Dec 7, 2022, 10:59 IST

Virat Kohli needs 21 runs to match Sangakkara!!

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Team India lost the first ODI against Bangladesh by one wicket. Mehidy Hasan Miraz and Mustafizur Rahman put together a tenth-wicket stand that helped the home team get to 187 runs.

Virat Kohli two records

In the second game at the same place, the Men in Blue will try to tie the series. In the competition, Virat Kohli, who used to be captain of India, has a chance to tie two major ODI records.

Virat has scored 979 runs in 17 ODIs, and he needs 21 more runs to reach 1000 runs in Bangladesh. He has five hundreds and three fifties, giving him an average of 75.30.

The 34-year-old could join Kumar Sangakkara in scoring 1000 one-day international runs in Bangladesh. Sri Lankan great scored 1045 runs in 21 matches.

The right-handed batter will become the fifth player in cricket history to score 1000 runs in three countries. Ponting, De Silva, Ranatunga, and Ganguly will join Virat.

Sachin Tendulkar scored 1000-plus runs in most countries, with his tally at five, followed by Sanath Jayasuriya and Mahela Jayawardene (4).

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