IND vs NZ: Virat Kohli loves facing New Zealand in ODIs

By Editorji News Desk
Published on | Oct 22, 2023

Kohli vs New Zealand

Virat Kohli is the 6th highest run-scorer in ODIs against Black Caps with 1433 runs, 2nd highest among Indians

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Who’s ahead of Kohli?

While Ponting (1971) tops the list, Sachin is second (1750), followed by Sangakkara (1568), Jayasuriya (1519) and Kallis (1449)

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Only active player among Top 10

Kohli, in fact, is the only active player who features in the Top 10 list of most ODI runs against New Zealand

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Best average among the top 10

Among the Top 10, Kohli has a 55+ average - the highest. In fact, he’s the only one who averages more than 50 among the legends

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A fantastic record

The 34-year-old also has 5 ODI hundreds and 8 fifties against New Zealand in one-day internationals

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Recent struggles

While Kohli may have a wonderful overall record vs Kiwis, he has only scored 79 runs in his last 5 ODI innings against them, with a HS of 36

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Can the chase master shine against NZ?

Kohli - 3rd-highest run-scorer at World Cup so far, will be looking for another big one on Sunday

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