PORT OF SPAIN: Indian captain Virat Kohli grew to become the primary batsman to attain 20,000 worldwide runs in a single decade, the unbelievable stat offering one other reflection of his greatness.


Kohli has aggregated 20,502 runs throughout three codecs out of which he has scored 20,018 within the ongoing decade.

The batting maestro achieved the feat on the best way to his match-winning hundred, his 43rd within the format, towards the West Indies within the third ODI on Wednesday.


Kohli made his Check and T20 Internationals debut in 2010. He had already scored 484 runs in ODI cricket after making his debut in 2008.

Australia’s former skipper Ricky Ponting held the document for scoring most worldwide runs in a decade with 18,962 to his credit score within the 2000s.

Former South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis is on the third place with 16,777 runs within the 2000s.

Sri Lankan legends Mahela Jaywardene and Kumar Sangakkara are fourth and fifth on the listing of most runs scored in a decade with 16304 and 15999, respectively.

Indian batting icon Sachin Tendulkar is sixth with 15962 runs within the 2000s whereas his teammate Rahul Dravid is seventh with 15853.

Kohli made an unbeaten 114 towards West Indies within the ultimate ODI of the three-match collection, serving to his aspect to a six-wicket victory and a 2-Zero collection win.

The 30-year-old had additionally scored a century within the second ODI of the collection.