3 records Virat Kohli broke with his performance against Pakistan on Sunday
Virat Kohli pulled off one of the most difficult chases in the T20 format on Sunday. Chasing 160, India was 31-4 at one point. Against Pakistan, the pressure is intense and many expected India to falter. However, Virat Kohli scored 82 runs in 53 balls to take India home. In the process, he also broke quite a few records. On that note, in this article, we take a look at 3 records Virat Kohli broke with his performance against Pakistan on Sunday.
1) Most runs in the history of T20I cricket - 3794
In recent months, Virat Kohli had fallen behind Rohit Sharma and Martin Guptill when it comes to most runs in the history of the format. However, there was still a close fight between the trio. On Sunday, Virat went ahead with the brilliant knock of his. With Martin Guptill sitting out, it could now be a two-way battle between Rohit and Virat to go on top of the list.
2) Most runs in the history of the T20 World Cup - 927
Becoming the highest run-getter in the history of the T20 World Cup is one of the records Virat Kohli broke with his performance against Pakistan on Sunday. Earlier, Rohit Sharma was at the top of the list. However, Virat Kohli crossed him. Like the record for the most runs in the history of T20Is, this record will also involve a battle between Rohit and Virat.
3) Most Man of the Match Awards against Pakistan in ICC events - 3
Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli both had three 3 MOM awards before the start of the game. However, Virat won the prize for his unforgettable knock. With this, he has moved ahead of Sachin Tendulkar on this list. Against Pakistan, it is always a pressure game and Virat has excelled many times to come out on top.