Virat Kohli completes 1000 runs in the World Cup
Second batsman in the world to do so
New Delhi. Virat Kohli is the highest run-scorer in T20 Internationals. He has made a great start in the current season of T20 World Cup 2022. In the first match against Pakistan (IND vs PAK), he scored an unbeaten 82 and gave the team a thrilling victory. Then also scored an unbeaten 62 against the Netherlands. Due to this the team was able to win 2 consecutive matches. Team India is going against South Africa in its third match (IND vs SA). However, the start of the Indian team was not good. Playing first, the team has scored 133 runs for 9 wickets in 20 overs. Kohli was dismissed after scoring 12 runs off 11 balls. Suryakumar Yadav got out after scoring his second consecutive half-century. He scored 68 runs off 40 balls.
Virat Kohli has achieved a big position in his short innings. He has become the second player in the world and the first in India to score 1000 runs in the T20 World Cup. He has so far scored 1001 runs in 22 innings at an average of 83. Has scored 12 fifties. Played the biggest innings of 89 not out. During this his strike rate has been 132. Before him, Mahela Jayawardene of Sri Lanka has done this. He has scored 1016 runs in 31 innings at an average of 39. Has scored one century and 6 half-centuries. Kahli can leave him behind in the current World Cup.
Rohit is at number two
Talking about the T20 World Cup, Rohit Sharma is at number two in terms of scoring runs as an Indian batsman. He has scored 919 runs in 33 innings at an average of 37. Has hit 9 fifties. 79 not out is the best innings. Yuvraj Singh has scored 593 runs in 28 innings, MS Dhoni has scored 529 runs in 29 innings while Gautam Gambhir has scored 524 runs in 20 innings. No other Indian has reached the 500-run mark.
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Virat Kohli has scored 641 runs in T20 Internationals this year. During this he has scored one century and 6 half-centuries. This is his best performance in a year in T20 Internationals. Earlier in 2016 also he had scored 641 runs. In such a situation, they will leave this record behind as well.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : October 30, 2022, 17:55 IST