India vs Australia: Virat Kohli was dismissed for 63 in his final ODI of 2020 on Wednesday.© AFP
Virat Kohli completed the yr 2020 with out a century in One-day International cricket, the primary such occasion since his debut in 2008. Although cricket excursions all over the world have been hit by the COVID-19 pandemic that pressured cancellation of excursions, together with India’s dwelling sequence in opposition to South Africa earlier within the yr, Kohli batted in 9 innings in 2020 and scored 431 runs at 47.88 with 5 half-centuries. He completed his ultimate ODI innings of the yr on 63 within the third ODI in opposition to Australia on Wednesday.
Kohli is second on the listing of prime scorers and most centuries for India in ODIs. His 12,040 runs are behind Sachin Tendulkar’s 18,426 runs.
Kohli’s 43 a whole bunch are second to Tendulkar’s 49. Overall, the India captain has performed 251 ODIs and averages a staggering 59.31 and boasts of a strike fee of 93.24.
In his first yr of worldwide cricket in 2008 Kohli scored one fifty however no a whole bunch however ever for the reason that top-order bat has been probably the most prolific scorers within the 50-over format.
In the final three years earlier than 2020, Kohli scored six, six and 5 ODI a whole bunch in 2017, 2018 and 2019 respectively. He scored in extra of 1000 runs in every of those three years.
Overall, Kohli has scored greater than 1000 runs in a calendar yr seven instances in ODI cricket, together with a return of 1460 runs in 2017.
Kohli additionally turned the quickest to achieve 12,000 ODI runs on Wednesday, reaching the milestone in 242 innings. He broke Tendulkar’s long-standing file of 300 innings.
Kohli was additionally the quickest to 10,000 and 11,000 ODI runs.
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