Virat Kohli becomes fastest to 9,000 ODI runs in India-New Zealand series decider at Kanpur

Virat Kohli became the sixth Indian to complete 9,000 ODI runs during the series-deciding third game against New Zealand at Kanpur on Sunday.

PTI, October 29, 2017

Kanpur: Virat Kohli became the sixth Indian to complete 9,000 ODI runs during the series-deciding third game against New Zealand at Kanpur on Sunday.

Virat Kohli is the sixth Indian cricketer to complete 9,000 ODI runs. AP

Virat Kohli is the sixth Indian cricketer to complete 9,000 ODI runs. AP

Kohli got to the landmark in the 37th over when he guided one off Grandhomme towards the third man for a four.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni had reached the milestone last year while other Indians who have done so are Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly and Mohammad Azharuddin.

Overall, Kohli, who played his 202nd innings on Sunday, became the 19th batsman to breach the 9,000-run mark, making him the fastest to get there.

Earlier in the series, the Indian captain had surpassed Australian great Ricky Ponting in the list of most ODI hundreds with his 31st ton.

Tendulkar tops the list with 49 hundreds and he is also the leading run-getter in the format.

Kohli had a quiet series against the Australians by his standards but he is back to his best against the Black Caps.

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Updated Date: Oct 29, 2017





Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3634 125
2 South Africa 3589 112
3 Australia 3499 106
4 New Zealand 2354 102
5 England 3772 97
6 Sri Lanka 2914 94
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 5751 125
2 India 5492 122
3 South Africa 3842 113
4 New Zealand 4602 112
5 Pakistan 3279 102
6 Australia 3548 101
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 3270 131
2 Australia 1894 126
3 India 3932 123
4 New Zealand 2542 116
5 England 1951 115
6 South Africa 2058 114