Record master Virat Kohli senses another world record against Bangladesh in the 2nd ODI, could join list of elite players like Ponting, Ganguly

Virat Kohli

After suffering defeat in the 1st ODI match against Bangladesh in Dhaka, the 2nd match of the 3 match ODI series to be played today at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium in Dhaka again. Meanwhile, former India captain Virat Kohli has a huge opportunity to enlist himself in a legendary list.


After suffering defeat at the very same ground in the first ODI match of the series by just a wicket, the Rohit Sharma led Indian team would look to make a comeback in the 2nd match of the ODI to have any chance of winning the series.

The first match was a tightly contested match where the bowlers were at their best for both the teams. The 2nd match being at the venue promises to be an exciting encounter between the teams once again.


Meanwhile, record master Virat Kohli is near to enlist himself in another great list if he passes a certain criteria in the 2nd ODI match against the Bangla Tigers.

The former India captain Virat Kohli could become just the 2nd player in the world to have ever scored 1000 ODI runs or more in Bangladesh. He just needs 21 more runs to do so. Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara is till now the only batter in the list with 1045 runs against Bangladesh.

Meanwhile, if he manages to do the same, he would also become only the 5th player in the history of the game to have ever scored morr than 1000 ODI runs in a 3 different away countries. He would join players like India’s very own Sourav Ganguly, Ricky Ponting, Aravind de Silva and Arjuna Ranatunga. Kohli has scored more than 1000 ODI runs in England and Australia before.


Overall, Indian great and the God of Cricket Sachin Tendulkar is player who has scored more than 1000 ODI in most countries away from home, five.

Kohli didn’t had a good outing in the previous as he was dismissed of a stunning catch by Bangladesh’s stand-in captain Liton Das and he could only score 9 runs.

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