Virat Kohli Joins Elite List Of Batters, Leaves Mahela Jayawardene Behind In List Of Top-scoring Players In ODIs

Virat Kohli is 5th in the list of players with the most points in ODI© BCCI/Sportzpics

Undeniably one of the greatest smashers of all time, Virat kohli scored another milestone in his illustrious ticketing career as he crossed the 62-time mark in his 3rd ODI match against Sri Lanka in Trivandrum on Sunday. With this kill of the Lankans, Kohli left a great mark Mahela Jayawardene second in the list of players with the most runs in ODI format. Kohli currently has no positions. 5, with Jayawardene dropping to 6th.

Kohli started the match requiring 63 runs to leave Jayawardene behind. The Indian hitter hit 12588 runs while the Sri Lankan had 12650 runs.

The list is led by none other than Sachin Tendulkar, who has 18426 running to his name in the format. like of Kumar Sangakkara (14234 runs), Ricky Ponting (13704 runs) and Sanath Jayasuriya (13430 runs) is currently leading Kohli.

Earlier in the series, Kohli scored his 45th ODI percentage as he took home a triple-digit score in his first ODI against Sri Lanka. It was the second consecutive day of the century for Kohli, who scored 113 points against the Bangla Tigers in the 3rd ODI of that series.

Kohli hopes to hit another hundred points against Sri Lanka in the third ODI. If he does, it will be his 21st home game in 50 of 50 when it comes to international cricket. In the process, Virat will also score his 10th ODI century goal against Sri Lanka, more than any other player in the history of the game.

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