another feather to his cap after becoming the fourth Indian captain to score 4,000 runs in one-day internationals (ODIs). @AFP

Virat Kohli on Friday another feather to his cap after becoming the fourth Indian captain to score 4,000 runs in one-day internationals (ODIs). (UPDATES: INDIA VS AUSTRALIA, 3rd ODI)

Kohli achieved the milestone during his 66th ODI as skipper when he moved to the individual score of 27 against Australia, which is the third ODI between the two sides of the five-match rubber.

With this feat, the Indian run-machine joins the elite list after former skippers MS Dhoni, Mohammad Azharuddin and Sourav Ganguly. (ALSO READ: Virat Kohli surpasses Rahul Dravid to become India’s third-highest ODI run-getter)

Till now, Kohli has smashed 18 ODI tons and 14 fifties from 62 innings as the Indian captain.

Meanwhile, Kohli (63 innings) also became the fastest player to reach 4,000 runs, surpassing former South African superstar AB de Villiers (77 innings). (READ: An ODI behemoth: The numbers that highlight Kohli’s genius)

Dhoni had scored 6,641 ODI runs as captain, Azharuddin scored 5,239 runs in 174 ODIs while Ganguly scored 5,104 runs.