Perth: Indian Star batter Virat Kohli achieved a major milestone in his career by completing 1000 runs at ICC T20 World Cup events, becoming the second player in international cricket to do so.
The landmark was achieved by him during the match against South Africa in the ongoing T20 World Cup.
However, Virat was dismissed by pacer Lungi Ngidi after scoring 12 runs off 11 deliveries. Now, in 24 matches across 22 innings, Virat has scored 1,001 runs at an average of 83.41. His highest score in the tournament is 89*. Twelve half-centuries have come off his bat.
The tournament’s all-time top-scorer is Sri Lankan great Mahela Jayawardene, who has scored 1,016 runs at an average of 39.07 in 31 matches. One century and six fifties have come off his bat, with the best individual score of 100.
With this milestone, people across the format poured in reactions over his major achievement in T20 cricket.
Here are some of the reactions:
Virat Kohli becomes the FASTEST to complete 1000 runs in T20 World Cup in just 22 innings. Unreal consistency 🔥 pic.twitter.com/VzmdjSJvRZ
— Pari (@BluntIndianGal) October 30, 2022