Melbourne: Former Sri Lankan batter Mahela Jayawardene congratulated star Indian batter Virat Kohli on breaking his report of most runs within the historical past of the ICC T20 World Cup occasion.
Star Indian batter Virat Kohli on Wednesday grew to become the best run-scorer within the historical past of the ICC T20 World Cup.
“Information are supposed to be damaged. There was all the time somebody who was going to interrupt my report and it’s you Virat, congratulations mate. Sensible. You’ve all the time been a warrior. Kind is non permanent, class is everlasting. Properly executed mate,” stated Jayawardene in a video posted by ICC.
Virat achieved this report throughout his facet’s essential Group 2, Tremendous 12 match of the match towards Bangladesh in Adelaide, which India received.
He scored an unbeaten 64 of 44 balls within the match. His knock consisted of eight boundaries and a six. His strike fee in the course of the innings was 145.45.
With this, Virat’s report in T20 WC is – 1,065 runs in 23 innings throughout 25 matches at a median of 88.75. 13 half-centuries have come off his bat, with the perfect rating of 89*. His strike fee within the match is 132.46.
He has surpassed Sri Lankan nice Mahela Jayawardene, who scored 1,016 runs in 31 matches at a median of 39.07. One century and 6 half-centuries have come off his bat on this match, with better of 100.
Different high T20 World Cup batters are: West Indies legend Chris Gayle (965 runs), Indian skipper Rohit Sharma (921) and Sri Lankan nice Tilakaratne Dilshan (897).
Notably, Virat has been in incredible kind because the Asia Cup. Throughout that match, he made his return to worldwide cricket after a month, a break he took after months of battling inconsistent kind.
Since then, Virat has scored 624 runs in 14 innings at a median of 78.00. One century and 6 fifties have come out of his bat, with better of 122*.