Virat Kohli World Cup 2023 Records: Indian team’s star batsman Virat Kohli’s bat roared a lot in this World Cup. King Kohli made many records in his name in the World Cup. He became the batsman who scored the most centuries in ODI cricket. Kohli scored his 50th century, breaking Sachin Tendulkar’s record. He completed his 50 ODI centuries in the 279th innings. In the World Cup 2023, Virat scored three centuries and 6 half-centuries.
Kohli played 11 matches and scored 765 runs in the World Cup. He also remained not out in three matches. Whenever runs came from Virat’s bat, it proved lucky for India. He rescued the Indian team from trouble in many innings.
King Kohli also became the highest scoring batsman for India in the semi-finals of the World Cup. He had scored 117 runs against New Zealand in the first semi-final. Virat’s best score in the league was also 117.
Kohli also tried his hand in bowling
King Kohli scored 765 runs facing 847 balls in 11 matches. His strike rate was 90.31, while the average was 95.62. Kohli hit 68 fours and 9 sixes in the entire league. However, he returned to the pavilion even on zero in a match. Virat also tried his hands at bowling in this tournament. Although he bowled only in 2 matches. He also took one wicket for 15 runs in his 3.3 overs.
Virat won the title of Player of the Tournament
Virat Kohli won the Player of the Tournament award. However, he looked disappointed during this time.
Virat also made this record in his name
Kohli also played an innings of 54 runs in the final match played against Australia. Along with this, he also became the batsman to score more than 50 runs in 5 consecutive matches in the World Cup. In the first semi-final, he had scored 117 runs against New Zealand, 51 runs against Netherlands, 101 runs against South Africa and 88 runs against Sri Lanka. Apart from him, Steve Smith is also included in this list, he had scored more than 50 runs in 5 consecutive matches in the 2015 World Cup.