Pudhari Online Desk: Virat Kohli ICC Finals: The final match of the ODI World Cup between India and Australia is played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Or Virat Kohli has created a new history during the match. So he has become the player with most runs in ICC finals.
Most runs in ICC Finals (Virat Kohli ICC Finals)
In the last match, Virat Kohli collapsed in the pavilion after scoring 54 runs with the help of 63 balls and 4 fours. 29th sixes from the third over bowled by Pat Cummins gave him a triple. However, with 41 runs, he became Vikram’s leader in scoring most runs in ICC finals. There have been 334 attacks on Virat. Earlier, Vikram Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakarachaya (320 runs) would have been unlucky. Yadit Mahela Jayawardene (270) is third, Adam Gilchrist (262) is fourth, Ricky Ponting (247) is fifth and Rohit Sharma (237) is at the fifth position.
750 runner Tappa Olandla (Virat Kohli ICC Finals)
With his half-century, Kohli crossed the 750-run mark in the tournament. In the 48-year history of the ODI World Cup, Kohli became the first batsman to score 750+ runs in a single edition of the tournament. Or half the highest scorer Vikram Sachin Tendulkar (673) would have been Navavar.
9 times 50+ runs
Virat Kohli scored 50+ scores 9 times in the World Cup 2023. This was the fifth consecutive match in which he scored 50+ runs from his bat. In the 2019 World Cup itself, Virat had scored 50+ runs in 5 consecutive matches.
Batsmen who scored 50+ runs five consecutive times in the World Cup
5 Steven Smith in 2015
5 Virat Kohli in 2019
5 Virat Kohli in 2023
50+ runs in penultimate and final matches
Virat has become the seventh batsman in the world to score 50+ runs in the penultimate and final overs of the World Cup. He would have played 113 balls and 117 runs against New Zealand in the penultimate round. And in the last match he scored 54 runs against Australia. Half of Virat’s batsmen have scored 50+ runs in the penultimate and final overs of the World Cup. These include Mike Brearley (1979), David Boon (1987), Javed Miandad (1992), Aravinda de Silva (1996), Grant Elliott (2015), Steve Smith (2015).
Batsmen who scored 50+ runs in the penultimate and final matches of the World Cup
Virat Kohli (2023)
Steve Smith (2015)
Grant Elliot (2015)
Aravinda de Silva (1996)
Javed Miandad (1992)
David Boone (1987)
Mike Brearley (1979)