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IND vs ENG | Kohli overtakes Tendulkar to become fastest cricketer to score 23,000 international runs

India v England | Virat Kohli will score a hundred somewhere along the line, predicts Brad Hogg

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Virat Kohli, on Thursday, became the fastest batsman to score 23,000 international runs, taking 32 fewer innings than batting great Sachin Tendulkar. The 32-year-old came to bat in his 490th international innings after the fall of KL Rahul’s wicket on Day 1 of the 4th Test at The Oval.

India captain Virat Kohli might be struggling for runs but a major record came his way after he became the fastest batsman to score 23,000 runs in international cricket. The 32-year-old took 490 innings to overtake Sachin Tendulkar, who took 522 innings to achieve the feat. 

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Virat Kohli began his quest for 71st international hundred all over again, after the fall of second wicket in the form of opener KL Rahul, on Day 1 of the 4th Test in Leeds. Rohit Sharma could manage only 11 runs in the first innings and was the first one to depart on Tuesday. 

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Kohli had managed scores of 0, 42, 20, 7 and 55 in the first 3 Test matches of the series which is currently levelled at 1-1. The fifth and final Test will be played from September 10. 

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