New Delhi: The first match of the three-match ODI series between Team India and South Africa will be played on Wednesday. Team India fans will be eyeing former India captain Virat Kohli in this match. In fact, Virat Kohli can set a big record in this match at Parl. Kohli will become the highest run-scorer for India on foreign soil in ODI Internationals as soon as he scored his ninth run.
Sachin Tendulkar currently holds the record for the highest run-scorer for India in ODIs on foreign soil. Sachin scored 5065 runs in 147 matches played abroad at an average of 37.24, including 12 centuries and 24 fifties. Kohli, on the other hand, is second on the elite Indian list. Kohli has so far scored 5057 runs in 107 matches at an excellent average of 58.12. In the meantime, he has scored 20 centuries and 23 fifties with his bat. On the other hand, Captain Cool MS Dhoni is third on the list with 4520 runs in 145 ODIs.
Mentions that Virat Kohli's South Africa have a brilliant ODI record. Kohli has scored 877 runs in 17 matches at an impressive average of 87.70, including three centuries and as many half-centuries. Kohli has not scored a century in international cricket for more than 25 months. Given such a brilliant record, he can end this drought of centuries in the ODI series against South Africa.