Indian skipper Virat Kohli can join the elite list comprising Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid when Team India will take on West Indies in the upcoming five-match One Day International (ODIs) series starting on 21 October.
Counted as one of the best batsmen of this era, Virat Kohli is scaling new heights with each passing day. Virat Kohli, who has guided India to nine consecutive Test series victory, is on the verge to become fifth Indian batsman and 13th overall to scored 10,000 runs in one-dayers.
The 29-year-old Indian captain is just 221 runs shy from reaching the milestone of 10,000 runs in the limited overs game. Virat Kohli has scored 9779 runs in 211 ODIs at an average of 58.20 with the help of third five centuries and forty-eight fifties. Virat Kohli’s highest score in one-dayer is 183. After scoring 221 more runs, Virat will become the fifth Indian batsman after Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid and MS Dhoni to achieve this incredible milestone.
India’s batting great Sachin Tendulkar is the highest run scorer in limited overs game with 18426 runs followed by Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara (14234 runs), Australia’s Ponting (13704 runs), Sri Lankan Sanath Jayasuriya (13430 runs), Sri Lanka’s Mahela Jayawardene (12650 runs), Pakistan’s Inzamam-ul Haq (11739 runs), South Africa’s Jacques Kallis (11579 runs), Sourav Ganguly (11363 runs), Rahul Dravid (10889 runs), West Indies’ Brian Lara (10405 runs), Sri Lanks’ Tillakaratne Dilshan (10290 runs) and MS Dhoni (10123 runs).