India's Virat Kohli joins elite club of 10,000-plus ODI run-scorers

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Some years ago, Sachin Tendulkar, after scoring his 100th global century, said he would love to see an Indian - someone like Kohli or Rohit Sharma - break his records. The 29-year-old is the fifth Indian batsman and 13th overall to achieve the landmark.

Kohli still has some way to go to break Tendulkar's all-time ODI run record however, with the former India skipper having made 18,426 runs before his retirement from the format in 2012. Kohli reached the milestone in the second ODI against India at Visakhapatnam. Just like the previous game, The right-handed had to come to the crease early again as Rohit Sharma was sent back by Kemar Roach for just 4. The partnership between Kohli and Ambati Rayudu steered the team out of troubled waters.

In the last match, the Virat Kohli-led side had played three pacers and two spinners, leaving left-arm bowler Kuldeep Yadav out of the playing eleven.

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He also became the Indian captain with the most Man of the Match awards as he surpassed MS Dhoni to the feat. Incredibly, Kohli who hit 13 boundaries and four sixes in the encounter, bettered the iconic mark of India legend Sachin Tendulkar by reaching the tally in 54 innings less.

When batting on 48, Kohli with 1,573 runs also broke Tendulkar's record to score the most runs by an Indian batsman against the West Indies.

Kohli remained till the end to ensure India post a challenging total of 321 for 6.

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