Former India captain and batting maverick Virat Kohli added one other feather to his elusive cap as he turned the primary Indian batter to finish 11,000 runs in T20 cricket.
The batting legend achieved the milestone in the course of the second T20I towards South Africa, performed at Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati on Sunday, October 2.
Earlier than the beginning of the match, Kohli was simply 19 runs away from etching his title within the report ebook. He’s simply the fourth batter in world cricket to realize the milestone as West Indies legend Chris Gayle tops this tally.
Most T20 Runs:
Chris Gayle: 14562 runs in 463 matches
Kieron Pollard: 11915 runs in 614 matches
Shoaib Malik: 11902 runs in 481 matches
Virat Kohli: 11030 runs in 354 matches
Right here it’s pertinent to say that the highest three batters have performed for a number of franchises internationally of their respective T20 careers whereas Kohli has solely performed T20 cricket for India, Royal Challengers Bangalore in India and Delhi.
Additionally, the previous Indian captain is simply 26 runs away from eclipsing his successor and present Indian captain Rohit Sharma as the very best run-scorer in T20I cricket.
Rohit Sharma at present holds the highest place with 3737 runs in 133 T20I innings whereas Kohli follows him and is sitting second within the tally with 3712 runs in 101 T20I innings.