Virat Kohli breaks Tendulkar's record, quickest to 11,000 ODI runs

Virat Kohli broke Sachin Tendulkar's record of being the quickest to 11,000 ODI runs. The India captain took 222 innings to reach the milestone.

Virat Kohli reached the milestone in the high-octane clash against Pakistan in Manchester.   -  AP Photo

Virat Kohli broke Sachin Tendulkar's record of being the quickest to 11,000 ODI runs. Heading into the high-octane clash against Pakistan on Sunday at the World Cup, Kohli needed 57 runs to reach the milestone.

Kohli took 222 innings to reach the 11k club while Tendulkar needed 276 innings. Moreover, the India captain has joined the elite club by becoming the third Indian and ninth player overall.

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India has started off its World Cup campaign with two wins against South Africa, Australia and the third game against New Zealand being a wash out without a ball being bowled.

In the game against the Proteas, Kohli scored 18 and got his touch back in India's game against Australia with a 77-ball 82.

List of players to score 11,000+ ODI runs:

Sachin Tendulkar (India) 18,426
Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka) 14,234
Ricky Ponting (Australia) 13,704
Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka) 13,430
Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka) 12,650
Inzamam-ul-Haq (Pakistan) 11,739
Jacques Kallis (South Africa) 11,579
Sourav Ganguly (India) 11,363
Virat Kohli (India) 11,003*