The Indian cricket team came out to play in the three-match ODI series against South Africa on Wednesday. In this match, a big record of former veteran Sachin Tendulkar was on target of former Indian team captain Virat Kohli. After stepping on the field after the fall of the first wicket, Kohli made a special record with the 9th run of the innings.
In the first ODI against South Africa, Virat made a record of Sachin while batting brilliantly. Batting in the first match of the series, he became the highest run-scorer Indian batsman on foreign soil. Before this match, he was running at the second position but now he has secured the first position in this list, leaving behind Sachin.
Indians with most ODI runs abroad:
Playing for India, Sachin scored 5065 runs in a total of 147 ODIs on foreign soil. While playing just 108 ODIs, Kohli made this record by scoring 5066 runs. The third place in this list is of former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who scored 4520 runs in 145 ODIs. Current Indian coach Rahul Dravid is fourth with 3998 runs in 117 ODIs. Sourav Ganguly, who scored 3468 runs after 100 matches, is fifth in the list.
Kohli played half-century innings:
In the first ODI against South Africa, Kohli was dismissed after scoring 51 runs. During this innings, 3 fours were seen with his bat. For the second wicket, he shared a 92-run partnership with Shikhar Dhawan to rescue the team from the initial setback. Kohli was caught by South African captain Temba Bavuma off the ball of Tabrez Shamsi.