KANPUR: Virat Kohli turned into the 6th Indian and the speediest to finish 9000 ODI keeps running during the deciding third game against New Zealand on Sunday.
Kohli got to the historic point in the 37th over when he guided irregular Grandhomme towards the third man for a four. He went ahead to score his 32nd ODI century off 96 balls and in the end got out on 113. His 106-ball thump was studded with nine fours and a six.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni had achieved the point of the milestone last year while different Indians who have done as such are Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly and Mohammad Azharuddin.
Another breakthrough was achieving his 49th worldwide century outperforming Rahul Dravid (48tons). He is second among Indian batsmen regarding global hundreds after Sachin Tendulkar (100 tons).
Kohli, who played his 202nd match and 194th innings on Sunday, has turned into the nineteenth batsman to break the 9000-run milestone, making him the quickest to reach.
The Indian chief had outperformed Australian awesome Ricky Ponting in the rundown of most ODI hundreds with his 31st ton.
Tendulkar finishes the rundown with 49 hundred and he is likewise the main run-getter in the format.
Kohli had a tranquil arrangement against the Australians by his benchmarks however he has returned to his best against the Black Caps.