A dream Cricket World Cup for Virat Kohli

By Sidhant Maheshwari
Published on | Nov 19, 2023

Insane numbers!

Virat Kohli finished the 2023 World Cup with most runs in a single edition - 765 from 11 matches

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What a tournament!

As a batter, Kohli had a dream run, averaging 96 with 6 fifties and 3 centuries to his name

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Five successive 50+ scores

Kohli registered five back-to-back scores of 50+ in the World Cup, only the third time it has happened in the marquee tournament

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2nd time for Kohli!

In fact, Kohli scored 5 consecutive 50+ scores in 2019 as well. Steve Smith (2015) is the only batter apart from Kohli to ever achieve this feat

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Another first for Kohli and India!

Virat Kohli became the first-ever Indian cricketer to make 50+ scores in both the semifinal and final of a World Cup

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50+ scores in semis and final of WC edition

Kohli is the 7th player to do this after Brearley (1979), Boon (1987), Miandad (1992), De Silva (1996), Elliot (2015) and Smith (2015)

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A special feat!

Virat Kohli is also only the second Indian after Gautam Gambhir to register two 50+ scores in ICC finals

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