On top of that, he lead the Indian Test team to series wins against West Indies and New Zealand and single-handedly powered Royal Challengers Bangalore to the final of the IPL this season. RCB skipper Virat Kohli became the first Indian cricketer and seventh player overall to reach 9000 T20 runs during an IPL game against DC in Dubai on Monday. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) opener and skipper Virat Kohli scored his 1,000 runs in Twenty20 (T20) cricket in 2016, as he achieved the feat against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) … But the point to be noted here is that Tendulkar took 124 innings to score those many tons while Kohli did it in just 59 innings. 1 - AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli are the only pair in the history of T20 cricket to have three 150+ partnerships (215, 157,155) 1 – Virat Kohli scored the most runs(273) in the 2016 World T20. 20,396 runs. Also Read | Virat Kohli And Co. Dwayne Bravo took 32 wickets in 2013, the most ever in a season. What this means is that a win now will help RCB leapfrog SRH on the points table. Live Cricket Updates: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2016 Match 27 at Hyderabad. Indian cricketer Virat Kohli was the most dominant force across formats in 2016. India reached the finals, and Kohli scored important 35 runs in the finals against Sri Lanka. At this age and at the peak of his career, Kohli has already scored 26 tons in 166 innings, the fastest by any batsman by a long way and is fourth on the list of players with most ODI centuries. 09:00 IST | 03:30 GMT, United Arab Emirates vs Ireland - 4th ODI, Ireland beat United Arab Emirates by 112 runs, Rahane's Inspirational 'Winning Speech' in Team India's Dressing Room Goes Viral | WATCH, IPL 2021: RCB Captain Virat Kohli is Humble And Easy to Approach: Josh Philippe, Removing Virat Kohli From Captaincy Would Destroy Culture of Indian Team: Brad Hogg, How Virat Kohli Led 'Mission Melbourne' After Adelaide Humiliation, Reveals R Sridhar, IND vs ENG 2021: Schedule, Squads And All You Need to Know. The cricketer’s penchant for plundering consistent runs across all formats has made him one of the icons of modern-day batsmanship. He averages more than 50 across formats. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) opener and skipper Virat Kohli scored his 1,000 runs in Twenty20 (T20) cricket in 2016, as he achieved the feat against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in Match 27 of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2016, at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on Saturday. He overtook Sri Lanka legend Kumar Sangakkara, who needed 404 matches to score 25 tons. For reprint rights: Syndications Today, Virat Kohli's dream run in 2016: 1940 international runs, 973 IPL runs, Red-hot India will have their tails up in grudge series against England. Media outlets like us are running out of adjectives to describe him and statisticians start working overtime whenever Kohli comes out to bat. Virat Kohli scored a record-breaking 973 runs in the 2016 IPL, the most in a season. Virat and Anushka, both 32, got married on 11 December, 2017. Kohli has been an unstoppable force in 2016. RCB registered a massive win of 144 runs over Suresh Raina-led Gujarat Lions. Fresh round of Centre-farmers' talks fail to yield any result, what's next? The culmination of his hard work, hunger for runs and love for the game is bearing fruit and how. Kohli is consistently rated as one of the top-ranked batsmen in the world, according to the ICC Player Rankings. Virat Kohli scored 1215 & 1059 in the years- 2016 & 2017 respectively, with the average striking above 75 both the time. (Also read: Red-hot India will have their tails up in grudge series against England). In the same match, RCB’s AB de Villiers also scored 129 not out in 52 deliveries. In 2016, Virat scored 642 runs, which included 7 50s. Kohli, of late, has also been in fine form in this format of the game, that allows him to achieve the feat. R Ashwin (India) Virat Kohli (India) Joe Root (England) Team India reluctant to travel to Brisbane for fourth Test against Australia England star Joe Root is the leading run-scorer in international cricket this year, followed by Kohli in second position. The rate at which he has been scoring runs this year has been tremendous, to say the least. Yet another ton from Virat Kohli came in the 2016 season of the cash-rich league. 