Virat Kohli vs Rohit Sharma on field and off field tussle, see stats.
Is there a quarrel between Indian skipper Virat Kohli and vice-captain Rohit Sharma? Whatever the case, something happened with the Indo-South Africa second Twenty20 match in Mohali. Virat Kohli is the highest run-scorer in international T20. Kohli scored an unbeaten half-century and scored 72 not out off 52 balls. Kohli was awarded the man of the match award for his innings of four fours and three sixes. Rohit struck out 12 off 12 balls with two sixes to spare. Kohli overcame Rohit to lead the side.
Kohli has amassed 2441 runs at an average of 50.85 from 66 innings in 71 matches. Kohli's career is now at an end with Twenty20 Centuries, but he has 22 half-centuries. The high score was 90 not out. Kohli has not been out in 18 matches, including in Mohali.
Rohit has scored 2434 runs at an average of 32.45 from 89 innings of 97 matches. Though Kohli has no centuries in his name, Rohit has four centuries in his name. In addition there are 17 fifties. His highest score of 118 runs. He was unbeaten in 14 matches. New Zealand's Martin Guptill (2283), Pakistan's Shuaib Malik (2263) and New Zealand's Brendon McCullum (2140) are also behind them.
In addition, Kohli also holds the record of highest 50+ scores in international T20. Kohli, who has never scored a century, has 22 fifties. Rohit has four centuries and 17 fifties in his name, sharing a record of 50+ scores with Kohli before the Mohali Twenty20. That means a total of 21 50+ scores.
Another curiosity. If Rohit Sharma is the top six player in the International Twenty20 International Rohit is one of only three players to score more than 100 sixes in T20Is. Rohit slammed 109 sixes in his innings, including two sixes in Mohali. Kohli is far behind on this list with 58 sixes. Gayle has 105 sixes in his name and 103 in his name.
Rohit and Kohli are only 20 in number of forums. Kohli has struck out 235 batters in 66 innings. Rohit scored 215 runs in 89 innings. Rohit, on the other hand, is fourth on the list. Sri Lanka's Tilakaratne Dilshan is second with 223 from 79 innings and Afghanistan's Mohammed Shehzad is third with 218 from 65 innings.