Virat Kohli Birthday : is the only Indian batsman who has become the number 1 batsman in the ICC rankings from Test to ODI and T20.
November 5 is a very special day for Indian cricket. This is the date, which is associated with Virat Kohli, who has become the heartbeat of crores of Indian cricket fans for the last decade. Today is the birthday of one of the best batsmen of this century and captain of the Indian cricket team, Virat Kohli. Born on November 5, 1988, Virat Kohli, who came out of the streets of Delhi, has dominated the cricket world in the last decade and has broken many records and established a reign. So much has been written, read and seen about Virat Kohli, that it is natural for his fans to know every story and record of this great batsman, but still, on the 33rd birthday of Kohli, information about some special records, Those will take years to break.
Virat Kohli, who made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka in 2008, is the fastest batsman to score 8000, 9000, 10000, 11000 and 12000 runs in this format. Kohli completed 8000 runs in just 175 innings, while in just 242 innings (Sachin has scored 3000 innings) 12000 runs.
It is not just a matter of scoring runs fast, but it is also important to discuss centuries in this. After all, the name Run Machine and Century Machine did not come to Kohli like this. Kohli has so far scored 70 centuries in his international career, in which he has scored 41 centuries as captain, which is a world record.
Continuing the talk of centuries. Out of Kohli’s 43 ODI centuries, 35 have happened when the Indian team has won, which is a world record. In this, a century came against Australia in 2013, when this right-handed batsman scored a century in just 52 balls, which is the record for the fastest century in ODIs for India.
There are more stories of centuries, but now it is a matter of double century. Kohli has not scored a double century in ODIs so far, but in Tests he has scored a double century. In his 96 Test career, Kohli has scored 7 double centuries, the most by any Indian batsman. Kohli has scored seven double centuries as captain and thus is the captain to score the most double centuries.
Now talk of captaincy, which is the most discussed nowadays. Under his captaincy, Kohli has not won any ICC title at the senior level, but his international record as a captain is very good. Especially in Test cricket, where he has captained the most 65 Tests for India and has won the most 38 Tests.
Kohli is the first batsman in world cricket to score 3000 runs in T20 cricket. He has scored the highest 3225 runs in just 86 innings. Along with this, 29 half-centuries have also been scored. He is the only batsman in the world who averages above 50 in all three formats. It is 52.01 in T20, 59.07 in ODI and 51.08 in Test.
Kohli made his debut in 2008 and since then he is the batsman to score the most 23519 runs, the most 70 centuries in international cricket. Also in ODIs, the highest 12169 runs and 43 centuries have come out of his bat. Overall, in his career, Kohli has so far scored 7765 runs in 162 innings of 96 Tests, with an average of 51.08 and 27 centuries-27 half-centuries. In ODIs, Kohli has scored 12169 runs in 245 innings of 254 matches at an average of 59.07, with 43 centuries and 62 half-centuries. Similarly, in 86 T20 International innings, he has scored 3225 runs, 29 half-centuries.