Kevin Pietersen creates batting record against India during Kochi ODI

Kevin Pietersen has played 128 ODIs for England © Getty Images

Kochi: Jan 15, 2013

Middle-order batsman Kevin Pietersen on Tuesday became the first England cricketer to complete 1000 runs in One-Day Internationals against India.

Pietersen achieved the feat during the second ODI of the five-match series against India at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi.

The stylish batsman completed the 1000-run mark against India in 25 innings in as many matches with an average of 47.61

Pietersen has scored seven half-centuries and one century against the Indians in his career so far.

The 32-year-old cricketer has played 128 ODIs for England, scoring 4,228 runs at an average of 41.86

Pietersen has overall 23 half-centuries and nine hundreds to his name.