Virat Kohli Overtakes Jacques Kallis as Highest Run-Scorer !!!!

In a display of cricketing brilliance, India’s star batsman, Virat Kohli, has etched his name in the annals of cricket history. Surpassing the legendary Jacques Kallis, Kohli now stands as the fifth highest run-scorer in the rich tapestry of international cricket. This remarkable feat was achieved during the intensely contested second Test against the West Indies, held at the iconic Port of Spain.

With his 500th international game being a momentous occasion, Kohli seized the opportunity to showcase his batting prowess. In a mesmerizing display of skill and determination, he carved an unbeaten 87 runs from just 161 balls, delighting fans with his masterful Strokeplay, including eight exquisite fours.

The excitement didn’t end there. On the following day of the match, Kohli added yet another feather to his illustrious cap by registering his 76th international century. The ‘Kohli Special’ that fan had been eagerly anticipating was finally unveiled, leaving spectators in awe of his cricketing genius.

As one of the most prolific batsmen in the history of the game, Virat has amassed an impressive tally of 25,548 runs across 500 matches, with an average of 53.67. With 75 centuries and 132 half-centuries in 559 innings, his sheer consistency and hunger for runs have set him apart as a cricketing colossus.

Notably, his highest score of 254 runs stands as a testament to his ability to dominate and dictate the game, regardless of the format. From Tests to ODIs and T20Is, Kohli’s ability to deliver impactful performances has made him a revered figure in the cricketing world.

As he continues to rewrite cricketing records and inspire the next generation, Virat Kohli’s journey remains a captivating tale of dedication, passion, and unmatched skill. With each innings, he cements his place among the all-time greats, leaving cricket enthusiasts worldwide eagerly awaiting the next chapter in his illustrious career.

Surpassing Jacques Kallis’ tally of 25,534 runs in 519 matches, Kohli solidified his place among cricket’s elite. Currently, he sits behind legends like Mahela Jayawardene, Ricky Ponting, Kumar Sangakkara, and Sachin Tendulkar in the all-time run-scorers list.

In Test cricket, Kohli stands as India’s fifth-highest run-scorer, with 8,642 runs at an average of 49.38, comprising 28 centuries and 30 half-centuries. His performances in One Day Internationals (ODIs) have been equally remarkable, with 12,898 runs at an average of 57.32, including 46 centuries and 65 half-centuries. He holds the distinction of being India’s second-highest run-scorer in ODI cricket and ranks fifth overall in ODI cricket history.

The highest run-scorer in the T20I format, Kohli has amassed 4,008 runs in 115 matches at an average of 52.73, featuring one century and 37 half-centuries, with a best score of 122*.

In his 500th match, Kohli achieved multiple records, including being the first player to score a fifty, India’s highest run-scorer in Tests in 2023, and the second Indian to complete 2000 runs in WTC history.

As Virat Kohli continues to rewrite cricket history, his remarkable talent and dedication cement his status as one of the greatest cricketers of all time.

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