Virat Kohli first to 3,000 runs in T20Is

Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum was the first to reach the 2,000 run-mark in 2014.

Published : Apr 16, 2021 21:10 IST

Virat Kohli is only the second batsman to score 10,000 ODI runs at No. 3.
Virat Kohli is only the second batsman to score 10,000 ODI runs at No. 3.

Virat Kohli is only the second batsman to score 10,000 ODI runs at No. 3.


The number of batsmen to aggregate 3,000 runs in Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is), Virat Kolhi becoming the first to do so in the second match of the series against England in Ahmedabad. The following batsmen have the distinction of reaching the following landmarks in T20I cricket.

First to reach run landmarks in T20Is


The number of innings taken by England Dawid Malan is now the fewest to reach 1,000 runs in T20I cricket. He became the seventh English player and the 64th overall to reach the landmark in the fifth and final match of the series against India in Ahmedabad.

Fewest innings to reach 1,000 T20I runs


The number of T20I series in which India has been undefeated since its 0-2 loss to Australia in February 2019 at home. During this period, the Indian team has won seven series and shared the honours in one. Three of the series victories came away from home, while India has now won its last six T20I series.


India’s unbeaten run in T20I series

# Includes two tied games. India won both via super over.


- The first match against Sri Lanka in Guwahati was abandoned after the toss.

- India's record during this sequence is: played 29, won 20, lost 8, no result 1.

- Kohli's record as captain is: won 17, lost 7, no result 1. Sharma's record as captain: won 3, lost 1.

Dawid Malan is the seventh Englishman and 64th player overall to score 1,000 T20I runs.


The number of balls taken by India’s Krunal Pandya to reach his fifty in the opening match of the One-Day International (ODI) series against England in Pune is now the fewest by a debutant. He is also the only one to do so in less than 30 balls.

Fastest fifties on ODI debut


The number of batsmen who have aggregated 10,000 runs while batting at No. 3 in ODIs. Virat Kohli joined Ricky Ponting as the only batsmen to do so during the second ODI against England in Pune on March 26.

Leading run-getters while batting at No. 3 in ODIs

+ Also appeared for other teams in ODIs.

Note: Sachin Tendulkar is the only other Indian batsman to aggregate more than 10,000 runs at one batting position, having scored 13,685 runs at No. 2 in ODIs.


The combined number of sixes hit by India and England in the recent ODIs is the most in a series of four matches or less.

Most sixes in a series of four ODIs or less

Notes: England’s tally of 37 sixes is now the most by one team in a four-games-or-less ODI series, bettering the previous record of 35 by the West Indies at home against Bangladesh in August 2014.


India’s tally of 33 sixes is the most by the country in a series of four matches or less, betting the previous best of 30 also against England in the three-match ODI series at home in 2017.


The number of times India has defeated England in the 10 ODI series the two sides have played in India. The recent series victory was India’s sixth in a row at home against England.

India vs England bilateral series results

Note: Of the 10 series played, India has won seven and England one, with two series shared.

All records are updated as of March 28, 2021.

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