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Virat Kohli Record: Kohli became the highest run-scorer in T20 World Cup, Watson-Shastri praised

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Virat scored 1000 runs in the shortest innings in the T20 World Cup
Virat Kohli in great form in T20 World Cup 2022

New Delhi: Former India captain Virat Kohli has scored his third half-century in the T20 World Cup. With this fifty against Bangladesh, Virat has created history. He has become the highest run scorer in the T20 World Cup. He scored 1065 runs in the T20 World Cup, surpassing former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene’s figure of 1016 runs. For this excellent record of Virat, former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson and former India coach Ravi Shastri also praised him.

Watson said on Star Sports, ‘T20 World Cup is a risky format and he has scored 1000 runs in this risky format at an average of 80. It’s great to see a team win so many matches for your country. These figures are really unbelievable’.

Ravi Shastri praised Kohli and said that the former captain is a big match player. It is no surprise that he has stepped into the big tournament like Sachin Tendulkar.

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Virat Kohli made 1065 runs in the shortest innings. The same Mahela Jayawardene has scored 1016 runs in 31 innings. Chris Gayle is at third place in this list with 965 runs. The same Indian captain Rohit Sharma is in fourth place with 921 runs in 34 innings.

Let us tell you that Virat Kohli scored 64 runs in 44 balls against Bangladesh. He hit 8 fours and 1 six during this innings. Team India defeated Bangladesh by 5 runs on the basis of Virat’s brilliant performance. With this win, India’s chances of reaching the semi-finals have increased. The Indian team will now take on Zimbabwe in their next match on 6 November.

Tags: Mahela Jayawardene, T20 World Cup, T20 World Cup 2022, Virat Kohli, Virat Kohli Records

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