India vs Netherlands: Virat Kohli Surpassed Chris Gayle To Become 2nd Leading Run-Scorer In T20 World Cups

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India vs Netherlands: Virat Kohli Surpassed Chris Gayle To Become 2nd Leading Run-Scorer In T20 World Cups

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Virat Kohli went past West Indies legend Chris Gayle on the list of batters with most runs in men's T20 World Cups. In the T20 World Cup 2022 (T20 WC 2022), Virat Kohli played an unbeaten innings of 62 runs in 44 balls against the Netherlands. Thanks to this innings, he has now become the second highest run-scorer in the T20 World Cup. He has overtaken the legendary West Indies batsman Chris Gayle in this matter. Virat Kohli has so far scored 989 runs in the T20 World Cup. He has scored so many runs in 21 innings of 23 matches. During this his batting average is 89.90 and strike rate is 132.04. In these 21 innings, Virat has scored 12 half-centuries.

Mahela Jayawardene is on top

Sri Lanka's legendary batsman Mahela Jayawardene holds the record for scoring the most runs in the T20 World Cup. Jayawardene has scored 1016 runs in 31 innings. Jayawardene has scored these runs at an average of 39.07 and strike rate of 134.74. Here is Chris Gayle in third place. Chris Gayle has 965 runs in his name.

Rohit Sharma is not too far

Rohit Sharma has also scored 904 runs in T20 World Cup. In such a situation, he is also not far behind Virat Kohli. Rohit Sharma has scored runs in 32 innings of 35 matches in T20 World Cup at an average of 37.66 and strike rate of 131.