Another record of Virat Kohli, became the first Indian to score 10,000 runs in T20

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli

India and Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli completed 10,000 runs in T20 cricket on Sunday.  He is the first Indian batsman to complete 10 runs in this format.  Kohli achieved this feat in the match being played against Mumbai Indians in Dubai.  Overall, Captain Kohli is the fifth batsman to have completed the 10,000 mark in this format.Chris Gayle's name is at the top of the batsmen who have scored the most runs in T20 format. 

Gayle has scored 14275 runs.  At the same time, Kieran Pollard of West Indies is at number two with 11195 runs.Shoaib Malik of Pakistan is at number three with 10808 runs.  On the other hand David Warner of Sunrisers Hyderabad has scored 10019 runs.  The Australian player achieved this feat in the IPL this year.Kohli, who announced his retirement from the Indian captaincy in this format after the IPL and RCB next month's T20 World Cup, soon rose to the fourth spot in the list of most T20I run-scorers.  He overtook David Warner (10,019). 

More runs than Kohli are now in the name of Chris Gayle (14,275) and Kieron Pollard (11,195) of West Indies and Shoaib Malik (10,808) of Pakistan.Virat Kohli completed 10,000 T20 runs by hitting a six off Jasprit Bumrah.  Before this match, he needed 13 runs to become 10 Hazari.Talking about Kohli, he touched this figure in the 314th match.  In the matches played before this, he has scored runs at an average of 41.61 and strike rate of 133.92. Kohli has played T20 cricket for Delhi, India, Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore.Virat Kohli has scored 7765 runs in Test cricket at an average of 51.08.  At the same time, Kohli has 12169 runs in ODI International.  Kohli has scored 27 centuries in Tests and 43 in ODIs.  While talking about T20 International, Kohli has 3159 runs in 90 matches.  Here Kohli's highest score is 94 *.



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