Unique records held by Virat Kohli in T20Is
Virat Kohli has set an example for cricketers around the world in T20Is. He has been a fine leader with the bat and the runs have followed him everywhere. Kohli has made it a habit of stitching match-winning knocks to help Team India. He is the highest run-scorer in T20Is and boasts of many records. Here are Kohli's unique T20I records.
When it comes to having a healthy average, Kohli is someone who is above the rest of the pack. He is the only batsman in international cricket history to have 50+ average in all the three formats (Tests: 53.14, ODIs: 60.31 and T20Is: 50.85). Kohli is also one of the two batsmen to have 50-plus average in T20Is. Babar Azam (54.21) leads the show.
Kohli has the most fifties in T20Is (22). He also has the most 50-plus scores in T20Is (22). He achieved the record in the second T20I against South Africa on Wednesday. The 30-year-old holds this unique record of being the only batsman to score most 50s in T20Is without a 100+ score. Australia's opening batsman David Warner (13) is second on this list.
Kohli is a unique talent in limited-overs cricket and is a chase master. He averages 68.50 while chasing in ODIs and the number significantly increases to 81.23 in T20Is. Now when it comes to successful chases, Kohli averages 96.55 in ODIs, besides having a brilliant average of 111.50 in the shortest format. This is another unique record of Kohli.
Kohli has hit the most fours in T20Is (235). He is the highest run-scorer (2,441) and has achieved the feat in just 66 innings. The other four batsmen with 2,000-plus runs in T20Is have all taken more innings then Kohli. He is the fastest to 2,000 T2OI runs and achieved the same in his 60th match and 56th inning.