Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli completes 10,000 T20 runs

New Delhi: Team India and RCB captain Virat Kohli achieved a big milestone on Sunday. This is the record that no Indian player could make before this.

Big record in the name of Virat

In T20 cricket, 10 thousand runs of Virat Kohli have been completed. He has become the first Indian and the world's 5th cricketer to do so. Before him, this charisma has been done by Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard, Shoaib Malik and David Warner.

Top 5 run-scorers in T20 cricket

Chris Gayle -
14275 Kieron Pollard - 11195
Shoaib Malik - 10808
Virat Kohli - 10038
David Warner - 10019

Completed record by putting six

Before the match against Mumbai Indians, Virat Kohli needed 13 runs to complete 10000 T20 runs. During the innings of RCB, Virat made this record his name by hitting a six against Jasprit Bumrah on the third ball of the fourth over.

Beats David Warner

Virat Kohli has also left Australia's David Warner behind in terms of scoring the most runs in T20 cricket. Warner has so far scored 10019 runs in this format. Now Shoaib Malik's record (10808 runs) is on Kohli's target. 

The second-fastest player to make this record

Virat Kohli has reached number two in terms of making the fastest 10000 T20 runs. He played 299 innings to touch this figure. Chris Gayle of the West Indies achieved this position in 285 innings. Whereas David Warner did this charisma in 303 innings.

Virat's fifty against MI

In this match played against Mumbai Indians, Virat Kohli scored a brilliant half-century. He scored 51 runs in 42 balls with the help of 3 fours and 3 sixes. He was caught out by Adam Milne at the hands of Anukul Roy.

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