Tuesday, May 17, 2022

IND vs SA Live: Virat Kohli begins post-captaincy era with fine half-century, surpasses Sachin Tendulkar to score most away runs for India in ODIs

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IND vs SA LIVE: Virat Kohli scores 50, breaks record – Virat Kohli had a bright start to his life as just a player after he scored a fine fifty during the IND vs SA 1st ODI. Coming into bat after captain KL Rahul departed early, Kohli built a strong partnership with Shikhar Dhawan to steady the ship and in the process reach another half-century. He eventually broke yet another record, going past Sachin Tendulkar’s tally of away runs. Follow Insidesport.in for all IND vs SA LIVE Updates. 

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IND vs SA Live: Virat Kohli begins post-captaincy era with fine half-century, surpasses Sachin Tendulkar to score most away runs for India in ODIs

IND vs SA LIVE: Virat Kohli scores 50, breaks record – Virat Kohli on Wednesday became India’s highest run-getter in away ODIs. The 33-year-old achieved the feat in the ongoing first ODI of the three-match series against South Africa here at the Boland Park, Paarl. After scoring nine runs in the ongoing ODI, Kohli went past Sachin Tendulkar who had scored 5,065 runs in the away ODIs for the country. Overall he is only behind Kumar Sangakkara, who had scored 5518 runs away from home.

Most away runs in ODI cricket 

  • Kumar Sangakkara – 5518
  • Virat Kohli – 5108
  • Ricky Ponting – 5090
  • Sachin Tendulkar – 5065

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IND vs SA Live: Virat Kohli begins post-captaincy era with fine half-century, surpasses Sachin Tendulkar to score most away runs for India in ODIs

IND vs SA LIVE: Virat Kohli scores 50, breaks record – Virat Kohli had last registered an international century in 2019 as he scored a ton against Bangladesh in the day-night Test at the Eden Gardens. After that, the batter managed to get half-century several times but the three-figure mark has kept on evading him.

 

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