Virat Kohli cricket record list – Virat Kohli has become an idol for every young cricket player in India. He is India’s current run machine and is also called the ‘King’ of International Cricket and IPL.
Virat Kohli’s journey has not been easy and he has had his fair share of struggles. But he worked really hard and made a name for himself. Most of the people heard Kohli’s name for the first time in 2008 when he was made captain of India’s Under-19 team. Soon after he won the Under 19 World Cup for India, Kohli got an opportunity to play for the country in the international cricket arena.
Kohli had a slow start to his international career as a batsman. But with his sheer determination and hard work he made his way right to the top. As players and then as a captain of India, King Kohli has given outstanding performances across all formats for India.
Virat Kohli cricket record list – Virat Kohli 5 Unbreakable Records
Kohli has many records to his name, one of them is that he has scored more than 20 thousand runs in international cricket. Today in this article, we will let our Kohli fans know about more such records made by Virat Kohli which as of now look unbreakable.
The most double centuries as Test captain of India
This is a mighty record made by the Indian Test Captain. Virat Kohli has 7 double centuries in test matches and by doing so he also left the Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar behind. Virat Kohli was made India’s Test Captain at the end of 2014 and since then, India has done well under Kohli. As a captain of Team India, Kohli has scored 7 double centuries in Test matches which is a world record. This is the first record of Virat Kohli on this list which looks very difficult to break by anyone sometime soon.
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Kohli has scored the fastest 10000 runs in ODI Cricket
India’s prolific batsman Virat Kohli has dominated the ODI format like never before. The King completed his 10,000 runs in the quickest time in ODI cricket. Kohli scored 10,000 ODI runs in just 205 innings. For the same record Sachin is at number two after reaching this milestone in 259 innings. This is another record that looks pretty impossible to break as of now.
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Kohli has the most ODI centuries while chasing targets
Virat Kohli’s ODI career has been awesome. Till now, he has scored 11867 runs in 239 innings and played 248 matches in his ODI career so far. He scored those runs at an average of 59.34 and a strike rate of 93.25. During this, he also scored 43 centuries and 58 fifties till now. But when we all talk about run chases, we hear only one name and that name is of Virat Kohli. The King is also known as the Chase Master in the 50 over format. Till now Kohli has scored 26 centuries while chasing the targets. We are sure Kohli will add more centuries to this record and it will be a near to impossible task for any other batsman to break this record in the coming years.
The King smashed the Most Runs in the single IPL season
The IPL 2016 season was the greatest for Virat Kohli. He had overshadowed many great names of the cash-rich league tournament. Virat Kohli still has the record of making the highest number of runs in a season of IPL. Kohli scored 973 runs in 16 matches played in the IPL 2016 season. Those many runs were scored at an average of 81.08 at a strike rate of 152.03. He scored the most centuries in a single season as well in 2016. The King smashed 4 centuries and 7 fifties. It has been 4 long years when Kohli achieved this feat in his IPL career and still no one has broken this record of Kohli yet.
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Kohli got a wicket on the first ball of his international career
Taking a wicket on the first ball is a very happy occasion for any bowler, although Kohli is the only player in the world who got a wicket on the very first delivery in the T20 International match. Kohli bowled for the first time in the T20 International match played in Manchester against England. Though it was declared a wide ball, wicketkeeper Dhoni collected it neatly and easily stumped out Kevin Pietersen. Kohli got a wicket on the first ball.