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Virat Kohli outshines Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in Top 100 Athletes of 2024

Virat Kohli outshines Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in Top 100 Athletes of 2024

Cristiano Ronaldo is in the second spot in the list while Lionel Messi has been named in the third spot

Indian Cricket icon Virat Kohli has been named in the Top 100 Best Athletes in the World in 2024. Kohli has often been labelled as one of the greatest cricketers to ever play the sport and the fact that he is at the top of the list pipping the greats Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo is a testament to that. Additionally, Virat Kohli is the only cricketer on the list

The 35-year-old cricketer is often compared to Sachin Tendulkar, with many considering him the finest all-format batter of his generation. Virat Kohli‘s remarkable achievements include breaking Tendulkar’s record for the most ODI centuries during the ODI World Cup in India last year.

Check out the complete list of the Top 100 Best Athletes in the World in 2024 here

https://www.ranker.com/list/best-athletes-right-now/david-de-la-riva

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Virat Kohli’s staggering stats

Since his debut for Team India in 2008, Kohli has shouldered the responsibility of leading the batting lineup in Test matches, ODIs, and T20Is. Over his illustrious career, Kohli has played 117 Tests, 292 ODIs, and 113 T20Is, accumulating more than 26,000 international runs.

Virat Kohli named in India’s T20 World Cup squad

Despite doubts about Kohli’s place in India’s T20 World Cup squad ahead of the ongoing IPL season, his performances have silenced critics. Kohli has scored 500 runs in 10 matches for Royal Challengers Bengaluru, with a strike rate of 147.49, averaging 71.42. His outstanding IPL run includes one century and four half-centuries, demonstrating that he remains a force to be reckoned with in T20 cricket

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