In the Twenty20 World Cup, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma reached career milestones against South Africa. Rohit and Kohli scored 15 and 12 against the Proteas, respectively, but were dismissed. NDTV Sports Desk October 30, 2022, 6:04:04 PM IST Average Reading Time: 2 Minutes
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In the Twenty20 World Cup, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma reached career milestones against South Africa.
Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli established T20 World Cup records.
Twitter logo Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma set two T20 World Cup records against South Africa on Sunday. Kohli became the second ICC T20 World Cup player to score 1,000 runs. Rohit has the most tournament appearances. Rohit and Kohli were bowled out for 15 and 12 runs, respectively, against the Proteas.
Kohli attained this milestone against South Africa in Perth for India. Pacer Lungi Ngidi ejected him. Virat has 1,001 runs at 83.41 in 24 matches and 22 innings. His highest competition score is 89*—twelve fifty-centuries from his bat.
Sri Lanka’s Mahela Jayawardene scored 1,016 runs at 39.07 in 31 games. He has a century and six fifties. The tournament’s leading run scorers are Chris Gayle (965), Rohit Sharma (919), and Tillakaratne Dilshan (920). (897).
Rohit Sharma plays the most T20 World Cups.
Rohit has competed 36 times since 2007. His performance surpasses Tillakaratne Dilshan’s. The renowned player attended 35 games.
Rohit has scored 919 runs in 31 innings in 36 matches at 36.76 and 130.73. His best score is 79*. He ranks fourth in tournament history in runs. He also retains the Indian tournament sixes record.