Virat Kohli 6 runs away from historic milestone!
CRICDOT DESK : Following the aftermath of his captaincy saga, all eyes could be on Virat Kohli the batter as India host the West Indies for 3 ODIs, observed via way of means of 3 T20Is, beginning Sunday. Kohli stepped down as India`s T20I and Test captain, even as he changed into changed via way of means of Rohit Sharma as ODI skipper beforehand of the recently-concluded excursion of South Africa. During the 3-in shape ODI collection in opposition to the Windies,
Kohli will goal to stop his worldwide century drought, having did not attain triple figures in over years in any format. The 33-year-vintage may also be eyeing some other private milestone with inside the ODI collection in opposition to the Windies.
Kohli is simply 6 runs farfar from turning into handiest the second one Indian batter to attain the milestone of 5,000 ODI runs on domestic soil. Sachin Tendulkar is the handiest different batter who has scored 5,000 or greater ODI runs in India.
Interestingly, Sachin had reached the landmark of 5,000 ODI runs in India in opposition to West Indies on his 121st innings. Kohli, on different hand, should gain the feat in his 96th ODI innings in India, if he manages to attain 6 runs with inside the first ODI on Sunday.
Earlier this week, Mayank Agarwal changed into delivered to India’s ODI squad after seven contributors with inside the Indian camp, such as 4 players –Shikhar Dhawan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shreyas Iyer and Navdeep Saini — examined tremendous for COVID-19.
All the 3 ODIs could be performed with out spectators in Ahmedabad, with the primary ODI scheduled to be hung on February 6. The first ODI on Sunday could be India’s one thousandth in shape with inside the 50-over format, that’s the maximum via way of means of any team.