India vs Australia: Skipper Virat Kohli turns into ninth Indian cricketer to play 250 ODIs | Cricket News

Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday added yet one more feather in his already illustrious cap by turning into solely the ninth participant from his nation to make 250 appearances within the One-Day International (ODI) format of the sport.

The 32-year-old achieved the landmark when he headed into the second ODI of the continuing three-match collection in opposition to Australia on the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). 

Kohli made his debut within the 50-over format in opposition to Sri Lanka at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium on August 18, 2008.Since then, he has notched up 11,888 runs, together with 43 centuries and 58 half-centuries. 

Overall, legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar  is standing on the top within the checklist of Indian gamers with most ODI appearances.The mast blaster appeared in a complete of 463 matches within the 50-over format in his stellar profession, notching up 18,426 runs.

Tendulkar is adopted by Mahendra Singh Dhoni (347 ODIs), Rahul Dravid (340), Mohammad Azharuddin (334), Sourav Ganguly (308), Yuvraj Singh (301) and Anil Kumble (269) within the checklist of Indian cricketer with most ODI appearances.

Notably, Tendulkar’s document of 463 ODI video games are additionally essentially the most by any cricketer on this planet.The former Indian cricketer is adopted by Sri Lanka nice Mahela Jayawardene (448 ODIs),  Sanath Jayasuria (445), Kumar Sangakkara (404), Shahid Afridi (398), Inzamam-ul-haq (378) and Ricky Ponting (375) within the total checklist.

On a associated notice, Kohli can also be approaching one other milestone as he wants simply 112 extra runs to interrupt Sachin Tendulkar’s document of quickest Indian to achieve 12,000 runs within the 50-overs format.

India are at the moment trailing 0-1 within the ODI collection in opposition to the Aaron Finch-led facet after struggling a crushing 66-run defeat within the opening match in Sydney on Friday.

 

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