Indian skipper Virat Kohli seems to be beating the Master Blaster in almost every milestone he is achieving in his career. Kohli surpassed Sachin Tendulkar to become the fastest to reach 19,000 international runs. The 30-year-old achieved this feat in just 399 innings during the forth Test against Australia in Sydney in comparison to Sachin’s 432 innings.
Virat Kohli had also become the fastest to reach 18,000 international runs in 382 innings last year. Following the duo are West Indies’ Brian Lara, Australia’s Ricky Ponting and South Africa’s Jacques Kallis who reached the milestone in 433, 444 and 458 innings respectively.
The Indian captain ended 2018 with a total of 2735 international runs, which comprised of 11 centuries.
India and Australia are currently playing a four match Test series, where India is 2-1 up and have retained the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. India won the first and third Test while Australia went on to win the second Test.
Both the teams will also play a three match ODI series starting from January 12. The first match will be played in the Sydney Cricket Ground.