[ad_1] Fastest to 19000 International runs, Joe Root leaves AB de Villiers behind

Fastest to 19000 International runs, Joe Root leaves AB de Villiers behind

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Joe Root's century helped England recover extremely well on day 1 of the India vs England 4th Test

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Root now has the most - 10 Test centuries against India, one more than Steve Smith

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He also breached the 19000-run mark in International cricket and is also one of the fastest to reach the feat. Here is the list

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7 - AB de Villiers: Proteas icon reached the milestone in 463 innings

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6 - Jacques Kallis: Another Proteas great Kallis got to 19K International runs in 458 innings

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5 - Ricky Ponting: Former Aussie skipper Ponting reached the feat in 444 outings

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4 - Joe Root: England star Root is tied with Ponting to reach the feat in 444 innings

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3 - Brian Lara: West Indies icon Lara reached 19K runs in 433 innings

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2 - Sachin Tendulkar: Indian legend Tendulkar reached the feat in 432 outings

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1 - Virat Kohli: Indian star Kohli leads the tally as he got to 19K runs in 399 innings

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Next : IND vs ENG: Ravichandran Ashwin becomes first Indian to achieve historical feat

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