Virat Kohli is the first Indian to achieve this feat in the history of the World Cup.

India vs Afghanistan: The ninth match of the World Cup 2023 between India and Afghanistan was played at the Arun Jaitley Cricket Stadium in Delhi. India won this match by 8 wickets. Indian captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bowl. At the same time, Team India’s star batsman Virat Kohli also scored an unbeaten half-century on his home ground. During this time he made a big record in his name. He has left behind all the great batsmen in a special record of the World Cup.

Virat Kohli on the verge of creating history in the World Cup

Virat Kohli scored unbeaten 55 runs in 56 balls against Afghanistan. He took 6 wickets in this match. Virat Kohli is the leading run-scorer in the 50-over and T20I formats of the game. Earlier this record was in the name of Sachin Tendulkar. In his 53rd World Cup innings, Kohli overtook Tendulkar’s tally of 2278 runs with an average of over 60. Kohli played his first World Cup tournament during the 2011 World Cup.

Virat Kohli in the World Cup

Kohli has played five T20 World Cups and scored 1141 runs in 25 innings with 14 half-centuries and an average of 81.50. Kohli is the third highest run scorer for India in ODIs after Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly. He has scored 1170 runs in the World Cup.

Most runs in ICC World Cup (ODI + T20)

Virat Kohli-2311 runs in 53 innings

Sachin Tendulkar-2278 in 44 innings, Kumar Sangakkara-2193 in 65 innings, Chris Gayle-2151 in 65 innings

He also broke Sachin Tendulkar’s record.

Virat Kohli has also broken Sachin Tendulkar’s record of scoring most runs in ODI. Virat now has 46 half-centuries in successful ODI run-chases. Sachin Tendulkar has done this 45 times.