Virat Kohli Close To Creating History, No Indian Batsman Could Do This Feat

Ashish Kumar Mishra
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Virat Kohli

Batsman Virat Kohli has a chance to create history in the first T20 International match against Afghanistan in Mohali. Let us tell you that the three-match T20 International series between India and Afghanistan will start tomorrow, i.e., Thursday. The first T20 match between India and Afghanistan will be played tomorrow at 7:00 pm at IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali. Virat Kohli will create a new history on this ground of Mohali.

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Virat Kohli Close To Creating History In T20 Cricket

If Virat Kohli scores 35 runs in the first T20 match against Afghanistan, he will become the first batsman for India and the fourth in the world to complete 12,000 runs in overall T20 cricket. Let us tell you that no Indian batter has been able to make this great record to date. If Virat Kohli does this, he will achieve a major achievement in the history of Indian cricket.

No Indian Batsman Could Do This Feat

Virat Kohli has scored 11965 runs in 374 T20 matches at an average of 41.40. After scoring 35 runs, Virat Kohli will become the first batsman from India and the fourth in the world to score 12000 or more runs in T20 cricket. Let us tell you that in overall T20 cricket, till now, only Chris Gayle, Shoaib Malik and Kieron Pollard have done the wonders of scoring 12000 or more runs.

Most Runs in T20 Cricket

  1. Chris Gayle (West Indies) – 14562 runs in 463 matches
  2. Shoaib Malik (Pakistan) – 12993 runs in 525 matches
  3. Kieron Pollard (West Indies) – 12390 runs in 637 matches
  4. Virat Kohli (India) – 11965 runs in 374 matches
  5. Alex Hales (England) – 11736 runs in 425 matches

Kohli Has 80 Centuries In International Cricket

Talking about most centuries in international cricket, Virat Kohli has 80 centuries in his name. Ricky Ponting had scored 71 centuries in international cricket. Sachin Tendulkar is at the top of this list. Sachin Tendulkar has the record of most 100 centuries in international cricket.

Most Centuries In International Cricket

  1. Sachin Tendulkar (India) – 100 centuries
  2. Virat Kohli (India) – 80 centuries
  3. Ricky Ponting (Australia) – 71 centuries
  4. Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka) – 63 centuries
  5. Jacques Kallis (South Africa) – 62 centuries
  6. Hashim Amla (South Africa) – 55 centuries
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