Virat Kohli, on Sunday, reached the 10,000 run mark in T20 cricket during RCB’s Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) match against Mumbai Indians in Dubai.
Kohli became the first Indian, and the fifth batsman overall, to reach the 10,000-run mark in all forms of T20 cricket (international, domestic and franchise.
Chris Gayle (14,275), Kieron Pollard (11,195), Shoaib Malik (10,808), and David Warner (10,019) are the only other four batsmen who have reached the mark in T20s.
The Indian captain reached the 10,000-run mark hitting a six off Mumbai Indians' Japrit Bumrah.
The 32-year-old had played 298 innings before Sunday's match and had scored runs at an average of 41.61 with the help of five hundreds and 73 fifties.
Kohli is the highest run-getter in the history of the Indian Premier League.