Stats: Top 10 fastest batsmen to reach 16000 international runs

Indian captain Virat Kohli proved yet again why he is considered as one of the modern-era greats. Moments after reaching to 5000 Test runs benchmark, he got yet another century in Test cricket. This was the 20th century in his Test career and 52nd in International cricket. He reached this feat in the third and the final Test against Sri Lanka at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium, New Delhi on Saturday (December 2).

Virat Kohli has also become the fastest to score 16,000 international runs and it looks like there’s no stopping this man!

Among the top 10 players fastest to reach 16,000 runs mark, Kohli tops the list. South Africa’s Hashim Amla is at the second position with 363 innings.

Batting legends Brian Lara and Sachin Tendulkar settle for third and fourth positions on the table.

The list of top 10 fastest batsmen to reach 16000 international runs:

Fastest to 16000 International runs

Stats updated till 2nd December 2017

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