India's batsman Virat Kohli plays a shot during the third one-day international against Australia at the MCG in Melbourne on January 17, 2016. AFP PHOTO / Saeed KHAN -- IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE / AFP / SAEED KHAN (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Virat Kohli has become the fastest batsman to scored 7,000 One-Day International runs.

Kohli broke AB de Villiers' record in the third ODI between Australia and India at the MCG on Sunday, in his 161st innings.

The 27-year-old went on to notch his 24th ODI century, as India pushed hard to reach a third consecutive score of 300 in the series.

Australia currently lead the five-match ODI series 2-0.

Fastest to 7000 ODI runs

Virat Kohli (India) - 161 innings

AB de Villiers (South Africa) - 166 innings

Sourav Ganguly (India) - 174 innings

Brian Lara (West Indies) - 183 innings

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