Top 5 World Records Set By Virat Kohli In T20Is

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Virat Kohli is considered one of the finest cricketers in the world due to his remarkable achievements in the sport. He holds numerous cricketing records and is an exceptional leader who inspires his teammates to prioritise fitness and physical well-being. His chasing abilities are unparalleled, which has earned him the nickname "chase master.

Kohli's unique blend of talent, dedication, consistency, leadership, and passion for the game sets him apart from his peers and has cemented his status as one of the greatest modern legends of cricket. 

The modern-day maestro is a well-known name in the world of cricket. He is considered a talented player who has set new standards of excellence in the sport. Although he has achieved many milestones throughout his career, his centuries are regarded as monumental accomplishments. Virat Kohli's centuries are not just statistical results, but they represent his determination, mastery, and ability to perform well under pressure. His consistency in scoring centuries, even against tough bowlers, demonstrates his mental strength and exceptional skills.

When one delves deep into the world of Virat Kohli's statistics, it becomes evident that we are witnessing a player of a different caliber altogether. The sheer magnitude of his numbers, be it his batting average, centuries, or match-winning knocks, is awe-inspiring. There are numerous records and milestones that he has achieved in his illustrious career. Each record narrates a tale of his mastery over the game and his relentless pursuit of excellence. 

From being the fastest to reach certain run milestones in ODIs to his incredible conversion rate of fifties to hundreds in Tests, Kohli's stats provide a glimpse into the making of a cricketing maestro. Virat Kohli has rewritten the record books with his incredible batting prowess and unwavering determination as one of the most accomplished cricketers in the modern era.

1. Most runs in T20I matches 

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Virat Kohli has set an unbeatable record by scoring the highest number of runs in T20 cricket. With a whopping 4,008 runs in 115  T20I matches (107 innings) at the international level, Kohli has established himself as the ultimate T20 run-machine. 

He has one century and 37 half-centuries under his belt and has maintained an impressive batting average of 52.73 throughout his career. Following closely behind Kohli is the charismatic Indian cricketer, Rohit Sharma, who has scored 3,853 runs in 148 T20 matches with an average of 31.32.

To date, 10 players have scored over 2500 runs in T20I. The list includes players from India, New Zealand, Pakistan, Ireland, Australia, and England.

2. Only batsman with a career average of 50 or higher in T20Is (Full Member Nations)

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Swashbuckling Indian batsman Virat Kohli has proved it time and again that he bosses International cricket like no one else. Kohli’s consistent performance in T20Is is a reflection of his ability to adapt to different conditions and situations. He can play aggressive, explosive innings, but also has the patience and discipline to construct a more measured innings when required. 

Virat Kohli has a stunning average of 52.73 in T20Is despite playing an incredible 107 innings. Pakistan’s Mohammad Rizwan is at the second position with 48.79 career average in 69 innings.

3. Most Half-centuries in T20Is 

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Virat Kohli has established himself as one of the most outstanding players in T20I cricket. With an incredible tally of 37 fifties, he currently holds the record for the most fifties scored by a batsman in the history of T20I cricket. This remarkable feat is a testament to his exceptional batting skills and consistency in the shortest format of the game.

The following are the top five batsmen with the most number of fifties in T20I International cricket. Virat Kohli leads the list, followed by Babar Azam with 30 fifties in 98 innings, Rohit Sharma with 29 fifties in 140 innings, Mohammad Rizwan with 25 fifties in 73 innings, David Warner with 24 fifties in 99 innings, and Paul Stirling with 23 fifties in 133 innings. 

4. Most runs in T20I World Cup history 

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Every batsman dreams of becoming the leading run-scorer of a World Cup tournament. However, not all batters can meet these expectations. Nevertheless, there have been some exceptional performers by Virat Kohli in the history of the ICC T20I World Cup.

Virat Kohli has been a standout performer for India in multiple T20I World Cup and is the leading run-getter for India in the competition  history with 1141 runs in 27 matches at a stunning average of 81.50. He is the one of the two players to cross the 1000-run mark in tournament history alongside Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardene. 

Virat Kohli is the only Player in History to finish as the top run-getter in two different T20 World Cups (2014, 2022). He also finished as the second-highest run getter in 2016. 

5. Most man of the matches 

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Virat Kohli holds the record for securing the most Man of the Matches (MOTM) awards in history. Virat Kohli has the highest number of Player of the Match awards in the shortest format of cricket, with a total of 15 awards in 115 T20I games. 

Additionally, he holds the record for the most Player of the Series awards, having won it 7 times, including twice in T20 World Cups (in 2014 and 2016).