Sunday’s T20 World Cup match in Melbourne saw India defeat Pakistan in a historic victory (23 October). Virat Kohli’s brilliant performance gave Team India a four-wicket victory. In this game, a tonne of records was broken. Rohit Sharma, the captain, and Sachin Tendulkar, the best batsman ever, were left behind by Virat. Off 53 balls, he notched an unbeatable 82. He made four sixes and six fours during this.
King Kohli surpasses Sachin Tendulkar
In the encounter against Pakistan, Kohli looks in a different form. On practically all occasions, he has washed Pakistan. For an ICC competition, this was Kohli’s fourth time winning the player of the match award against Pakistan. He surpassed Tendulkar in this regard. In ICC competitions, Sachin faced Pakistan and was three times named Player of the Match.
Virat Kohli also left Rohit Sharma Behind
During the match against Pakistan, Virat Kohli became the highest run-scorer in T20 Internationals. He left Rohit behind in this matter. Kohli has 3794 runs in 102 innings of 110 matches. His average is 51.97. Kohli has 34 fifties to his name. At the same time, talking about Rohit has 3741 runs in his name. He is followed by New Zealand’s Martin Guptill (3531), Pakistan captain Babar Azam (3231), and Ireland’s Paul Stirling (3119).
Kohli is not out in the run chase for the 18th time
For the 18th time for India, Kohli is unbeaten in 20-over cricket. The fact that Team India has not lost a single game during these 18 matches is Kohli’s major accomplishment and the reason he is known as the “master of the run chase.”
India won on the last ball for the fourth time
For the fourth time in 20-over matches, the Indian team won on the final ball. It first occurred in 2016 at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The following matches were played in Colombo against Bangladesh in 2017, Chennai against the West Indies in 2018, and Melbourne against Pakistan in 2022.