Ind vs NZ: Virat Kohli set to become 13th Indian cricketer to play 200 ODIs

20 October 2017, 12:53 PM

Indian skipper Virat Kohli is all set to play his 200th ODI game when he takes to the field against New Zealand in the first of the 5 ODIs at the Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium on Sunday.

Kohli shall join a select list of 13 Indian cricketers to have featured in 200 ODIs or more. Kohli has been regarded as one of the best batsman in international cricket owing to his sheer run scoring consistency. Virat off late has been in a habit of breaking records after records by churning out impressive performances with the willow for the Indian team. 

Since taking over as the Indian captain, he has made the number three position his own in ODIs and often leads the team across the victory line on most of the occasions. Besides his pedigree at chasing down big totals, Virat has proved his pedigree as a prolific century maker and his 30 ODI tons are testimony to his century making prowess.

In the current Indian ODI squad, Kohli is the most experienced player after MS Dhoni, who has played 306 matches. Knowing Virat Kohli appetite for scoring big runs,he shall be be looking forward to scoring a 100 on the momentous occasion of his 200th ODI on Sunday. 

Here is the list of players with most ODI appearances for India

463 - Sachin Tendulkar

344 - Rahul Dravid

334 - Mohammad Azharuddin

311 - Sourav Ganguly

306 - M. S. Dhoni

First Published: Friday, October 20, 2017 12:46 PM
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