Kohli becomes the fastest to get 2000 ODI runs as skipper

Virat Kohli, in 36 innings as India's ODI skipper, has made 2008 runs at 74.34 with eight hundreds.

Virat Kohli made a run-a-ball 21 in India's 21-run defeat to Australia.   -  G. P. SAMPATH KUMAR

Another game, another record for Virat Kohli. This time, he became the fastest to 2000 ODI runs as skipper.

On his 36th innings as India captain in ODIs, against Australia in Bengaluru, Kohli surpassed his Royal Challengers Bangalore teammate AB de Villiers, who reached the milestone in 41 innings.

Kohli, in 36 innings as skipper, has made 2008 runs at 74.34 with eight hundreds.

FASTEST TO 2000 ODI RUNS AS CAPTAIN

NAMEINNINGS
Virat Kohli36
AB de Villiers41
Michael Clarke47
Mahendra Singh Dhoni48
Eoin Morgan48


Coming in to bat at 106 for one in a chase of 334, Kohli made a run-a-ball 21 with three fours. But his mix-up that resulted in the run out of Rohit Sharma proved expensive for India in its 21-run defeat.