New Delhi: India’s star batsman Virat Kohli broke the record of cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar to become the player with the most number of runs across both 50-over and T20I World Cups.
Virat remained not out with a score of 55 against Afghanistan in the ongoing World Cup on Wednesday.
During his decorated career, Sachin played 45 fifty-over World Cup games and scored 2,278 runs at an average of 56.95 with six centuries and 15 fifties. But he did not feature in T20I World Cups.
Overall, Virat has 2,311 runs in 55 matches and 53 innings across T20 and 50 over World Cups. He has scored two centuries and 22 fifties across both tournaments.
Virat has played 28 fifty-over WC matches, and scored 1,170 runs at an average of 50.86, with two centuries and eight fifties in 28 innings. He is also the 7th highest scorer in the tournament’s history and second highest run scorer for India in fifty-over WC.