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Virat Kohli Became 1st Indian to have 12000 runs in T20 Match

Utkarsh Classes Last Updated 01-04-2024
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Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli has achieved another milestone in his career by becoming the first Indian cricketer to score 12,000 runs in T20 format. Kohli accomplished this feat during the opening match of the 2024 Indian Premier League (IPL) between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at MA Chidambaram Stadium.

  • The 12,000 runs include the runs he scored for RCB in the IPL and the now-defunct Champions League, for Delhi in domestic Twenty-over cricket and for India in T20 Internationals. 
  • Rohit Sharma is the second highest Indian run-scorer in T20 cricket with a total of 11,156 runs. 
  • The leading position in the list is held by former West Indies opener, Chris Gayle, who has scored a massive 14,562 runs in T20 cricket. Following him is former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik with 13,360 runs, and third is West Indian player Kieron Pollard with 12,900 runs.
  • Kohli crossed the milestone in the seventh over of the CSK vs RCB IPL match, swiping a full ball from Ravindra Jadeja behind square on the leg side for a single. He has scored eight centuries and 91 fifties so far in T20 cricket.
  • Virat Kohli also holds the record for the highest runs in IPL of all time. Kohli has scored 7,284 runs in 239 matches and 230 innings at an average of 37.24 and strike rate of 130.02. His best score is 113. In IPL, he has scored seven centuries and 50 fifties.
  • Kohli, an Indian cricket player, has scored 4037 runs in T20 international matches while playing for India. He has also scored runs for his state team Delhi, Indians, and Royal Challengers Bengaluru. He has scored one century in T20 international matches.
  • In the match, Kohli also achieved another achievement by completing 1,000 runs against Chennai Super Kings. He has scored 1,006 runs in 32 matches against CSK at an average of 37.25, including nine half-centuries in 31 innings. 
  • However, the most runs by a batter against an opposition in IPL belongs to David Warner, who has scored 1,075 runs against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at an average of 44.79 and a strike rate of over 145.


Answer: Virat Kohli

Answer: 12000

Answer: Chris Gayle of West Indies
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