Virat Kohli achieved great success in T20 cricket and did a wonderful job of completing 10000 runs. He became the first Indian batsman to touch this figure in the shortest format of cricket.
During the 39th league match of IPL 2021, RCB captain Virat Kohli completed his 10,000 runs in T20 cricket as soon as he completed 13 runs during his innings against Mumbai. Virat Kohli created history in this match and became the first batsman for India to complete 10,000 runs in T20 cricket. At the same time in the world, he became the fifth batsman in the world to touch this figure in T20 cricket. Before Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard, Shoaib Malik and David Warner have touched 10,000 runs in T20 cricket.
This achievement is in his name. Virat Kohli has earlier scored more than 10,000 runs in ODI cricket, first class cricket, List A as well. Virat Kohli is also the highest run-scorer for India in T20 cricket. Rohit Sharma is just behind him in terms of scoring the most runs in T20 cricket, who has 9348 runs in his name. Virat Kohli has so far scored 5 centuries and 73 half-centuries in T20 cricket.
Indian batsman who scored the most runs in T20 cricket from India-
- 10000 – Virat Kohli (till the time of writing the news)
- 9348 – Rohit Sharma
- 8649 – Suresh Raina
- 8618 – Shikhar Dhawan
Virat Kohli breaks David Warner’s record
Virat Kohli came second in terms of completing 10000 runs in the shortest innings in T20 cricket. He completed his ten thousand runs in 299 innings and surpassed David Warner. David Warner touched this figure in 303 innings. The batsman who completed ten thousand runs in the shortest innings is Chris Gayle, who did this feat in 285 innings.
Top 5 batsmen who completed 10,000 runs in the shortest innings in T20-
- 285 – Chris Gayle
- 299 – Virat Kohli
- 303 – David Warner
- 368 – Shoaib Malik
- 450 – Kieron Pollard