Happy Birthday Virat Kohli: Virat Kohli is the only Indian batsman to be ranked No. 1 in the ICC rankings from Test to ODI and T2.
November 5 is a very special day for Indian cricket. It is also a very special day for Virat Kohli, who has become the heartbeat of millions of Indian cricket fans over the past decade. Today is the birthday of Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli, one of the best batsmen of this century. Virat Kohli was born on November 5, 1988. Coming from the streets of Delhi, Virat Kohli has broken many records in the world of cricket over the past decade. Everyone knows about Virat Kohli. But every story of this great batsman, it is natural for his fans to know about the record. But let’s find out now about some special records on Kohli’s 33rd birthday.
Virat Kohli, who made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka in 2008, is the fastest batsman to score 8000, 9000, 10000, 11000, 12000 runs in this format. Kohli completed 8000 runs in just 175 innings while Sachin completed 12000 runs in just 242 innings (Sachin 300 innings).
Not only sound education but his alertness and dedication too are most required. After all, Kohli got the name Run Machine and Century Machine. Kohli has scored 70 centuries so far in his international career. In this he scored 41 centuries as a captain. This is a world record.
A debate has been going on for centuries. Out of Kohli’s 43 ODI centuries, 35 were won by the Indian team, a world record. It also included a century against Australia in 2013. The right-handed batsman scored a century off just 52 balls. It was the fastest century in ODIs for India.
There are many stories of centuries .. but, now the era of double centuries is running. Kohli has not scored a double century in ODIs so far but has scored a double century in Tests. In his 96 Test career, Kohli has scored 7 double centuries. This is the highest standout of any Indian batsman. As captain, Kohli has scored seven double centuries, making him the captain with the most double centuries.
When it comes to captaincy, Kohli has never won an ICC title under his captaincy. However his international record as captain is very good. In Test cricket in particular, he captained India to a maximum of 65 Tests and won 38 Tests. Failure to win the ICC title has left a scar on Kohli’s career.
Kohli became the first batsman to score 3000 runs in World T20 cricket. He top-scored with 3225 runs in just 86 innings. In addition, 29 half centuries were also recorded. Kohli is the only batsman in the world to average more than 50 in all three formats. 52.01 in T20, 59.07 in ODIs and 51.08 in Tests.
Kohli made his debut in 2008. Since then, Kohli has scored the most 70 centuries in international cricket, as well as the highest number of 23,519 runs. Also scored the highest 12,169 runs in ODIs. 43 Centuries came from his own bat. Overall, in his career, Kohli has so far scored 7765 runs in 96 Tests in 162 innings at an average of 51.08 with 27 centuries and 27 fifties. In ODIs, Kohli scored 12,169 runs in 245 innings in 254 matches at an average of 59.07 with 43 centuries and 62 fifties. He also scored 3225 runs and 29 half centuries in 86 T20 International innings.