Kohli set a precedent, leaving the field with 166 runs unbeaten

Virat Kohli is the king of records. Sachin Tendulkar, who is ahead of him in ODIs, is just three centuries away. He made his 46th century by scoring a century in the third ODI with Sri Lanka. Besides, Virat Kohli set another precedent in one-day internationals. King Kohli became the world’s top five run scorer in ODIs. Against Sri Lanka in Thiruvananthapuram, he surpassed Mahela Jayawardene as soon as he completed 63 runs. He finally left the field with an unbeaten 166 runs.

Virat Kohli is playing the 268th ODI of his career today, in the space of 259 innings, he surpassed Mahela Jayawardene’s record of runs. The former Sri Lanka captain scored 12,650 runs in 418 innings in 448 One Day Internationals. On this day, from Virat’s score of 63, Jayawardene dropped to sixth in the list of highest run scorers. Virat came fifth. King Kohli has so far scored 45 hundreds in One Day Internationals. There are 65 fifties.

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