Virat Kohli became the fifth highest run scorer in ODI cricket

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During the third match of the series played against Sri Lanka, India's legendary batsman Virat Kohli has overtaken Mahela Jayawardene to become the fifth highest run-getter in ODI cricket.

  • In the third ODI, Virat surpassed Mahela Jayawardene in the matter of scoring the most runs in ODI cricket as soon as he touched the figure of 62 runs.

  • In the third ODI against Sri Lanka, Kohli scored an unbeaten 166 off 110 balls, in which many records were in his name.

  • In ODI format, Kohli has scored 12754 runs in 268 matches, in which he has scored 46 centuries and 64 half-centuries.

  • Top-5 players who scored the most runs in ODI cricket

  • Sachin Tendulkar - 463 matches, 18426 runs

  • Kumar Sangakkara - 404 matches, 14234 runs

  • Ricky Ponting - 375 matches, 13704 runs

  • Sanath Jayasuriya - 445 matches, 13430 runs

  • Virat Kohli - 268 matches, 12754 runs

  • Virat's other achievements -

  • Kohli Kohli has become the player with the most number of centuries against a single team in the history of ODI cricket. He has scored 10 centuries against Sri Lanka.

  • Virat Kohli has become the player with the highest number of centuries in ODIs on his home soil. Virat Kohli left Sachin Tendulkar behind in this matter, whose name has recorded a total of 20 centuries on Indian soil.

  • Virat Kohli has come third in the list of batsmen who have scored the most runs at home in ODI cricket. He left behind Kallis of South Africa in this matter. In this case only Ricky Ponting and Sachin Tendulkar are ahead of Kohli.

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