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Virat Kohli surpasses Rahul Dravid, turns into India’s second highest run-scorer in worldwide cricket | Cricket Information

HYDERABAD: Virat Kohli on Sunday surpassed Rahul Dravid to turn out to be the second highest run-scorer for India in worldwide cricket.
The star batter achieved this feat within the third T20I in opposition to Australia in Hyderabad.
Within the match, the ‘Chase Grasp’ Kohli was in full stream, switching from attacker to anchor, from anchor to attacker at will. He struck 63 runs in 48 balls, consisting of three fours and 4 sixes. His strike price was additionally fairly strong at 131.25.
Now, Kohli has a complete of 24,078 runs in 471 matches throughout 525 innings at a mean of 53.62. His greatest particular person rating in cricket is 254*. 71 centuries have come from his bat together with 125 half-centuries.
He has surpassed Indian nice Rahul Dravid, who has scored 24,064 worldwide runs for the Indian cricket staff. Although Dravid’s worldwide cricket run tally stands at 24,208, the remainder of his 144 runs have been scored as part of groups like Asia XI, ICC World XI.

The main run scorer for Group India in worldwide cricket is none apart from Grasp Blaster Sachin Tendulkar. In 664 matches throughout 782 innings, Tendulkar has scored 34,357 runs at a mean of 48.52. 100 centuries and 164 half-centuries have come from his bat, with the most effective rating of 248*.
These batters are adopted by former skipper Sourav Ganguly (18,433), MS Dhoni (17,092) and Virender Sehwag (16,892).
Coming to the third T20I in opposition to Australia, guests Aussies posted 186/7 of their 20 overs. Cameron Inexperienced (52 off 21 balls) helped them get to an explosive begin.

However following that, spinners Yuzvendra Chahal (1/22) and Axar Patel (3/33) helped the Males in Blue make a comeback, proscribing Aussies’ run stream and leaving them struggling at 117/6 in 13.5 overs.
Then a 68-run stand between Tim David (54) and Daniel Sams (28*) helped the guests attain 186/7 of their 20 overs. Axar was India’s star with the ball and continued his good run within the sequence. Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Harshal Patel additionally received one wicket every.
Chasing 187, Group India misplaced openers KL Rahul (1) and skipper Rohit Sharma (17) shortly, leaving them struggling at 2/30. Then Virat Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav stitched a quickfire 104-run stand in 62 balls, with Yadav smashing Aussies all around the park and Virat anchoring the innings after scoring some fast runs in his first 20 balls.
Yadav’s dismissal for 69 off 36 to Josh Hazlewood broke the stand. Following that, Virat introduced up his half-century and appeared to complete off the sport, however was caught by skipper Aaron Finch on a Sams supply for a well-made 63 off 48. Hardik Pandya (25* off 16 balls) completed the sport for India with a 4, with one ball to spare. Group India completed their innings at 187/4, successful the sport by six wickets.
Sams (2/33) bowled effectively for Aussies. Hazlewood and Pat Cummins additionally took a wicket every.
Suryakumar Yadav was adjudged as ‘Man of the Match’ for his fifty.



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