Top 5 Venues Where Virat Kohli Has Scored The Most Runs Across Formats
Virat Kohli's versatility as a player in the modern era is remarkable and sets him apart from many others in international cricket. His ability to adapt to different conditions, formats, and situations has been one of the hallmarks of his career.
Virat Kohli's success is not just limited to specific conditions or stadiums. He has performed consistently well in various countries and pitches, demonstrating his adaptability to different playing conditions. Whether it's the bouncy tracks of Australia, the swinging conditions of England, or the turning tracks of the Indian subcontinent, Kohli has delivered notable performances everywhere.
At One.Cricket, let's take a look at the top 5 venues where Virat Kohli has scored the most runs across formats.
1. Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium (Bangladesh)
The Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, Bangladesh, is renowned for hosting cricket matches, particularly ODIs. The black clay pitch at the stadium often provides assistance to spinners while also favouring batters who can adapt to its conditions. Virat Kohli has had notable success at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium. His exceptional record of 1297 runs in 28 matches with a strike rate of 100.07 underscores his proficiency and adaptability on subcontinental pitches.
His highest score at this venue is his unbeaten knock of 183* runs in 148 balls against Pakistan in the 5th match of the Asia Cup, played in Mirpur, in 2012.
2. Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai (India)
Virat Kohli in Wankhede Stadium (X.COM)
Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai has been known for its high-scoring encounters. The pitch is a batting wicket, and the boundaries are small. However, from a bowling point of view, the pitch is known to assist spinners a bit.
This ground has been good for Virat Kohli, as he scored 1140 Runs in 16 matches with a strike rate of 81.19. His highest score at this venue is his outstanding knock of 235 runs in 340 balls against England in the 4th Test in Wankhede, 2016. He has smashed three centuries and 7 half-centuries at this venue.
3. Adelaide Oval (Australia)
Adelaide Oval is renowned for being one of the most batsman-friendly pitches in Australia. It has a reputation for providing good pace and bounce, which generally makes it easier for batsmen to score runs compared to some other pitches in the country.
Virat Kohli has scored 957 runs in 11 matches at a strike rate of 69.75, he has scored five centuries and four half-centuries at this venue. The 'Chase Master' highest score at this stadium in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy is 141 runs in 184 balls with a strike-rate of 62.50 in the 1st Test, Adelaide, 2014.
4. R.Premadasa Stadium, Khettarama, Colombo (Sri Lanka)
R.Premadasa Stadium is a venue that has enough to help the bowlers but batters with strong technique can muster handsome totals. Virat Kohli is one of the finest batsmen of the modern era and this cricketing technique is clearly evident in the runs that he has scored in this venue.
Virat Kohli has made 911 runs in 17 matches with a strike-rate of 106.05, he has hit a total of four centuries and four half-centuries at this stadium. His highest score was in the India tour of Sri Lanka he made 131 runs in 96 balls in the 4th ODI (D/N), Colombo, 2017.
5. Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam (India)
Virat Kohli in Visakhapatnam (X.COM)
Dr Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, located in Visakhapatnam, India, is referred to as a batting-friendly pitch. The pitch offers good bounce and pace, making it favourable for stroke play. As a result, many cricket matches played at this venue have seen high-scoring encounters and exciting contests between bat and ball.
Virat Kohli has scored 910 runs in 10 matches at a strike rate of 87.24, he has scored four centuries and three half-centuries at this venue. His highest at this stadium is 167 runs in 267 balls, in the 2nd Test, England tour of India, 2016.