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Virat Kohli Becomes Fastest To Score 1k Runs In T20Is As Captain

Indore: India skipper Virat Kohli has added yet one more feather to his cap by turning into the quickest participant to attain 1,000 runs in T20I cricket as a captain. Kohli performed an unbeaten knock of 30 throughout India’s seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka within the second T20I of the continued three-match collection on Tuesday night.

Kohli achieved the milestone of scoring 1,000 runs as captain in his 30th T20I inning. He’s the second Indian and sixth general after MS Dhoni to have achieved the feat. Dhoni had scored 1112 runs in 62 T20I video games as captain.

Faf du Plessis (1273 runs from 40 video games), Kane Williamson (1083 runs in 39 video games), Eoin Morgan (1013 runs in 43 video games) and Eire’s William Porterfield (1002 runs in 56 video games) are different captains on the listing.

Throughout India’s emphatic victory on the Holkar Stadium, Kohli additionally surpassed team-mate Rohit Sharma, who has been rested for the collection, as the highest run-getter within the T20Is. Kohli now has 2663 runs from 71 innings.

Each had completed 2019 as joint top-scorers in T20Is, with 2633 runs every.

India, already with an unassailable lead of 1-Zero within the collection, will now face Sri Lanka within the ultimate T20I on Friday in Pune. The primary match between the 2 groups was referred to as off with out a ball being bowled resulting from moist patches on the pitch in Guwahati final Sunday.

(IANS)

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