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India vs. Pakistan: Virat Kohli breaks Sachin Tendulkar record and reaches fastest speed with 11,000 points driven by ODI | Cricket News



NEW DELHI: Virat Kohli does not stop. Literally. The Indian captain added Sunday another feather to his illustrious cap, becoming the fastest of the 11,000 races in one – day internationals (ODI).

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Kohli achieved this incredible feat during the face-to-face clash as part of the 2019 ICC World Cup in India against rival Pakistan at Old Trafford in Manchester.

Kohli, who already has many records to his credit, only needed 57 races to complete 11,000 ODI performances before the match, and the Indian throwing machine added the recording to his resume with ease.

At 30, it only took 222 innings (230 ODI) to enter the club of 11,000 members, making it the fastest man to reach the goal.

Before Kohli, the record belonged to Sachin Tendulkar, who managed the feat in 276 innings (284 matches).

Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting is now third on the list. Ponting completed his 11,000 points in 286 innings (295 matches).

Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly, nicknamed "Dada", has completed 288 rounds (including 295 ODI) to complete 11,000 rounds in FDI.

South Africans Jacques Kallis (293 innings / 307 matches) and Sri Lanka Kumar Sangakkara (318 innings / 340 matches) are fifth and sixth respectively.

The fastest at 11,000 ODI executions:

PLAYER and COUNTRIESINNINGS
Virat Kohli (INDIA)222
Sachin Tendulkar (INDIA)276
Ricky Ponting (AUSTRALIA)286
Sourav Ganguly (INDIA)288
Jacques Kallis (SOUTH AFRICA)293

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