The final match of ODI World Cup is being played between India and Australia. In this match, Australian captain Pete Cummins won the toss and decided to bowl. Where Team India is batting first. Meanwhile, the star batsman of the Indian team, Virat Kohli, performed a great feat. Apart from Virat, only 6 batsmen in the world have achieved this feat. Let me tell you that Virat Kohli played an innings of 54 runs for Team India in this match. Based on their innings, the Indians were able to recover a little. Although Virat had a chance to score a century in this match, he failed to do so.
Virat Kohli became a part of this list as soon as he scored a half-century in this match. Virat Kohli has now become the 7th batsman in the world to score 50+ runs in both semi-final and final matches of the ODI World Cup. Virat Kohli is the first Indian batsman to do so. In this match, Virat Kohli scored 54 runs in 63 balls with the help of 4 fours. Virat Kohli looked in great form in this World Cup.
Batsmen who have scored 50+ runs in both semi-finals and finals of a World Cup season
- Mike Brearley (1979)
- David Boone (1987)
- Javed Miandad (1992)
- Aravinda de Silva (1996)
- Grant Elliott (2015)
- Steven Smith (2015)
- Virat Kohli (2023)
How was World Cup 2023 for Virat Kohli?
Virat Kohli batted 11 times in this tournament and scored 765 runs at an average of 95.63. It is also the record for the most runs scored in a single edition of the World Cup. During this time, Virat scored 6 fifties and 3 centuries. That means he scored 50+ runs 9 times. Virat Kohli’s batting cannot be praised enough.
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