India vs Windies 2018: Milestones Waiting for Indian Team Stalwarts in Vizag ODI
The upcoming second ODI against the Windies at Visakhapatnam might see some significant records getting broken by the Indian stalwart batsmen. The records are in the line for Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan individually.
Though it has become a regular habit for Virat Kohli to break records, the upcoming accolade is something special that he would cherish for a long time.
Meanwhile, the record of MS Dhoni is something that fans are waiting for a long time.
Here are the big milestones:
4. Shikhar Dhawan – 5000 ODI runs:
The stylish southpaw is on the verge of reaching the landmark of 5000 runs in ODI format of the game. However, he needs to score 173 runs to reach the milestone.
Though getting there seem to be a bit heavy task, provided the batting position and the pure assistance from the Visakhapatnam pitch might help the southpaw to reach the figure in the 2nd ODI.
3. Rohit Sharma needs six sixes to become fastest to achieve 200 ODI sixes:
The vice-captain of India, Rohit Sharma is also licking his lips for the 2nd ODI. He is in tremendous form and waiting to clobber those required six sixes to write his name on the swashbucklers’ chart of batsmen becoming fastest to hit 200 ODI sixes.
Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma has played 183 innings and hit 194 sixes while Shahid Afridi, who is at the top, scored 200 sixes in 195 innings. So, the batsman would like to reach as quickly as possible to set the target for the younger generation.
2. MS Dhoni requires 51 runs to score 10000 runs for ”India”:
Don’t be wondered; you read it right. You might have got a doubt that MS Dhoni finished the mark in his recent stint in England. But out of MS Dhoni’ 10,123 runs tally, he scored 174 runs while playing for World XI and charity matches.
In total, he has scored 9949 runs to India, which means he requires 51 runs to score 10,000 runs for team India. With the top-order batsmen knocking out the majority runs, it would be interesting to see whether he gets the chance to finish the work.
1. Virat Kohli requires 81 runs to become quickest to 10,000 ODI runs:
The run-machine of India is travelling on a Jet speed in breaking the records of Sachin Tendulkar. Now, he might cut one of the most significant records of Sachin Tendulkar regarding reaching the 10000 ODI barriers in fewer innings.
The Indian skipper has scored 9,919 runs in 204 innings and needs 81 runs to reach the milestone. It will be his 205th inning while Sachin Tendulkar achieved the feat in the 258th inning.