The best batsmen in world Virat Kohli is at the verge of breaking the record of Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar’s record.
Virat is very near to get an entry into the 10000 ODI Runs Club. So far Kohli had scored 9779 runs in 211 One Day International’s with the average of 58.20. He needs just 221 more runs to become the 13th player in the 10k ODI Runs group.
Before Kohli, 12 batsmen already features in the list including Sachin Tendulkar who scored 18426 runs, Sourav Ganguly who scored 1136 runs, Rahul Dravid who scored 10889 runs and MS Dhoni who scored 10079 runs in ODI. Apart from them Kumar Sangakkara, Brian Lara, Sanath Jayasuriya and others also hold a place in 10000 runs group.
Virat Kohli is in full form and if he plays all the 5 matches then this record will definitely be established. Kohli needs only 187 runs in 5 match ODI series to overtake Sachin Tendulkar’s tally of 1573 runs in 39 ODIs at an average of 52.73 against the West Indies.
Virat Kohli will become the Highest Indian ODI run-getter of all the times against West Indies. Currently, this record belongs to Sachin Tendulkar. Virat Kohli so far had played 27 ODI’s against West Indies scoring 1387 runs at the average of 60.30.
Rahul Dravid is third in the list after Virat Kohli with 1348 runs in 40 matches with the average of 42.12. Sourav Ganguly is on the fourth position in the list with 1142 runs in 27 matches.
Also, Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Virat Kohli, and Sourav Ganguly are the four batsmen who have scored 1000+ runs against West Indies in ODI.
Yuvraj Singh had scored 978 runs in 31 ODIs and MS Dhoni had scored 899 runs in 33 ODIs.