AUS v IND 2018-19: Stats - Virat Kohli becomes fastest to reach 19000 International Runs

Indian captain Virat Kohli completed 19,000 runs in international cricket during his 23 runs knock against Australia in Sydney Test.

Virat Kohli became the fastest to reach 19000 international runs (photo - getty)

Indian captain Virat Kohli achieved yet another milestone as he completed 19,000 runs in international cricket during his 23 runs knock against Australia in the fourth and final Test in Sydney.

Kohli, when on 11 in his 399th innings, reached the 19,000 international runs milestone and became the fastest ever to achieve this feat. The previous fastest was Sachin Tendulkar who took 432 innings to reach 19000 international runs.

Fewest innings to reach 19,000 international runs -

399 - Virat Kohli

432 - Sachin Tendulkar

433 - Brian Lara

444 - Ricky Ponting

458 - Jacques Kallis

Players to score 19000 or more runs in international cricket -

Sachin Tendulkar (34357)

Kumar Sangakkara (28016)

Ricky Ponting (27483)

Mahela Jayawardene (25957)

Jacques Kallis (25534)

Rahul Dravid (24208)

Brian Lara (22358)

Sanath Jayasuriya (21032)

Shivnarine Chanderpaul (20988)

Inzamam ul Haq (20580)

AB de Villiers (20014)

Virat Kohli (19012)

Virat Kohli's international runs breakdown -

 Format    Mat   Inns   Runs  Avg  HS  100   50
 Test  77  131  6613  53.76  243  25  20
 ODI  216  208  10232   59.84   183   38  48 
 T20I  65  60  2167  49.25  90  0  19
 Overall  358  399  19012  56.24  243  63  87

 


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 03 Jan, 2019

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