Virat Kohli became the fastest player to reach 20,000 international runs. In the process, he has broken Sachin Tendulkar's record. The Indian skipper achieved this milestone in 416 innings, while Brian Lara and Sachin did it in 453 innings. Kohli achieved this feat during India's ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 clash against West Indies at the Old Trafford in Manchester on Thursday.
This massive achievement of Virat Kohli was posted by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on their official Twitter handle. Read the tweet here.
Even the netizens came forward to congratulate 'King Kohli'on this splendid achievement and even termed him as 'GOAT.' (Greatest of all time).
India will be aiming to strengthen their semifinal spot against West Indies when the two teams lock horns against each other at the Old Trafford in Manchester on Thursday. Team India are having a splendid run in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. The Men In Blue are the only undefeated side in the tournament. The Virat Kohli-led side have won four of their five matches. One of their contests against the Kiwis was washed away due to rain. Meanwhile, the Caribbeans are at the eighth position with just a solitary win in their six matches.