Indian player Virat Kohli has the honor of standing on the field for the longest time (19 hours and 56 minutes) in the history of the World Cup. Let’s have a look at the related information in this collection:
The ICC World Cup cricket series has been completed amid great expectations of cricket fans. The series started on October 5th at the world’s largest stadium ‘Narendra Modi Stadium’ and ended yesterday (November 19) at the same stadium.
Earlier, the victory of the Australian team came as a shock to the Indian fans who were expecting the Indian team to win the World Cup for the third time in the final held yesterday. Accordingly, the Australian team led by Pat Cummins won the World Cup for the 6th time after winning yesterday’s match by 6 wickets.
The King Virat Kohli:
Although the Indian team failed to win the World Cup, every player of the Indian team showed their contribution in this World Cup series. In that way, India won consecutive victories in 10 innings in league matches and semi-finals.
In this way, Virat Kohli, known as King Kohli by the fans, excited the fans with his action game in this World Cup. He broke various records in this series with his unique performance.
In that way, he scored the most runs in a World Cup series (765 runs), scored the most fifties (6 fifties) and scored the most fours.
Also, by scoring a century against New Zealand in this World Cup series, he also created the record of scoring the highest century (50) in ODIs. Also, he received the ‘Man of the Series’ award of this World Cup series.
Longest batsman on the field:
It is in this context that another record has been added to Virat Kohli’s side. Accordingly, Virat Kohli has become the proud owner of the batsman who has been on the field for the longest time in this World Cup series. He has been on the field for a total of 19 hours and 56 minutes in 11 innings and has intimidated the opposing players. Virat Kohli is the only batsman to stay in the field for the longest time in the history of the World Cup.
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