Indian star batsman Virat Kohli is just 207 runs away from the second highest finisher for Team India in international cricket history. He is also 207 runs away from the sixth highest run scorer in international cricket.
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Currently, Virat is the seventh highest scorer of all time in international cricket and the third highest scorer for India. He played 468 games and scored 24,002 runs in 522 innings with an average of 53.81. No fewer than 71 centuries and 124 fifties have emerged from Virat’s bat, with the best score being 254 not out. Indian great Rahul Dravid is currently the sixth highest scorer in international cricket and India’s second highest scorer. In 509 games, he scored 24,208 runs in 605 innings at an average of 45.41.
He has scored 48 centuries and 146 half-centuries and his best score was 270. Sachin Tendulkar, the highest scorer in international cricket history, has scored 34,357 runs in 664 matches at an average of 48.52. He has scored 100 centuries and 164 half-centuries in his storied career.
He is followed by Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakara (28,016), Australian great Ricky Ponting (27,483), Sri Lankan Mahela Jayawardene (25,957) and South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis (25,534). as a batter and as he continues his fine form against Australia in the three-game T20I series, which starts September 20.
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The batter found his groove during the recently concluded 2022 Asian Cup and also reached his highly anticipated 71st international ton after more than 1,000 days. He scored 276 runs in five innings at an average of 92, with a century and two half-centuries. His highest individual score was 122 not out against Afghanistan. India will start their home game against Australia on September 20. The next T20I match will take place in Nagpur on September 23, followed by the third and final T20I match in Hyderabad on September 25.