Record Alert: Virat Kohli is Now 23000 And Counting…

Captain Fearless: Kohli in Action against England (Credit: Twitter)

This is the number which has caught every Indian fan’s eye in the last 24 hours. Virat Kohli has broken another record and has secured another landmark in his remarkable career. Captain fearless yesterday became the fastest player on earth to 23,000 runs in international cricket. Kohli has been a consistent performer for team India over the years. He has looked more focused after he was handed the captaincy baton by the former captain MS Dhoni. Kohli has always answered critics with the bat. Amassing runs and winning matches for India during this process.

Just 490 Innings

Kohli achieved this milestone in just 490 innings. The great Sachin Tendulkar took 522 innings and was on top of the pile before yesterday. The captain of the Indian Cricket Team has now 23,017 runs to his name. The 32-year old is going through a career low phase probably what he faced in 2014. The champion batsman knows how to deal with such situations. He knows how to come back and make a mark. A little teak to the technique may work wonders for Kohli again, according to cricket experts. Kohli has racked up 7689 runs in tests, in 245 one day internationals he has 12169 runs attached to his name. He also has 3159 runs in T20 internationals in just 84 matches.

Let’s check some of the reactions on Twitter:

Karunaratne of Sri Lanka Congratulated Kohli.
BCCI too acknowledged this wonderful achievement.

Dinesh Karthik looked really happy to see Kohli achieving a big landmark.


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