KOHLI ECLIPSES MAHELA AS THE LEADING SCORER IN T20 WC HISTORY

Kohli breaks Mahela’s record

 

Virat Kohli became the leading run-scorer in men’s T20 World Cup cricket today (02) during India’s Super 12 match against Bangladesh at the Adelaide Oval.

Kohli reached the milestone when he crossed 16 runs, going past former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene’s record tally of 1016 runs.

Kohli, the leading run-scorer in T20Is, has the most fifties in T20 World Cups. Kohli got to the landmark in 23 innings and currently averages close to 85 in T20 World Cups.