Kohli Set New World Record: Virat Kohli became fastest player who completed 12,000 international runs as captain: Indian captain Virat Kohli holds the new world record of completing the fastest 12,000 runs in International cricket as a captain. Virat Kohli achieved this position in his 226th innings of international cricket and left Ricky Ponting behind. Ponting had done this amazing in the 282nd innings, while Graeme Smith is third in this case and he did it in the 294th inning. Virat Kohli achieved this feat during the second T20 match against England.
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The Fastest Batsman to Complete 12,000 Runs as Captain
- Virat Kohli – 226 innings
- Ricky Ponting – 282 innings
- Graeme Smith – 294 innings
Kohli Became First Batsman to Complete 3000 Runs in T20
Virat Kohli completed his half-century off 35 balls in this match. He hit a 26th half-century of his T20 career, hitting sixes. During this, he hit 2 sixes and 3 fours. At the same time, he scored an unbeaten 73 from 49 balls with the help of 4 sixes and 5 fours and became the first batsman in the world to complete 3000 runs in T20 International cricket. Kohli Set New World Record.
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Virat is Third Highest Run Scorer in international Cricket as Captain
Virat Kohli has come at number three in terms of scoring the most runs as captain in international cricket. In this case, Ricky Ponting is in the first place and he scored a total of 15,440 runs as captain. Graeme Smith is in second place with 14,848 runs. At the same time, Virat Kohli had scored 12,004 runs till the news was written.
Highest Run as Captain in International Cricket
- Ricky Ponting – 15440 runs
- Graeme Smith – 14878 runs
- Virat Kohli – 12061 runs
- Virat’s highest run as Indian captain
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Virat Kohli is the highest run-scorer as Indian captain, while MS Dhoni is second in this case.
Indian Captain Who Scored the Most Runs
- Virat Kohli – 12061
- MS Dhoni – 11207
- Mo. Azruddin – 8095
- Sourav Ganguly – 7643
- Sachin Tendulkar – 4508
The Indian team had a target of 165 runs for victory against England and India scored 166 runs for 3 wickets in 17.5 overs to win the match by 7 wickets.