94 fifties. - Equals Sachin Tendulkar's (14) record of most hundreds in successful run chases. Kohli recently equalled Tendulkar's world record of scoring 14 tons in successful run chases when his unbeaten 154 guided India to a 7-wicket win over New Zealand in the third ODI at Mohali. Even then, his T20 performances, that year (2016), had been phenomenal. Virat Kohli scored a record-breaking 973 runs in the 2016 IPL, the most in a season. Many past and present cricketers regard him as the best batsman in the world right now. His ODI record is a joke. Reminded Of Canberra 2016 Loss By Australia On Social Media: Watch Fans give mixed reactions to Virat Kohli 12000 ODI runs feat The Indian team, under the leadership of Virat Kohli, lost the opening two matches by big margins to concede the three-match ODI series to hosts Australia with a game to spare. Currently, RCB are 36 for the loss of no wickets in four overs, with KL Rahul on 25, and Virat Kohli on 11. Live Cricket Scorecard: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2016 Match 27 at Hyderabad, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) face off against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in Match 27 of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2016 at Hyderabad in what is a battle of the bottom-halves. After a sensational start to the year in limited-overs cricket, Indian Test skipper stamped his authority in five-day format as well with back-to … Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram, 25 Jan, 2021 The middle order was inexperienced, with KL Rahul playing only his third IPL game. This is the first time that Virat Kohli has not featured in any of the top three positions in the ICC Test rankings for batsmen since 2016. "Kohli is as good as it gets. He relied on his fit… Stats from January 1, 2011, to October 7, 2020, the period taken into consideration for the ICC awards. India’s Virat Kohli raises his bat celebrates after scoring a half-century (50 runs)during the World T20 men’s semi-final match between India and West Indies at The Wankhede Cricket Stadium in Mumbai on March 31, 2016. Kohli set numerous records this season which won't broken any time soon for sure. He has been one of the very few players who has been successful in overseas conditions and taken the game to the opposition. He averaged a freaky 106.83, that year. Virat Kohli's dream run in 2016: 1940 international runs, 973 IPL runs To say that Virat Kohli has had a tremendous 2016 would be a huge understatement, and he … Where Kohli also has an advantage over Tendulkar is that he doesn't get out in the nervous nineties as frequently. Kohli has been an unstoppable force in 2016 and he still has five more Test matches to go this year. Virat Kohli has played 36 international matches in 2016 and scored 2580 runs from 40 innings. Rohit Sharma will be opening the innings with Chris Gayles; while Rohit Sharma is the second highest run-scorer in T20Is with 2773 runs in 108 matches, Gayle has scored 1627 runs in 58 matches. Given how brilliantly Kohli and de Villiers have played throughout IPL 9, RCB deserve some luck. Live Cricket Scorecard: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2016 Match 27 at Hyderabad, Live Cricket Updates: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2016 Match 27 at Hyderabad, Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore. Virat’s test runs year by year Virat Test Runs year by year (until 2017) Virat Kohli named Male Cricketer of the Decade PTI Photo It is a though game to predict. A breakdown of his numbers this year will give a clearer picture on the phenomenon that Kohli has been this year. RCB had lost their top order. All Rights Reserved. Sir Garfield Sobers Award for ICC Male Cricketer of the Decade nominees. However, RCB have played one game less, so a win for them will bring them back into contention. 91.6m Followers, 199 Following, 1,111 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Virat Kohli (@virat.kohli) But to become a great player, you need an attitude like Virat Kohli." Sadly their bowling has held them back, but with the advent of Tabraiz Shamsi and Chris Jordan the bowling now looks less brittle. He is right up there. Tendulkar had taken 247 innings to score 26 centuries. First things first - Happy Birthday Virat Kohli! India tour of Australia 2020-'21 Data check: Outstanding Virat Kohli is the fastest to 12000 runs in ODIs Kohli’s staggering ODI record continues to get better with seemingly every match he plays. (Express photo by Kevin DSouza) Let’s have a quick look at the numbers. Watson and AB De Villiers had been dismissed with the score on 59 in the eighth over of the innings. © 2021 Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited. Gavaskar is one of the all-time greats of the game and Kohli is heading in that direction at a rapid rate. Overall, the 32-year-old Kohli has amassed 12,040 runs in ODIs, 7,318 runs in Tests and 2,928 runs in T20 Internationals. 100* vs Gujarat Lions (2016) Probably the most memorable innings of his IPL career thus far, Virat … 11:00 IST | 05:30 GMT, 26 Jan, 2021 Team India skipper Virat Kohli and Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma were on Monday blessed with a baby girl. He also became the second Indian to score 1,000 runs in a year, after Suresh Raina became the first person to do so in 2012. A right-handed top-order batsman, Kohli is regarded as one of the best contemporary batsmen in the world. Watch: Rare Gangetic dolphin beaten to death in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh, No breakthrough in fresh round of Centre-farmers' talks, next meeting on January 15, Copyright © 2021 Living Media India Limited. To be honest, he is breaking his own feats every year himself. Kohli had a monumental task of building the innings as well as ensuring the run rate does not drop. Moreover, RCB have a positive Net Run Rate, while SRH have a negative run rate. It would be safe to say that the 50-over format is Kohli's favourite in terms of the sheer number of runs he has scored in just 8 years. - Only Indian Test captain to score two double hundreds. Posted by ranitwrites October 10, 2016 October 10, 2016 Leave a comment on Virat Kohli in 2016: Runs, runs and some more runs Virat Kohli has been in the form of his life for quite some time now. Kohli made his mark in the Test cricket during India’s tour of Australia in December 2011. Such an old head on young-ish shoulders," he added. 