Most International Runs: Virat Kohli’s 82-run knock against Pakistan in the T20 World Cup 2022 (T20 WC 2022) made him the world’s sixth highest international run-scorer. Due to this innings, he overtook Team India coach Rahul Dravid. Rahul Dravid has 24,208 international runs to his name. Virat Kohli is now ahead of him.
Virat Kohli has played 474 matches (Test, ODI, T20) in his international career so far. In this, he scored 24212 runs at a batting average of 53.80. He has scored 71 centuries and 126 half-centuries in his career. During this he hit 262 sixes and 2406 fours. Seeing the way Virat has made a comeback after the Asia Cup 2022, it can be said that he can become the second player after Sachin to complete 30 thousand runs.
Top 5 International Run Scorers:
1. Sachin Tendulkar: 34,357 runs are registered in the name of Master Blaster in International Cricket. He has scored this run in 782 innings of 664 matches. His batting average is 48.52. In international cricket, Sachin has scored 100 centuries and 164 half-centuries.
2. Kumar Sangakkara: This legendary wicket-keeper batsman of Sri Lanka has scored 28,016 runs in international cricket. In 666 innings of 594 matches, Sangakkara has scored runs at an average of 46.77. He has 63 centuries and 153 half-centuries to his name.
3. Ricky Ponting: One of the most successful captains in the world, this Australian batsman has scored 27,483 runs in 668 innings of 560 matches. During this his batting average was 45.95. Ponting scored 71 centuries and 146 half-centuries in his career.
4. Mahela Jayawardene: This legend of Sri Lanka has recorded 25,957 runs in 617 innings of 519 matches. Jayawardene has scored this run at an average of 39.15. He has scored 54 centuries and 136 half-centuries.
5. Jacques Kallis: This great all-rounder of South Africa scored 25,534 runs in 617 innings of 519 matches at a batting average of 49.10. Kallis scored 62 centuries and 149 half-centuries in his career.
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