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2010-19: the decade of Virat Kohli

Dec 30, 2019 13:06 IST

While Virat Kohli is considered a champion cricketer In every format, One Day Cricket is where he is the most prolific. The period between 2010 & 2019 should officially be named as the decade of Virat Kohli. In One Day Cricket, the Indian skipper quite literally owns every single record in batting.


With 11125 (11 thousand, 1 hundred & 25 runs) in the decade, Virat is head and shoulders above the rest. The 2nd in the list is South Africa’s Hashim Amla who has 7265 runs which is almost 4000 less than Virat Kohli.


Making a three-figure score in ODI has become Virat Kohli’s habit. In the 227 ODIs Virat has played in this decade, the Delhi lad has smashed an incredible 42 hundreds and is very quickly chopping down Sachin Tendulkar’s world record of 499 tons.


Virat scored 52 half-centuries which is the most by any batsman in this decade.


Virat smashed a grand total of 1038 fours in the last 10 years which is yet another record under his name.


With 35 player of the match awards, Virat leads yet another list of this decade. He has been awarded the player of the series trophy an incredible 7 times.


Virat was the busiest ODI cricketer of the decade and has played a total of 227 matches. He holds the record of most catches with 117 dismissals.


While Kohli has dominated the last decade in ODI cricket, fans will be hoping that this superb form will also translate into some success at the World T20.