Virat Kohli turns 35: Astonishing statistics and accomplishments of India's 'Chase Master'
Kohli is also the highest run-scorer in the Indian Premier League (IPL), with 7,263 runs in 237 matches.
Virat Kohli, the Indian cricket legend, celebrates his 35th birthday on November 5, 2023. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time, with astonishing statistics and accomplishments across all three formats of the game.
In Tests, Kohli has scored 8,676 runs at an average of 49.29, with 29 centuries and 29 fifties. He is India's fifth-highest scorer in Tests and the fourth-highest century-scorer. He is also India's most successful Test captain ever, with 40 wins in 68 matches.
In ODIs, Kohli has scored 13,525 runs at an average of 58.04, with 48 centuries and 70 fifties. He is the fourth-highest run-getter and century-scorer in ODIs. He is also the fastest to achieve milestones of 8,000 to 13,000 ODI runs. In T20Is, Kohli has scored 4,008 runs at an average of 52.73, with one century and 37 fifties. He is the highest run-scorer and has the most 'Man of the Match' and 'Man of the Series' awards in the format.
Overall, Kohli has scored 26,209 runs at an average of 54.03 in 514 international matches, with 78 centuries and 136 fifties. He is the fourth-highest run-getter in international cricket and the second-highest for India. Kohli is also a prolific run-scorer in ICC events, with 3,142 runs at an average of 66.85 in 73 matches. He is the only player to have scored 3,000 runs in ICC white-ball events.
Kohli is also the highest run-scorer in the Indian Premier League (IPL), with 7,263 runs in 237 matches. He has won two IPL titles with Royal Challengers Bangalore. In 2018, Kohli was crowned the ICC Men's Cricket of the Decade and India's biggest sporting honour, the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award.
Kohli is a true legend of the game and one of the greatest batsmen of all time. His statistics and accomplishments are astonishing, and he continues to inspire cricket fans all over the world.