India vs Bangladesh: Virat Kohli reaches 1,000 ODI runs in calendar year

Australia captain Aaron Finch (1,138), Rohit Sharma (1,100) and Usman Khawaja (1,067) also achieved the feat in the ongoing World Cup.

Virat Kohli in action against Bangladesh in Birmingham on Tuesday.   -  AFP

 

India captain Virat Kohli crossed 1,000 runs for the calendar year 2019 during the World Cup match against Bangladesh in Birmingham on Tuesday.

Kohli scored 26 off 27 balls before Rubel Hossain caught him off Mustafizur Rahman. He currently stands at 1,016 runs in 18 matches at an average of 59.76.

Australia captain Aaron Finch (1,138), Rohit Sharma (1,100) and Usman Khawaja (1,067) also achieved the feat in the ongoing World Cup.

Before the Bangladesh game, Kohli scored five fifties on the trot. The only other game where he didn’t score a half-century was against South Africa.

Top 10 run-scorers in World Cup 2019 (as of July 2)

Rohit Sharma (India) 544

Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh) 542

David Warner (Australia) 516

Aaron Finch (Australia) 504

Joe Root (England) 476

Kane Williamson (New Zealand) 454

Virat Kohli (India) 408

Babar Azam (Pakistan) 378

Ben Stokes (England) 370

Jonny Bairstow (England) 356