IndVsWI: Another Day, Another Milestone For Virat Kohli

IndVsWI: Another Day, Another Milestone For Virat Kohli

IndVsWI: Another Day, Another Milestone For Virat Kohli 

New Delhi: In the India vs West Indies third ODI, Indian skipper Virat Kohli scored 38th century. He has become the first Indian to score three consecutive centuries in One-day Internationals (ODI).  Apart from Virat Kohli, other batsman to score three consecutive hundreds in a bilateral series - Pakistan's Zaheer Abbas (against India), Quinton de Kock of South Africa (against India) and Babar Azam of Pakistan (against the West Indies).

Virat Kohli became the first Indian captain scored a century in Pune.

Recently, Virat Kohli outshone batting legend Sachin Tendulkar to become the fastest player to reach 10,000 ODI runs, has been in a fine touch in the ongoing series.

The Indian run-machine, at 397*, has now accumulated most runs in an ODI series against the Windies.

Ajinkya Rahane (336 runs in 5 ODIs) is second on the list, while VVS Laxman (312 runs in 7 ODIs) is placed third.

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In the last 15 completed ODI innings, Kohli has scored 1348 runs, recorded seven centuries and 3 fifties, at an average of 122.55.

This is also Kohli's fifth hundred in his last six ODIs in India.

Kohli not only became the fastest man to reach 10,000 ODI runs but also the second youngest (29y 353d) to the milestone after Tendulkar (27y 341d), in the second ODI against the Windies that ended in a tie.

The Indian skipper now holds the record of scoring 1,000 ODI runs in a calendar year in fewest innings (11) bettering his own record of 2012 (15 innings).

In the second ODI against West Indies, Virat completed 4,000 runs ODIs at home. The run machine,  became the fastest to do so as he took just 78 innings as compared to Tendulkar's 92. 

Kohli also beat the god of cricket, Sachin Tendulkar's aggregate of 1,573 to become India's highest run-getter in ODIs against the Windies.

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