Virat Kohli achieved many great things at the International level since he leading the U19 team to the 2008 U19 World Cup title. The young player became the most enjoyable cricketer to watch in the world. The nine years after winning the 2008 U19 World Cup, he became the captain of Indian team. He is already broken many records in International cricket. With this recent form, Kohli on his way to making many world records.
Here are the 5 World Records Virat Kohli Could Create In Nearby Future. Check out:
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Fastest 10000 runs:
The Indian skipper Virat Kohli is in terrific form. He made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka in 2008, since then he is busy with breaking and creating many world records. The record of fastest 10000 runs in ODI is holding by former Indian star Sachin Tendulkar as he reached that milestone in 259th innings.
Virat Kohli, who has already scored 8767 runs in just 191 innings. The 28-year-old need just 1233 runs in 68 innings to become the fastest player to reach 10k One-day International runs in cricket history. With this terrific form, he will reach this milestone in next 20 or 25 innings.
Virat Kohli who made his International debut in 2008, has already scored 17 Test centuries and 30 Oneday centuries. Overall, he has scored 47 International centuries in 340 innings across all formats of cricket. The former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar tops in this list with 100 International centuries. Sachin played 782 innings and scored 100 centuries in his International career.
The Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who is just 29, will spend atleast 8 more years in cricket career. With this fitness and good form, he will score more centuries in International cricket.
Another reason why Kohli can break the Little Master’s record is his rate of scoring centuries. Sachin scored a century in 10 innings while Kohli scores one in just 7 innings, giving him a definite shot at the record.
Highest career T20I runs:
No one is near infront of Virat Kohli’s recent form in T20 International. The Indian skipper Virat Kohli scored at an impressive average of 106.83 in T20Is.
The former New Zealand destructive batsman Brendon McCullum tops in this list with 2140 runs in 71 matches. Sri Lanka’s star opener Dilshan is at 2nd place who has scored 1676 runs in 73 matches.
Virat Kohli has scored 1709 runs in just 48 matches at an massive average of 53.40. This is what makes Kohli the best contender to break McCullum’s record in the next few years. Kohli has 16 T20I fifties which is most by anyone in this format.
Most hundreds against one team:
With 11 centuries against the Aussies, Kohli could go on to score the most hundreds against a single team. The record currently lies with Sachin, who has 20 centuries against the same opposition but Kohli just might break it.
Most 100s In Chasing:
While chasing the targets, the Delhi-born batsman Virat Kohli already has more centuries than Sachin Tendulkar and tops in this list. Sachin took 232 innings to reach 17 centuries while Kohli reached in just 102 innings in chasing. There are many players like Steve Smith, AB De Villiers, Kane Williamson to perform in chasing but Virat Kohli ends his career as highest century holder in chasing.