Virat Kohli gets to 12,000 T20 runs, second-fastest to record feat

Virat Kohli became the second-fastest batter to record 12000 T20 runs during the Royal Challengers Bengaluru vs Chennai Super Kings match in Chennai on Friday.

Virat Kohli reached the milestone when he touched six runs during the season-opening contest.

The 35-year-old RCB batter is the sixth player overall and the first Indian to reach the 12000-run landmark in T20 cricket.

Virat Kohli reached the mark in his 360th T20 innings, making him the second-fastest batter to reach 12000 T20 runs behind Chris Gayle, who reached the feat in only 343 innings.

Virat Kohli pushed David Warner down to three, the Australian having achieved the landmark in 368 innings.

Virat Kohli has slammed eight T20 centuries in his career, seven of which have come in the IPL – the most for any batter in the league.

Virat Kohli is the leading run-scorer in T20Is, being the only male batter to cross 4000 runs as yet. He is also the leading run-scorer in T20 World Cups (1141).