Virat Kohli Record: Virat Kohli scored an unbeaten 122 off 61 balls in the Super-4 round match of the Asia Cup 2022. The former Indian captain hit 12 fours and 6 sixes during his innings. This is Virat Kohli’s first century in T20 International match. Actually, Virat Kohli has scored a century in international cricket after almost 3 years. Before this, the last time Virat Kohli scored a century was in November 2019.
Virat Kohli’s 7th century in T20 format
This is the highest score of Virat Kohli in T20 format. Earlier, Kohli’s best score in T20 cricket was 113 runs, he played this innings against Punjab Kings in the year 2016 IPL. At the same time, Virat Kohli has scored 5 centuries in IPL so far, while this is the first century in International T20. In this way, Virat Kohli has crossed the century mark 6 times in T20 format. It is worth noting that in IPL 2016, Virat Kohli scored 4 centuries with the bat.
Highest score of Indian batsman in International T20
At the same time, Virat Kohli has become the highest individual scorer for India in International T20 matches. In this case, Virat Kohli has left behind Rohit Sharma. Indian captain Rohit Sharma played an innings of 118 runs against Sri Lanka in Indore in the year 2017. It is worth noting that apart from Indian captain Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav and KL Rahul have also scored centuries for India in T20 Internationals. Rohit Sharma has 2 centuries in his name in International T20 matches.
Equals Ricky Ponting in terms of scoring most centuries
Virat Kohli has equaled Ricky Ponting in terms of scoring the most centuries in international cricket. The former kangaroo captain has 71 centuries in international cricket. At the same time, Sachin Tendulkar has the most 100 centuries to his name. Apart from this, Kumar Sangakkara of Sri Lanka and Jacques Kallis of South Africa have the number in this list. Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara has 63 centuries while South Africa’s Jacques Kallis has 62 centuries in international cricket.
Crossed the figure of 24 thousand runs in international cricket
During his innings against Afghanistan, Virat Kohli crossed the mark of 24 thousand international runs. At the same time, this batsman also did the feat of hitting international 250 sixes. Also in this match, Virat Kohli crossed the mark of 3500 runs in International T20 matches. Virat Kohli’s innings of 122 runs against Afghanistan is the highest score in T20 format. Significantly, Virat Kohli is the highest run-scorer in the Asia Cup 2022 so far.
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