulkar, who is considered to be the legend of Indian cricket. Social media was flooded with congratulatory messages for Kohli.
Virat Kohli is the first batsman to reach 11,000 ODI runs milestone with a strike-rate above 90. GOAT. #KingKohli-Mazher Arshad, Cricket Statistician
While Tendulkar achieved this milestone in 276 innings, Kohli achieved it in 222 innings during the match against Pakistan. The Old Trafford stadium in Manchester where the match took place, cheered for Kohli and his remarkable milestone. His fans clearly could not hide the excitement which included Bollywood actors too.
"11,000 runs in 222 innings!!!!!!!!! SLAYYYIN' it @imVkohli SO MANY CONGRATULATIONS #BleedBlue #IndiaVsPakistan, tweeted actor Swara Bhaskar.
"Such proud moment...@imVkohli finishes fastest 11,000 runs in ODI. Congratulations We love you, tweeted Tanisha Diwan.
With this new milestone, Kohli has made his mark as one of the finest batsman in the world for years to come. Even though he made a poor start against South Africa for the world cup, looks like his fans have much to await from captain of Team India.
"Fastest batsman to reach 11,000 runs congratulation @imVkohli, tweeted Ajay Dabhi.