Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli

T20 World Cup 2024: First batsman from India to reach three thousand runs in the World Cup: Indian batsman Virat Kohli is known in the cricket world, he has achieved many achievements in his career for his aggressive batting and fielding.

Kohli has touched the 3,000 run mark in the World Cup while creating another record during the game. He has become the first batsman to score three thousand runs in T20 and ODI World Cups combined.

Virat Kohli has rocked the World Cup stage. In the T20 World Cup 2024 being played these days, Kohli touched the 3,000 run mark in the World Cup (ODI and T20 World Cup combined) while playing against Bangladesh.

The first batsman to touch this figure is now Kohli. With the help of one four and three sixes, Kohli made 37 runs in 28 balls during the match against Bangladesh.

In this T20 World Cup innings against Bangladesh, Kohli reached the milestone of 1,020 runs. The T20 World Cup’s top run scorer is Virat Kohli. Kohli is the highest run-scorer in the T20 World Cup.

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So far, he has scored 1207 runs in 30 innings of 32 matches at an average of 63.52 and a strike rate of 129.78. During this, 14 half-centuries have come off his bat, with a high score of 89* runs.

Apart from this, Kohli has scored 1795 runs in 37 innings of 37 matches of the ODI World Cup at an average of 59.83. During this, 5 centuries and 12 half-centuries have come off his bat, with a high score of 117 runs.

Kohli was the highest run-scorer in the ODI World Cup played in 2023. Kohli scored 765 runs at an average of 95.62 while batting in 11 innings of 11 matches. During this period, he scored 3 centuries and 6 half-centuries.

Kohli’s form in T20 World Cup 2024

Before the match against Bangladesh in the T20 World Cup 2024, Kohli’s batting did not show any strong performance. In the first three matches of this season, he could not even cross the double-digit mark.

In this tournament, Virat Kohli failed to score more than 01 against Ireland and 04 against Pakistan, while in the match against America, Kohli was out without scoring any runs.

Then in the match against Afghanistan in the Super-8, he regained his form and scored 24 runs in 24 balls with the help of 1 six. Then he played a good innings against Bangladesh and regained his form, for which Kohli is known.

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Source: ICC