Kohli surpasses Sourav Ganguly to become India’s second highest run-getter in ODIs

India skipper Virat Kohli surpassed former India skipper Sourav Ganguly to become India’s second-highest run-getter in one-day internationals (ODIs) at Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain on Sunday.

In 311 ODI matches, Sourav Ganguly had scored 11,363 runs, a mark which Virat Kohli surpassed in his 238th ODI appearance.

“Virat Kohli another master class in one day cricket @imVkohli @BCCI.. what a player,” Ganguly congratulated the Indian skipper on Twitter.

The 30-year-old also became the most run-scorer against West Indies in the ODIs. As Kohli scored his 19th run in the second ODI against Windies, he broke the record of Pakistan’s Javed Miandad and became the leading run-scorer against West Indies in ODIs.

Miandad has 1,930 runs against Windies from 64 innings whereas Kohli surpassed his record in 34 innings.

Kohli stepped in the field after the early dismissal of opener Shikhar Dhawan in the first over.

The first ODI of the three-match series between India and West Indies was abandoned due to rain on August 8. Under Kohli’s leadership, the team defeated Windies 3-0 in the three-match T20I series.

Kohli managed to score 106 runs in the T20I series against Windies and he played a crucial 59 run knock in the final T20I.

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India won the toss opt to bat first, and were at the score of 39/1 in eight overs, Rohit Sharma and Kohli are batting at the score of 6 and 28 respectively, at the time of filing this story.

(With ANI Inputs)

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