Virat Kohli is all set to break Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara’s record in India vs Afghanistan match in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Indian Skipper Virat Kohli has already proved his worth by getting fastest to the 11,000 runs in ODI cricket during India vs Pakistan match in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Now if Virat Kohli scores a ton against Afghanistan then he will become the 12th batsmen in the world and third Indian batsmen to reach the landmark of 20,000 runs.
Virat Kohli is 104 runs away from the landmark of 20,000 runs, and if he manages to do so, in India vs Afghanistan, then he will become the third Indian batsman to do following Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid. Now, how will he break the record of Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara? Well, Sachin Tendulkar scored 34,357 runs in his cricket international cricket career, whereas Rahul Dravid scored 24,208 runs. These two batsmen are the one who has achieved that landmark.
Sachin Tendulkar took 453 innings to reach 20,000 marks, but Virat Kohli has scored 18996 runs out of just 415 innings. Also, Virat Kohli left behind Sachin Tendulkar in term of reaching 11,000 runs in ODI cricket. Sachin Tendulkar took 276 innings out of 284 matches while Virat Kohli brought up his 11,000 ODI runs in just 222 innings out of 230 ODI matches.
Virat Kohli is also chasing Sachin Tendulkar in context to the record of most hundreds in ODIs. Sachin Tendulkar hammered 49 hundred in ODI cricket, while Virat Kohli has already smashed 41 centuries so far.