Virat Kohli Completes 25,000 Runs in International Cricket

Virat Kohli the Indian cricketer becomes the fastest player to score 25,000+ runs in the world of Cricket. Virat achieved his 25000 runs in the just concluding test in the Border-Gavaskar trophy. This landmark, he achieved while playing the 2nd test. He passed this unique landmark in the second inning of the match.

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This feat did a few of the game legend

  • Sachin Tendulkar  (34,357 from 664 matches)
  • Kumar Sangakkara (28,016 from 594 matches)
  • Ricky Ponting (27,483 from 560 matches)
  • Jacques Kallis (25,534 from 519 matches)
  • Mahela Jayawardene (25,957 from 652 matches)

Virat Kohli is the 6th player to record this feat. He has achieved in just 492 matches. He has scored 8195 runs from 106 Tests, 12809 runs from 271 ODIs, and 4008 runs from 115 T20Is. That is a total of 492 matches. He is the fastest batsman to complete the milestone.

Early Life and Career

Virat Kohli was born on 5th November in the year 1988, in Delhi, India. He started his cricket at a very early age. In the year 2006, Kohli played his First-Class as a debut player for Delhi. After two years in August 2008, he played as a debut player for India in an ODI against Sri Lanka. He was 19 years of age at that time.

Virat Kohli’s Debut matches

  • Test debut (cap number 269) 20 June 2011 vs West Indies at Sabina Park
  • ODI debut (cap number 175) 18 August 2008 vs Sri Lanka at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium
  • T20I debut (cap number 31) 12 June 2010 vs Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club
  • IPL debut Apr 18, 2008, vs Kolkata Knight Riders at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium

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Kohli’s Record-Breaking Performances

Virat Kohli is the fastest Indian player to score 1000 ODI runs, he made this in 24 innings. He is the fastest Indian to score 5000 ODI runs in 114 innings. He is also the fastest international player scoring 8000 ODI runs in just 175 innings.

He is also the fastest Indian to score 12000 runs in ODI while playing the third ODI against Australia in Canberra in 2017. He took 242 matches. Sachin Tendulkar also achieved this feat in 300 matches.

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Cricketers who scored 12000 runs in club

 PlayerCountryInningsDate of 12000 runsRuns
1Virat Kohli still playingIndia24202/12/202012040
2Sachin Ramesh TendulkarIndia30001/03/200312015
3Ricky T PontingAustralia31402/10/200912043
4Kumar SangakkaraSri Lanka33620/12/201312029
5Sanath JayasuriyaSri Lanka37928/04/200712005
6D P M D JayawardeneSri Lanka39909/11/201412002

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Virat Kohli Journey from 1000 to 12000 runs

Runs 1k to 12kInningsMade on DateTotal runs
Source : howstat

Virat Kohli Batting Stats

MatchesInningsNot OutRuns MadeHighestAverageStrike RateCenturyDouble CenturyFifty


Virat Kohli is a great player and he has established himself as one of the best batsmen in the history of international cricket. He has lots of record-breaking performances. He is now a great and very stylish batsman. He is still playing and could break even more records and establish records.

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