Virat Kohli capable of matching Sachin Tendulkar's ODI record, says Dominic Cork

Former England fast bowler Dominic Cork has said that India's star batsman Virat Kohli is capable of matching Sachin Tendulkar's staggering records in limited overs cricket.

PTI May 18, 2016 18:27:40 IST
Virat Kohli capable of matching Sachin Tendulkar's ODI record, says Dominic Cork

London; Former England fast bowler Dominic Cork has said that India's star batsman Virat Kohli is capable of matching Sachin Tendulkar's staggering records in limited overs cricket.

Virat Kohli capable of matching Sachin Tendulkars ODI record says Dominic Cork

Virat Kohli. BCCI

"It's a big statement to say someone could be as successful as Tendulkar but at the moment Kohli is making every bowler look easy to play against," Cork was quoted as saying by Sky Sports.

"Who knows? In 10 years' time we could be standing here and saying he is better than Sachin," the former medium pacer added.

Tendulkar amassed 18,426 runs and 49 hundreds in 463 ODIs, while Kohli has raced to 7,212 runs and 25 hundreds in 171 games.

Kohli has been in phenomenal form since the World T20 in March-April and has now become the highest run getter in an Indian Premier League (IPL) season besides smashing a record three hundreds while leading the Royal Challengers Bangalore

Updated Date:

also read

India vs County Select XI: Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane rested for visitors' warm-up first-class game
First Cricket News

India vs County Select XI: Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane rested for visitors' warm-up first-class game

Rohit Sharma is leading the side in Kohli and Rahane's absence as the game began today.

India vs England: Hosts' all-rounder Ben Stokes hoping injured finger won't cause him problems during series
First Cricket News

India vs England: Hosts' all-rounder Ben Stokes hoping injured finger won't cause him problems during series

Stokes is due to play for Northern Superchargers in the first few rounds of The Hundred before linking up with the England squad for the five Tests against India, starting 4 August in Nottingham

India vs England: Virat Kohli-led visitors undergo extensive nets session in Durham ahead of Test series
First Cricket News

India vs England: Virat Kohli-led visitors undergo extensive nets session in Durham ahead of Test series

The BCCI also shared snapshots of the team's bowlers with pacers Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj and off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin seen training hard ahead of their warm-up game.