T20 World Cup 2022: The Indian cricket team has been out of the T20 World Cup 2022 with a one-sided defeat at the hands of England in the semi-finals. But the reign of the team’s star batsman Virat Kohli still remains intact. In this time’s World Cup, Virat remains on top in terms of scoring the most runs. However, the players of England and Pakistan will have the last chance to beat Virat today.
When the teams of England and Pakistan will face each other in the final match in Melbourne today, where both will have their eyes on the title, then their players will try to beat Virat. However, conquering the mountain of runs of Virat is not going to be so easy for any player.
Virat hit 4 half-centuries
Talking about Virat Kohli, he had expressed his intentions from the very first match against Pakistan in this World Cup. With an unbeaten and historic innings of 82 against Pakistan in Melbourne, Virat had indicated his return to his old form. With India being taken out of the brink of defeat in this match, Virat regained his momentum which continued till the last match. Along with the world record for the most runs in the history of T20 World Cup, Virat scored a total of 4 half-centuries in six innings here.
Virat has scored the highest 296 runs
Taking a look at Virat’s figures, he scored the highest 296 runs in six innings at an average of 98.66 and a strike rate of 136.40. During this he also remained unbeaten three times. After Virat, Max O’Dowd of the Netherlands is the name of the highest run-scorer. This opener scored 242 runs in 8 innings of this World Cup. On the other hand, Suryakumar Yadav of India is in third place with 239 runs.
Most runs in T20 World Cup 2022,
- Virat Kohli: 296 runs
- Max O’Dowd: 242 runs
- Suryakumar Yadav: 239 runs
- Kusal Mendis: 223 runs
- Sikandar Raza: 219 runs
Hales has a chance to overtake Virat
It is a bit difficult to break this mountain of runs of former Indian captain, but England opener Alex Hales is a big contender in this matter and he can leave Virat behind. Hales has scored 211 runs in 5 innings so far and needs 86 runs to overtake Kohli. Apart from him, Jos Buttler will also have a chance and if he scores 98 runs, then he can also overtake Virat. From the point of view of Pakistan, their opener Mohammad Rizwan is the highest run-scorer of his team with 160 runs. In such a situation, if Rizwan has to get ahead of Virat, then he will have to score 137 runs.