Stats : Virat Kohli completes 18000 runs in international cricket

Indian skipper Virat Kohli became the 15th batsman and fastest to score 18000 runs in international cricket.

Virat Kohli completed 18000 runs in international cricket (photo - getty)

Indian skipper Virat Kohli who has been in supreme form and has also scored more than 550 runs in the ongoing five-match Test series against England, created another new record on the second day of The Oval Test match as he became the fastest batsman to reach the 18,000 international runs milestone.

Virat Kohli is the fourth Indian player after Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, and Sourav Ganguly to achieve the milestone of 18000 runs in international cricket. Kohli took only 382 innings to reach the milestone and broke Brian Lara's record of 411 innings to complete 18000 international runs.

Most runs in International cricket (Test + ODI + T20I) -

 Player  Country  Innings     Runs  100   
 Sachin Tendulkar  India  782  34357     100
 Kumar Sangakkara  Sri Lanka  666  28016  63
 Ricky Ponting  Australia  668  27483  71
 Mahela Jayawardene     Sri Lanka  725  25957  54
 Jacques Kallis  South Africa     617  25534  62
 Rahul Dravid  India  605   24208  48
 Brian Lara  West Indies  521  22358  53
 Sanath Jayasuriya  Sri Lanka  651  21032  42
 Shivnarine Chanderpaul  West Indies  553  20988  41
 Inzamam ul Haq  Pakistan  551  20580  35
 AB De Villiers  South Africa  484  20014  47
 Sourav Ganguly  India  488  18575  38
 Chris Gayle  West Indies  513  18548  40
 Steve Waugh  Australia  548  18496  35
 VIRAT KOHLI  India  382  18028  58

Fastest to reach 18000 runs in International cricket (In terms of innings) -

 Player  Country  Innings   
 VIRAT KOHLI  India  382
 Brian Lara  West Indies     411       
 Sachin Tendulkar     India  412
 Ricky Ponting  Australia  422
 AB de Villiers  South Africa   434

By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 09 Sep, 2018

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