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Most Runs T20 WC: Virat Kohli surpasses Sri Lanka legend Mahela Jayawardene record for most runs in T20 World Cups: Follow IND vs BAN LIVE

Most Runs T20 WC: Virat Kohli surpasses Sri Lanka legend Mahela Jayawardene record for most runs in T20 World Cups: Follow IND vs BAN LIVE

Most Runs T20 WC: Virat Kohli surpasses Sri Lanka legend Mahela Jayawardene record for most runs in T20 World Cups: Follow IND vs BAN LIVE
Most Runs T20 WC – Virat Kohli T20 WC Record : India batting great Virat Kohli on Wednesday surpassed former Sri Lankan skipper Mahela Jayawardene’s mark for the most runs scored in T20 World Cups. While playing against South Africa on Sunday, Kohli completed 1,000 runs at ICC T20 World Cup events, becoming only the […]

Most Runs T20 WC – Virat Kohli T20 WC Record : India batting great Virat Kohli on Wednesday surpassed former Sri Lankan skipper Mahela Jayawardene’s mark for the most runs scored in T20 World Cups. While playing against South Africa on Sunday, Kohli completed 1,000 runs at ICC T20 World Cup events, becoming only the second player to do so. Now today in Adelaide vs Bangladesh in the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup 2022, Kohli has overtaken Jayawardene’s record. Follow India vs Bangladesh & ICC T20 WC 2022 Live Updates with InsideSport.IN.

Most Runs T20 WC: Virat Kohli surpasses Sri Lanka legend Mahela Jayawardene record for most runs in T20 World Cups: Follow IND vs BAN LIVE

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Tucking Taskin Ahmed for a single off his hip Kohli edged past Jayawardena’s 1016 in 23 innings, eight innings quicker than the Sri Lankan, at an average of over 85 and a strike rate of 131.

It came with KL Rahul at the other end, who vitally found form with a score of 50 from just 32 deliveries.

Virat Kohli is enjoying a great run of form with the bat. The 33-year-old has struck 156 runs in three matches of the ongoing T20 World Cup at a strike rate of over 144.

This year, Kohli has played 17 T20Is and has piled up 641 runs at an average of 53.41, including an unbeaten hundred against Afghanistan. In India’s T20 World Cup 2022 opener, the right-hander hammered 82 runs against Pakistan and stayed unbeaten to hand India a memorable win in the last-ball thriller.

With 3856 runs in 111 matches, the 33-year-old is also the T20Is’ leading run-scorer. Rohit Sharma, the current captain of India, is second with 3794 runs in 144 games. In both T20 International matches and T20 World Cups (12), Kohli has scored the most 50s (36).

Batter Matches Runs Average Strike Rate Best
Mahela Jayawardene (SL) 31 1016 52.82 138.45 122*
Virat Kohli (IND) 23 989 89.9 132.04 89*
Chris Gayle (WI) 33 965 34.46 142.75 117
Rohit Sharma (IND) 35 904 37.66 131.01 79*
Tillakaratne Dilshan (SL) 35 897 30.93 124.06 96*

Most Runs T20 WC: Virat Kohli surpasses Sri Lanka legend Mahela Jayawardene record for most runs in T20 World Cups: Follow IND vs BAN LIVE

IND vs SA

India and South Africa will square off in match 30 of the ongoing T20 World Cup on Sunday, October 30.

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Last Sunday, India began their T20 World Cup 2022 campaign with an exciting match against Pakistan. In a gripping thriller, the Men in Blue overcame their arch-rivals by four wickets. At the Sydney Cricket Ground, the Dutch squad did not pose much of a threat to India as the Men In Blue crushed them by 56 runs.

South Africa and India have not faced off since their semifinal match in the 2014 T20 World Cup. However, the two countries have frequently played bilateral series. This year, South Africa have made two trips to India for a bilateral T20I series. Team India triumphed 2-1 in the second series whereas the first series ended in a 2-2 draw.

Most Runs T20 WC: Virat Kohli surpasses Sri Lanka legend Mahela Jayawardene record for most runs in T20 World Cups: Follow IND vs BAN LIVE

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