Kohli becomes fastest to 11,000 runs as captain in international cricket

India skipper Virat Kohli took only 196 innings to reach the landmark, followed by Australia's Ricky Ponting (252) and South Africa's Graeme Smith (264).

Published : Jan 10, 2020 20:34 IST

India captain Virat Kohli took only 196 innings to cross the 11,000-run mark in international cricket.
India captain Virat Kohli took only 196 innings to cross the 11,000-run mark in international cricket.
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India captain Virat Kohli took only 196 innings to cross the 11,000-run mark in international cricket.

India captain Virat Kohli, on Friday, shattered yet another batting record, becoming the fastest to notch 11,000 runs as captain in international cricket.

Kohli, who took just 196 innings to cross the milestone, is followed by Australia's World Cup winning captain Ricky Ponting (252 innings) and now Cricket South Africa (CSA) director Graeme Smith (264 innings).

While, Allan Border, fourth on the list, took 316 innings to reach the milestone, former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni had done it in 324.

Bumrah becomes India’s highest wicket-taker in T20s

Pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah became India’s highest wicket-taker in the T20 Internationals after he dismissed Sri Lankan opener Danushka Gunathilaka in third and final T20 against Sri Lanka.

Bumrah has now 53 T20 wickets to his name from 45 T20 internationals. Wrist-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal (52 wickets from 37 matches) and ace off spinner Ravichandran Ashwin (52 wickets from 46 matches) are the joint second highest on the list.

Bumrah, who was injured, returned to international cricket from the ongoing series against Sri Lanka.

He had figures of 1/32 in the second T20 at Indore, which the hosts had won by seven wickets. The Gujarat pacer returned with figures of 1-5 in two overs in the third and final game here and made his comeback a memorable one. PTI NRB KHS KHS 01102254

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