Virat Kohli becomes eighth Indian to play 400 international matches

Virat Kohli made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka in 2008, and has so far represented India in 241 ODIs, 84 Tests and 75 T20Is.

Virat Kohli achieved the feat during the second one-dayer against West Indies in Visakhapatnam.   -  PTI Photo

India skipper Virat Kohli became the eighth Indian to make 400 international appearances. He achieved the feat during the second ODI of the three-match series against the West Indies played at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium here on Wednesday.

Kohli, who made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka in 2008, has so far represented India in 241 ODIs, 84 Tests and 75 T20Is. Besides Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar (664), M.S. Dhoni (538), Rahul Dravid (509), Mohammad Azharuddin (433), Sourav Ganguly (424), Anil Kumble (403) and Yuvraj Singh (402) have played 400 or more international matches.

Overall, Kohli is the 33rd player to reach the milestone.

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Tendulkar holds the distinction of making maximum international appearances. He is followed by Mahela Jayawardene (652), Kumar Sangakkara (594), Sanath Jayasuria (586) and Ricky Ponting (560).

The Kohli-led Indian team faces a do-or-die situation as they take on West Indies in the second ODI of the three-match series as the visitor lead the series 1-0 after hammering the Men in Blue by 8 wickets in Chennai.

Despite posting 287/8 on a slow track in the first game, India failed to defend the total as Shimron Hetmyer and Shai Hope slammed hundreds to guide Windies to a comfortable win with 13 balls to spare.

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