Making of a legend: A look at Virat Kohli's batting landmarks

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Author 2019-11-05 15:40:00

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New Delhi, Nov 5: Team India skipper Virat Kohli turned 31 on Tuesday.

The Delhi lad is one of the best batsmen of the current generation and has already surpassed a host of past legends by breaking a plethora of records.

Here is a look at the milestones which the Team India star has set.

Fastest to post 1000 ODI runs in a calendar year:

1) 11 innings: Virat Kohli (2018)

2) 15 innings: Hashim Amla (2010), Virat Kohli (2012)

3) 17 innings: David Gower (1983), Shane Watson (2011), Kumar Sangakkara (2013), AB de Villiers (2015)

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Most number of ODI centuries while chasing:

1) 19 - Virat Kohli (India)

2) 17 - Sachin Tendulkar (India)

3) 11 - Tilakratne Dilshan (Sri Lanka) & Chris Gayle (West Indies)

4) 10 - Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka)

Most number of centuries as captain of the Indian team in ODIs:

1) 18 - Virat Kohli

2) 11 - Sourav Ganguly

3) 6 - MS Dhoni, Sachin Tendulkar

4) 4 - Mohammad Azharuddin

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