Kohli T20 Record: Virat’s brilliant performance, setting many records
Ahmedabad: In the second T20 match, Team India overcame a back-to-back victory over England by 7 wickets. With the win, India have drawn the five-match series 1-1. England had challenged India for a 165-run victory. Team India completed the challenge in 17.5 overs for the loss of 3 wickets.
In this match, captain Virat Kohli set many records to his name. Kohli now holds the record for most half-centuries in a T20I match. He has surpassed Rohit Sharma. Rohit has 25 fifties in T20I while Virat has 26 fifties.
With this half-century, Virat became the first player in the world to complete 3,000 runs in T20 international cricket.
The five highest run scorers in the world
Virat Kohli (India) – 3001 runs
Martin Guptill (New Zealand) – 2839 runs
Rohit Sharma (India) – 2773 runs
Aaron Finch (Australia) – 2346 runs
Shoaib Malik (Pakistan) – 2335 runs
An embarrassing record was set in the previous match
In the first match of the Ind vs Eng T20 series, Virat was dismissed for zero in international cricket as a captain for the 14th time. Since then, Virat has become a captain who has been dismissed for zero most of the time. The record includes the name of Sourav Ganguly, who was dropped 13 times as captain before Virat. He is followed by Dhoni (11 times), Kapil Dev (10 times) and Mohammad Azharuddin (8 times).
Ishant Kishan’s storming half-century in his debut match
Skipper Virat Kohli and debutant Ishan Kishan both scored victories. Skipper Virat Kohli hit an unbeaten 73 off 46 balls. Apart from that, Ishaan Kishan played his first match and scored 56 off 32 balls. Ishan Kishan, the youngest player in the Indian team, won the hearts of the players in his debut match against England on Sunday. In the second match of the T20 series against England, Ishant Kishan hit a powerful half-century off 28 balls. He rained fours and sixes to put the opposition bowlers in trouble. He completed his half century with the help of sixes. He hit an impressive 56 off 32 balls to everyone’s admiration.
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