India’s Virat Kohli became the fastest batsman to cross the 6000 runs in ODI’s. He achieved this in the third ODI against Sri Lanka, his 144th ODI and 136th innings. He surpassed West indian great Viv Richards’ record of 141 innings which he created in 1975. Former Indian Captain Sourav Ganguly is third in the list as he took 147 innings to reach 6000 ODI runs. South Africa’s AB de Villiers and Aussie Matthew Hayden completes the list.

S.No

Name

Country

Matches

Innings

Year

1

Virat Kohli

India

144

136

2014

2

Viv Richards

West Indies

156

141

1975

3

Sourav Ganguly

India

152

147

2002

4

AB de Villiers

South Africa

153

147

2005

5

Matthew Hayden

Australia

160

154

1993

 *Stats updated till 9 November 2014

Image Courtesy: Indian Express

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