Virat Kohli achieved another significant milestone by surpassing Sri Lanka’s Sanath Jayasuriya and claiming the fourth position in the list of the batsmen scoring most runs in ODI Cricket. His impressive 95-run performance was instrumental in Team India’s thrilling victory in the intense IND vs NZ World Cup 2023 match. After participating in five matches, the Indian cricket team remains the sole unbeaten side in the ODI World Cup 2023.
Kohli played a pivotal role in India’s innings against New Zealand, showcasing his skill with 8 fours and 2 sixes. As a result of this remarkable innings, Kohli now stands shoulder to shoulder with legendary cricketers such as Sachin Tendulkar, Kumar Sangakkara, and Ricky Ponting in the ODI run-scoring charts. Let’s now examine the top five highest run-scorers in the 50-over format of the game.
Virat Kohli Surpasses Jayasuriya on the List of Highest Run-Getters in ODIs
Virat Kohli’s composed innings of 95 runs off 104 deliveries propelled him past Jayasuriya, securing his position as the fourth-highest run-scorer in One Day Internationals (ODIs). Although he narrowly missed achieving his 49th ODI century, his patient performance added another remarkable record to his name. Let’s now examine the list of the top five leading run-scorers in ODI World Cup history.
BCCI’s appreciation post for Virat Kohli
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