Virat Kohli becomes 10th cricketer to make 500 international appearances

Virat Kohli Indian cricket team Virat Kohli had become the 10th cricketer in history to make 500 international appearances, achieving a significant milestone.

Virat Kohli become the 10th cricketer

Virat Kohli reached the remarkable feat during India’s second and final Test match against the West Indies at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain, becoming the 10th cricketer in history to make 500 international appearances.  With this accomplishment, Kohli joins an elite list of four Indian players, including the iconic Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, and MS Dhoni. Even at this moment, he is far behind the list as Tendulkar leads the list, which is dominated by Asian batters, with 664 appearances.

Most International Appearances

PlayerInternational Appearances
Sachin Tendulkar664
Mahela Jayawardene652
Kumar Sangakkara594
Sanath Jayasuriya586
Ricky Ponting560
MS Dhoni538
Shahid Afridi524
Jacques Kallis519
Rahul Dravid509
Virat Kohli500

 Virat Kohli becomes 10th cricketer

How many cricketers have played 500 international matches?

After  Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Rahul Dravid, Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara, Sanath Jayasuriya, Ricky Ponting, Shahid Afridi and Jacques Kallis, Kohli had become just the 10th cricketer in history to have played a 500th match in international cricket.

When did Sachin play his 500th international match?

Sachin scored 35 runs in his 500th international match, which was in the ICC Champions Trophy of 2006 after his game against England