Virat becomes the sixth highest runs scorer in international cricket Cricket T20 World Cup

Virat Kohli’s performance against Pakistan in ICC t20 world 2022 help him becoming sixth highest runs scorer in international cricket

On Sunday the biggest rivals start their ICC t20 world cup 2022 campaign. Virat becomes the sixth-highest runs scorer in international cricket. He surpasses legendary bater and Indian team’s current head coach Rahul Dravid and becomes the sixth batsman in international cricket who scored the most runs in his international career combining all format scores.

He completes his 24,212 runs with an average of 53.80 with a strike rate of 79.29 in 474 matches and played 528 innings, remains not out 78 times his highest score is 254* not out. In his all-format international career, he hit 126 fifty-plus scores and 71 centuries. He took 3 years for his 71st century.

He completes this milestone on Sunday’s match against arch-rival Pakistan during the T20 world cup 2022 in which he played a match-winning knock. And he scored 82 runs and just face 53 deliveries with a strike rate of 154.72 and remain not out at the end. In his 82 runs inning, he hit six fours and four sixes.

Pakistan score 159/8 runs in 20 overs in response India was 31/4 in six overs from then Virat and Pandya started to rebuild the chase and put 113 runs partnership. Pandya was caught on Nawaz’s final over first delivery for 40 runs but Virat ends the inning unbeaten 82 runs. Finally, India chases the final over the last ball and wins the match

Highest runs scores batter

The highest runs scorer in international cricket is Indian Legendary batter Sachin Tendulkar with 34,357 who leads the table and followed by former Legendary batter and wicketkeeper Kumar Sangakara with 28,016 runs, Australia’s legendary batsman Ricky Ponting with 27,483, another Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene scored 25,957 runs and South Africa’s all-rounder Jacques Kallis scored 25,534 runs. Sachin Tendulkar, Kumar Sangakara, Ricky Ponting, Mahela Jayawardene, Jacques Kallis, Virat Kohli, Rahul Dravid, Brian Lara, Sanath Jayasuriya, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Inzamam-ul-Haq and AB de Villiers are only 12 batsmen who scored more than 20,000 runs in their international career.

Player Name Runs Centuries Half-Centuries
Sachin Tendulkar 34,357 100 164
Kumar Sangakkara 28,016 63 153
Ricky Ponting 27,483 71 146
Mahela Jayawardene 25,957 54 136
Jacques Kallis 25,534 62 149
Virat Kohli 24,212 71 126