new Delhi: Virat Kohli may not have scored a century against Australia, but he has achieved a new place in ODI cricket as soon as he puts his fifty. He completed his 60th half-century in 50-over cricket. He has become the 14th batsman in history to do so.
Sachin Tendulkar at the forefront
The record of the highest half-century in ODIs is in the name of India’s master blaster Sachin Tendulkar. He has scored 96 half-centuries in 463 matches, second only to Sachin, Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara, who has scored 93 half-centuries in 404 matches. Apart from this, the names of Jacques Kallis (86), Rahul Dravid (83), Ricky Potting (82), Mahela Jayawardene (77), MS Dhoni (73), Sourav Ganguly (72) are also in the list.
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Kohli’s fastest 12 thousand runs
Virat Kohli also set a world record for the fastest 12 thousand runs in ODI cricket today. He achieved this position in 242 innings of 251 ODIs. In this way, another record of Sachin was broken. Sachin Tendulkar played 300 innings (309 matches) to score 12,000 runs. Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting is named third in this list. He had scored so many runs in 314 innings (323 matches).