Headlines December 3, 2020
Virat Kohli breaks Sachin Tendulkar’s record
Indian skipper Virat Kohli is truly a man of surprises. He has led his team to victory many a times while breaking international records. On Wednesday, in the match against Australia, Kohli became the fastest player to reach 12,000 runs in one-day international cricket. He broke the milestone in his 242nd inning breaking record set by former ace cricketer Sachin Tendulkar who got 12,000th run in 300th inning.
Tendulkar’s record of 17 years was broken by Kohli with his indispensable batting prowess. Kohli is the second highest scorer for India in ODI’s just behind Tendulkar. He reached 11,000 runs in 222 innings and became the fastest to break the 10000-run mark in his 205th inning.
Kohli, who is expecting his first child with wife and actress Anushka Sharma often posts about the couple on social media. Kohli, whose performance has been internationally acclaimed, is definitely going to break more records in coming years. The 32-year-old is no doubt one of the finest players in the game today.
Praises on social media
Kohli’s top performance was appreciated on social media by cricketers and many others.
“Without question @imVkohli is the best ever ODI Batter I have seen”, tweeted English cricketer Michael Vaughan.
“12k runs in Odis for @imVkohli and what an achievement to do it in just 240 odd games! Staggering record that will last a long time!”, tweeted former cricketer Kris Sreekanth.
“Fastest to reach another Milestone @imVkohli 12,000 Runs in ODI cricket. What a Player”, tweeted cricketer Surya Kumar Yadav.
“Anothere Day, Anothere Milestone! Congratulations to Team India’s Captain & current world’s best batsmen to reach Fastest 12000 ODI Runs in just 242 innings! Congratulations to @imVkohli for one more record!”, tweeted actress Payal Ghosh.
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