11 August 2019
Port of Spain: India captain Virat Kohli on Sunday notched up his 42nd ODI ton in the second one-dayer against the West Indies, and in the process surpassed Sourav Ganguly to become the second highest run-scorer for India in ODI cricket.
Ganguly scored 11,221 runs in 297 innings while Kohli took 229 innings to go past the former skipper.
Thirty-year-old Kohli is now only behind Sachin Tendulkar, who has a whopping 18,426 runs to his name which he accumulated over 452 innings. Kohli is now the seventh highest run scorer in ODIs overall behind Jacques Kallis, Inzamam-Ul-Haq, Mahela Jayawardene, Sanath Jayasuriya, Ricky Ponting, Kumar Sangakkara and Tendulkar.
During the course of his knock, Kohli also surpassed Javed Miandad's tally of 1,930 runs to become the highest run-scorer in ODIs against the West Indies.