Virat Kohli created a new record for himself on October 23 in India vs Pakistan game held in Melbourne Australia. He surpassed Indian skipper Rohit Sharma to become the highest scorer in T20Is.
Kohli came to the crease after Naseem Shah picked KL Rahul’s wicket in the second over.
He smashed 82 runs off 53 deliveries against Pakistan. He has an average of 308 runs against Pakistan in the T20 World Cups.
He smashed a half-century that helped India get to this high total against Pakistan. The cricketer took his time before the attack on the arch-rivals Pakistan. Virat with smashing 82* off 53 balls with six fours and four sixes. His knock helped with the memorable victory. He played a total of 110 matches and 102 innings in the T20I where he mustered 3,794 runs at an average of 51.97.
Virat Kohli leaves Rohit Sharma behind to become the highest run-scorer in T20I history
He scored a ton and 34 half-centuries and his best score were 122* which he smashed against Afghanistan. He’s followed by Rohit Sharma (3,741), Kiwi cricketer Martin Guptill (3,531), Pakistani batter Babar Azam (3,231), and Irish veteran player Paul Stirling (3,119).
|V Kohli (INDIA)||2010-2022||110*||3773||122*||51.68||137.95||1||34|
|RG Sharma (INDIA)||2007-2022||143*||3741||118||31.7||140.37||4||28|
|MJ Guptill (NZ)||2009-2022||122||3531||105||31.81||135.7||2||20|
|Babar Azam (PAK)||2016-2022||93*||3231||122||43.08||129.6||2||29|
|PR Stirling (IRE)||2009-2022||118||3119||115*||28.87||134.55||1||21|
India was chasing for 160 runs and had a slow start since the team was reduced to 31/4 in seven overs. Virat and Hardik and a wonderful partnership of 113 runs that built India’s foundation. Kohli was also awarded the “Man of the Match” for his outstanding performance.
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