Virat Kohli creates these 3 world records in a single match becomes world's biggest player
New Delhi, Jagran Special. Virat Kohli India vs South Africa T20I Match: The second match of the three-match T20 International Series between India and South Africa was played at the PCA Stadium in Mohali, in which the Indian team won and took a 1-0 lead in the series. In this same T20I match, Team India captain Virat Kohli made three world records against South Africa.
Chase master Virat Kohli played a brilliant innings in this match. Virat Kohli, who came on the field after Rohit Sharma's dismissal, remained on the field until India scored a winning run. During this, Virat Kohli scored 72 runs in 52 balls with the help of 4 fours and 3 sixes. On the basis of this strong innings, Virat Kohli today made three world records. He has broken two of these world records by Rohit Sharma.
Highest T20 International Fifties
Indeed, Indian captain Virat Kohli has now become the first player in the world to score the most fifties in T20 International cricket. Virat Kohli scored the 22nd half-century of his T20 International career against South Africa. In this case, he left behind his own team vice-captain Rohit Sharma, who has so far scored 21 fifties in this format of cricket.
Fifties in T20Is
22 - Virat Kohli
21 - Rohit Sharma
16 - Martin Guptill
Highest T20 International Run
He made a history as soon as he scored 66th of his innings against South Africa at Mohali ground. In fact, Virat Kohli has now become the first player in the world to score the most runs (2440) in T20 International cricket. In this case also Virat Kohli has left behind right-handed batsman Rohit Sharma, who has scored 2434 runs in this format so far.
Highest runs in T20Is
2440 runs - Virat Kohli
2434 runs - Rohit Sharma
2283 runs- Martin Guptill
50 plus average in all three formats of cricket
Virat Kohli, the number one batsman in the ICC rankings in ODI International cricket and the number two batsman in Test cricket, is also seen in T20 International cricket. Virat Kohli has scored an average of over 50 in Test and ODI cricket so far, but after playing an unbeaten innings of 72 runs in this match, Virat Kohli's T20I average has also crossed 50. In this case also he is the first batsman in the world.
Virat Kohli's average in international cricket
In Tests - 53.14
In ODI - 60.31
T20I - 50.85