India National Cricket Team modern-day batting legend Virat Kohli looked in brilliant touch with the bat in the high-profile Asia Cup 2022 Super 4s encounter against Babar Azam-led Pakistan National Cricket Team at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
The Round 2 of the Asia Cup 2022 battle between Rohit Sharma-led India National Cricket Team and Babar Azam-led Pakistan National Cricket Team is being played on Sunday, September 4, at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
Kohli, who came out to bat after the dismissal of Rohit Sharma, showed his wonderful game against the pace bowlers of the Men In Green. He scored stunning 60 runs off 44 balls, including 4 fours and 1 six, before getting run-out in the final over of India’s innings.
This was Kohli’s second consecutive half-century in the multi-nation tournament as he had scored good 59 runs off 44 balls, including 1 four and 3 sixes, against Hong Kong National Cricket Team in the previous encounter.
The 33-year-old’s fifty against the Babar Azam and Co. in the Asia Cup helped him go past India National Cricket Team skipper Rohit Sharma to become the batter with the most 50+ scores in the history of T20Is. Now he has 32 50+ scores in 94 T20I innings, which is one more than India captain, who has 31 50+ scores in 127 T20I innings.
Virat Kohli Becomes Leading Run-getter In Asia Cup 2022
Former India National Cricket Team skipper has now become the highest run-getter in the Asia Cup 2022 with 154 runs under his belt at an average of 77 and a strike rate of 126.22.
With his half-century against Pakistan National Cricket Team, Virat Kohli went past Rahul Dravid on the list of most 50+ scores for the India National Cricket Team. The modern-day batting great now has 194 50+ scores in international cricket. Kohli is only behind legendary India National Cricket Team batter Sachin Tendulkar, who smashed 264 50+ scores for the Men In Blue.
Also, Virat Kohli is the Indian with the most 50+ scores against the Pakistan National Cricket Team in the history of T20Is with 4 50+ scores in his bag. Along with Kohli, Kevin Pietersen, Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson, and Aaron Finch are the batters with 4 50+ scores against the Men In Green in the shortest international format of the game.
Most 50+ scores for India against Pakistan in Men’s T20Is:
4 – Virat Kohli
1 – Gautam Gambhir
1 – Robin Uthappa
1 – Yuvraj Singh
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