Indian skipper Virat Kohli is usually been in comparison with legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar due to his prodigious batting efforts and match-winning potential.
Master Blaster Tendulkar is considered one of the vital full batsman within the historical past of the sport as he holds virtually all batting information which exists within the recreation in the mean time.
From ending his profession because the main run-getter in Test (15,921 runs) and ODI format (18,426 runs) of the sport to having scored highest variety of centuries within the worldwide cricket, the grasp blaster has inked a number of information to his identify.
Kohli, alternatively, is taken into account one of many biggest batsmen of the fashionable period as a result of he has already chased down a lot of Tendulkar’s information and of his unbelievable cricket stats in his illustrious 12-year-career up to now.
Kohli additionally has a plethora of information to his identify and he’ll look so as to add one more feather on his already illustrious cap when he heads into the three-match One-Day Internationals (ODI) in opposition to Australia, starting November 27 on the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).
The 32-year-old is ready to interrupt Tendulkar’s file of quickest batsman to attain 12,000 runs within the 50-overs cricket. He is barely 133 runs shy of reaching the landmark and he will likely be eager to realize the milestone within the Australia ODIs.
Kohli has notched up a complete of 11,867 runs in 239 innings he performed for the Men in Blue within the ODIs and now wants solely 133 runs to succeed in the landmark.Tendulkar, alternatively, took over 300 innings to cross the 12,000-run mark within the 50-over format.
However, the 2 batting greats additionally share an identical Test batting stats in opposition to Australia.
Indian swashbuckling batsman Kohli and cricket legend Tendulkar have coincidently each accomplished their 1,000 runs in opposition to Australia on the identical date i.e on December 28. In truth, the duo achieved the feat on the identical venue– on the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
Not solely this, each Kohli and Tendulkar have been 26 once they reached their respective milestones and that each of them had scored 5 centuries and two fifties every in 11 Tests they performed
in opposition to Australia at the moment.
Besides this, Kohli and Tendulkar additionally share yet one more an identical file in opposition to the Aussies.
Tenkular smashed a ton (116) and a fifty (52) throughout the Boxing Day Test within the 1999. Kohli, in the meantime, additionally notched up a century (169) and a fifty (54) in the identical Test 15 years later in 2014.
On a associated observe, India are additionally scheduled to play three-match T20I collection and four-match Test collection in opposition to Australia, starting December 4 on the Manuka Oval