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Kohli first Indian to get 10,000 runs in T20 cricket

Last updated on: September 26, 2021 23:57 IST

IMAGE: Virat Kohli is the second man after West Indies' Chris Gayle to reach the landmark in both T20 and one-day international cricket. Photograph: BCCI

Virat Kohli became the first Indian batsman to notch up 10,000 runs in Twenty20 cricket during Royal Challengers Bangalore's IPL match against Mumbai Indians in Dubai on Sunday.

 

The 32-year-old is the second man after West Indies' Chris Gayle to reach the landmark in both T20 and one-day international cricket.

The RCB captain got to the mark after pulling Jasprit Bumrah for six in his knock of 51 from 42 balls, joining Gayle, Keiron Pollard, Shoaib Malik and David Warner as the other players to have scored 10,000 runs in the shortest format.

Kohli has a total of 10,038 runs from 314 games at an average of 41.65 in T20s, with 3,159 of those coming while playing for India. He has scored five hundreds in the format, all for RCB.

Source: REUTERS
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