India skipper Rohit Sharma achieved another milestone on Tuesday as he became the second fastest batter in the world and sixth Indian to complete 10,000 One-Day Internationa (ODI) runs in international cricket at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
Rohit achieved the feat when he reached his respective score of 22 runs after India won the toss and elected to bat in Colombo.
Overall, the Hitman is now the 15th batter to amass 10,000 runs in ODI format of the game. Meanwhile, Rohit is also the third Indian opener to reach the milestone after Sachin Tendulkar and former skipper Sourav Ganguly.
Intrestingly, Rohit is also featuring in his 50th ODI against Sri Lanka.
Currently, Rohit had 30 centuries, 50 half-centuries, two double-hundreds in the ODIs with a decent average of around 49.
Fastest batters to 10k ODI runs (by innings):
Virat Kohli – 205 innings
Rohit Sharma – 241 innings
Sachin Tendulkar – 259 innings
Sourav Ganguly – 263 innings
Ricky Ponting – 266 innings