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World Cup T20: Virat Kohli overtakes Rahul Dravid to become sixth highest scorer in international cricket | News about cricket


MELBOURNE: Virat kohli on Sunday overcame the legendary Indian smasher and the team’s current head coach Rahul Dravid Became the sixth highest scorer in the world baseball history.
The Indian star smash hit the big milestone in his stunning victory over arch-rivals Pakistan at the ICC T20 World Cup at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Stadium (MCG).
Virat turned the clock back to show shades of his older self, going 82 out of 53 undefeated with six quarters and four sixs. His strike helped India land a memorable final victory.

Now, Virat is in sixth place among the highest scoring athletes in international cricket. Virat has scored 24,212 runs, covering 71 centuries and 126 half-century.
Dravid has scored 24,208 runs, covering 48 centuries and 146 half-century.
Most runs in international cricket are scored by legendary smasher Sachin Tendulkar (34,357), followed by former Sri Lankan track and field athlete Kumar Sangakara (28,016), AustraliaRicky Ponting (27,483), Sri Lankan smasher Mahela Jayawardene (25,957) and South African all-powerful tennis great Jacques Kallis (25,534).
Pursuing 160 to win, India was dropped to 31/4 in less than seven passes. Since then, Virat and Hardik have begun rebuilding the chase, erecting 113 runs. Pandya was fired for being 40 but Virat finished undefeated scoring 82 of 53 balls with six fours and four sixs to give his team a four-point win.

India breaks Australia’s record for the most wins in a calendar year
The victory also helped India break Australia’s record for most wins in international cricket in a calendar year.
Australia previously held the record with 38 wins from 47 in 2003. India now has 39 wins in 56 matches this year.
India started the new year with a home series against the West Indies, where they were empty-handed against the visitors with a score of 3-0 in both ODIs and T20Is.
Next, India kicked off a series of home matches against Sri Lanka. They won the T20I series with a score of 3-0 and the Test series with a score of 2-0.

Team India then played a five-match T20I series at home against South Africa, with a 2-2 draw after the final was washed away by rain.
The team then toured England to play a left test, which India lost. However, India registers ODI and T20I series wins with the same 2-1 scoreline.
Ireland was conquered by the next team as India took on the challenge to win this series 2-0.
West Indies is the next mission for India as the team heads to the Caribbean coast to play a series of T20I and ODI movies. India won the T20I series 3-0 and won the ODI series 4-1.

After that, India took on Zimbabwe and drew the home team with a score of 3-0 in the ODI series.
The team played some good cricket in the 2022 Asian Cup but failed to overcome the Super 4 barrier and failed to secure a spot in the final, against Sri Lanka.
Australia then went on a tour with India in preparation for the T20 World Cup as both teams prepared for the tournament. India came back from the loss to preserve the T20I series with a score of 2-1.
Later, India overtook Proteas in the ODI and T20I series to equal Australia’s record.

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