New Delhi: India star batsman Virat Kohli became the fastest player to score 1000 T20 runs in terms of innings (29) played in international cricket. Virat who needed 28 runs to complete 1000 runs, scored 43 on Friday in the first T20 game of the three-match series against South Africa in Dharamsala.
Virat overcame English duo of Kevin Pietersen and Alex Hales' record. Both batsmen had achieved the feat in 32 innings.
India lost the game by three wickets after JP Duminy scored a breezy 68* to steer the Proteas past the hosts.