66 centuries. The way he makes big runs for his team so often is just remarkable. From watching Kohli's aggression on the field to seeing him grow a senior player in the squad to leading the team to greater heights, the 32-year-old cricketer has attained several milestones in his illustrious journey. However, he revealed his favorite knock was against Australia in the 2016 T20 World Cup. RCB will hold the slight advantage given their batting, but SRH will not be easy to beat at home. Player Season Inns Runs HS Ave SR 100s 50s ; Virat Kohli (RCB) 2016 : 16 : 973 : 113 : 81.08 : 152.03 : 4 : 7 : David Warner (SRH) 2016 : 17 : 848 : 93* 60.57 : 151.42 But it's the way Kohli scores his runs which makes him stand out from his competitors. Dwayne Bravo took 32 wickets in 2013, the most ever in a season. Kohli scored 109 runs just in 55 balls. Kohli was also part of the World Cup-winning India squad in 2011, something he will cherish for life. 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Whatever Virat Kohli has touched this year has turned into gold and we hope to see many more years like this from him.Once again, many many happy returns of the day! 11:30 IST | 06:00 GMT, 03 Feb, 2021 Find Kohli's Records, Biography, Centuries, Runs, wickets. Run-machine, chasemaster, leader and a global superstar - Kohli was born to bat and score runs. 09:00 IST | 03:30 GMT, 11 Feb, 2021 "He plays so aggressively - sometimes it's like - are you serious? 2016 was a dream year for Virat. Virat Kohli's incredible run in 2016 – In Numbers. Download Images Watch Videos online Among Indian batsmen, Kohli has the best ever Test rating (937 points), ODI rating(911 points… Tendulkar was dismissed 17 times in the 90s in 452 innings whereas Kohli has only failed to score a ton four times when he's entered that stage in 166 innings. He has scored 25 Test centuries so far and 6 Double Centuries in Tests. Virat Kohli's contribution to the Indian team and the world of cricket is unparalleled. (Source: PTI) Virat Kohli, the Test captain and the corner-stone of Indian cricket at the moment, turned 28 on November 5 and it is almost unfathomable how much he’s achieved and done for the country at a young-ish age. Virat Kohli turned 28 on November 5. Virat Kohli. In the two innings when India have batted first, he has scored only 36, but in four chases, he has made 218 runs and been dismissed only once (on 49 in the 2016 Asia Cup). That is at an average of 88.96 with seven centuries during this period and 13 half centuries. SRH are currently placed fifth on the points table, while RCB are languishing at the seventh spot. Read about Virat Kohli's Profile, Latest News, Articles, Career updates only on ESPNcricinfo.com. At the age of 28 and just eight years into his international career, Kohli has achieved so much that we can't even dare to think of where he will reach once he calls time on his career. He plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL), and has been the team's captain since 2013. Kohli decided to drop anchor, as he usually does. India went on to win the match by six wickets and lift the World Cup for the first time since 1983. Only Sarfaraz Khan and Kedar Jadhav were to follow. ODIs: 208 matches, 10388 runs, 61.83 average, 39 100s T20Is: 80 matches, 2768 runs, 50.32 average, 24 50s. Many past and present cricketers regard him as the best batsman in the world right now. Kohli has treated himself to 1,940 runs in international cricket this year and 973 runs in the Indian Premier League. Virat Kohli is an Indian cricketer and the current captain of the India national team. Entering the tournament, he was still in search of his maiden IPL hundred. Virat Kohli had a breakthrough season in 2016 when he scaled new heights. Kohli has amassed 3514 runs in 58 innings in successful run-chases at an average of 90.10, which is also the highest for any batsman with over 2500 runs in successful chases. (group and knockout matches) It is also the record for most runs in a calendar year in T20 Internationals, so far. Virat Kohli has taken his average in all formats of the game beyond 50 this year. Indian skipper Virat Kohli has played many mind-blowing knocks in his stellar career so far across all three formats. It was a virtual quarterfinal between the two teams and the Men in Blue were chasing 161 runs to progress. Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar once said, "To become a good player, you need talent. Root's former teammate and England great Kevin Pietersen also says that even though Root has scored more runs than Kohli in 2016, there is still no comparison between the two as the Indian batsman has been way ahead in terms of his numbers. 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