Fastest To 13,000 ODI Runs To 77th Century: Top 10 Records Broken By Virat Kohli During India Vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2023 Super 4 Match
A name that is synonymous with cricketing greatness and utter brilliance, Virat Kohli has made an indelible impression on the world of One Day International (ODI) cricket. His journey in the format of 50 overs, during which he is commonly referred to as "King Kohli" and the "GOAT" (Greatest of All Time), has been nothing short of spectacular.
Let's look into the extraordinary accomplishments that define Virat Kohli's outstanding career in one-day internationals (ODIs), given that he has a host of incredible records in his own name.
Fastest to 13,000 ODI Runs:
Virat Kohli achieved the milestone of 13,000 ODI runs in just 267 innings, leaving legends like Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Kumar Sangakkara, and Sanath Jayasuriya in his wake.
Centuries at Different Venues:
Kohli boasts an impressive record of scoring four centuries at both R Premadasa and Shere Bangla, highlighting his versatility across various playing conditions.
Consecutive ODI Centuries at Colombo:
Kohli's incredible consistency was on full display as he notched up four consecutive ODI centuries in Colombo, asserting his dominance over Sri Lanka.
Fastest to Milestones:
The Indian maestro is renowned for his rapid ascent to various ODI run milestones, including 8,000, 9,000, 10,000, 11,000, 12,000, and 13,000 runs. His ability to maintain such high standards is unmatched.
Asia Cup Centuries:
Kohli shares the record for the most centuries in the Asia Cup (ODIs) with four centuries, putting him on par with the legendary Sanath Jayasuriya.
Least Innings for 47th ODI Century:
Virat Kohli's 47th ODI century came after just 267 innings, underscoring his unparalleled consistency and run-scoring ability.
77th International Century:
Kohli's 77th international century, achieved against arch-rivals Pakistan in the Asia Cup, marked a momentous milestone in his illustrious career.
Most 50+ Scores in ODIs:
Kohli ranks third on the list of players with the most 50+ scores in ODIs, firmly establishing himself among the cricketing greats.
Consistency Against Pakistan:
Kohli's record of the most centuries by an Indian batsman against Pakistan in multi-nation tournaments showcases his penchant for delivering on the big stage.
Innings Taken for Each 1,000 Runs:
Kohli's consistency is further underscored by the number of innings it took him to reach each 1,000-run milestone in ODIs, where he outpaced many of his contemporaries.
All Top 4 Indian Batters Scoring 50+ against Pakistan:
Kohli was a pivotal part of two instances where all the top four Indian batters scored 50+ runs against Pakistan, exemplifying his leadership and batting prowess.