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ICC Champions Trophy: Virat Kohli becomes quickest to score 8000 ODI runs

PTI
Published Jun 15, 2017, 10:45 pm IST
Updated Jun 15, 2017, 11:01 pm IST
Sourav Ganguly (200 innings) and Sachin Tendulkar (210 innings) are now 3rd and 4th in the list.
Virat Kohli reached to the 8000-run mark in his 175th innings to go ahead of South African captain AB de Villiers who had taken 182 innings to reach to the milestone. (Photo: AP)
 Virat Kohli reached to the 8000-run mark in his 175th innings to go ahead of South African captain AB de Villiers who had taken 182 innings to reach to the milestone. (Photo: AP)

Birmingham: Indian captain Virat Kohli on Thursday became the fastest cricketer to score 8000 runs in ODIs during his unbeaten knock of 96 against Bangladesh in the semifinals of the Champions Trophy here.

Kohli reached to the 8000-run mark in his 175th innings to go ahead of South African captain AB de Villiers who had taken 182 innings to reach to the milestone.

 

Sourav Ganguly (200 innings) and Sachin Tendulkar (210 innings) are now third and fourth in the list.

Kohli, who came into the match with 88 needed to score 8000 runs, took a single off Sabbir Rahman to reach the milestone.

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