IND vs SA: Virat Kohli Becomes First Indian Batsman To Complete 11,000 Runs In T20 History

Virat Kohli turned the primary Indian to finish 11,000 runs in T20 cricket on Sunday. He achieved the milestone within the 2nd T20I of the collection towards South Africa at Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati, on Sunday.

The previous Indian captain was 19 runs in need of the milestone earlier than this innings and reached the milestone with a shocking six-over long-off in Wayne Parnell’s bowling. He was the primary Indian batsman to compete for 10,000 runs in T20 cricket and has now turn out to be the primary Indian to attain 11,000 runs.

Virat Kohli Turns into The Quick Batsman To Rating 11,000 T20 Runs

Virat Kohli turned the quickest batsman to attain 11,000 runs in T20 cricket and reached it in simply 354 T20s. Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard and Shoaib Malik have crossed the milestone earlier than Virat. Gayle scored 14562 T20 runs, Pollard scored 11915 runs and Malik scored 11902 runs.

Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle. (Picture: Twitter)

Whereas the opposite three batsmen have represented a number of groups of their careers, Kohli has solely represented India, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi in T20 cricket. Indian captain Rohit Sharma scored 10544 runs in 399 matches whereas Shikhar Dhawan scored 9235 runs in 317 matches.

Highest run scorer in T20 cricket

1. Chris Gayle (West Indies) – 14562 runs in 463 matches

2. Kieron Pollard (West Indies) – 11915 runs in 614 matches

3. Shoaib Malik (Pakistan) – 11902 runs in 481 matches

4. Virat Kohli (India) – 11030 runs in 354 matches

5. David Warner (Australia) – 10870 runs in 328 matches

Virat Kohli
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Within the ongoing T20I collection, India has scored an enormous whole of 237 runs. Kohli scored an unbeaten 49 off 28 balls with 7 fours and a six and placed on a 102-run partnership with Suryakumar Yadav. Rohit Sharma (43) and KL Rahul (57) added 96 runs for the primary wicket and gave India an excellent begin. Suryakumar Yadav performed an aggressive innings of 61 runs off 22 balls.

Additionally learn: IND vs SA: Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav Break Rahul And Ms Dhoni’s Partnership File In The 2nd T20I

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