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Happy Birthday Virat: 5 Incredible Records held by ‘King Kohli’

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Happy Birthday Virat: 5 Incredible Records held by 'King Kohli'

Happy Birthday Virat Kohli: One of the world’s most tip-top batsmen and current Indian captain Virat Kohli will turn 32 on Thursday. Kohli is as of now in the United Arab Emirates with his better half Anushka Sharma for the progressing release of the Indian Premier League.

In his 12-year-long worldwide profession, Kohli has scaled numerous achievements and tumbled a few world records in all configurations of the game with his unquenchable want runs. We should view a portion of these records.

Fastest batsman to amass 10,000 runs in ODI

On October 24, 2018, Kohli outperformed cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar to turn into the quickest Indian to score 10,000 runs in One Day Internationals. Kohli took only 2014 innings to arrive at the milestone – 54 innings under Tendulkar. Kohli has so far amassed 11,867 runs in 248 matches at a normal of 59.3 and a striking pace of more than 92.

Virat Kohli- Fastest batsman to amass 10,000 runs in ODI

The first player to score 20,000 international runs in a decade

In 2019, Kohli became the first player to score 20,000 international runs in a single decade. Notably, he achieved this feat while on his way to his match-winning century against West Indies in an ODI match.

Most international centuries in a calendar year

In 2017, Kohli slammed 11 centuries across all formats of the game and amassed 3000 runs. As a captain, he led India to new heights, winning all the series at home.

Most double centuries by an Indian in Test cricket

In 2019, Kohli surpassed Sachin Tendulkar and Virendra Sehwag to smash most double centuries by an Indian in test cricket. Kohli has seven centuries in the long format of the game, while Sachin and Sehwag have six double centuries each.

Most runs in a single IPL season

Kohli scored 973 runs in the ninth edition of the Indian Premier League to guide his team to the finals of the tournament. The season saw him score as many as four centuries — the most by a player in a single season. That year, Kohli led India to new heights as a captain with his consistency