Indian captain Virat Kohli (Photo/ BCCI Twitter)

Cuttack (Odisha) [India], Dec 22 : Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday became the second most run-scorer in ODIs in 2019.

He achieved the feat against West Indies in the final ODI of the three-match series here at the Barabati Stadium.

Kohli notched up his 55th half-century of his career. As a result, he surpassed West Indies’ Shai Hope to achieve the feat.

The 31-year-old now has 1,377 runs in the 50-over format after playing a knock of 85 runs in the series decider against the Caribbean while Hope has 1,345 runs to his name this year.

Opener Rohit Sharma currently is the leading run-scorer of 2019 with 1,490 runs to his name.

Earlier, Nicholas Pooran and Kieron Pollard’s knocks of 89 and an unbeaten 74 respectively enabled West Indies to set a target of 316 runs for India.

The Men in Blue chased down the target with ease and won the decider and the series 2-1.


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