Former India captain Virat Kohli has scored a total of 24,078 runs across 471 games over 525 innings with an average of 53.62.
Virat Kohli, who was on Sunday, surpasses Rahul Dravid, becoming the second highest-scoring player in India on the international stage of cricket.
The top batsman achieved this feat during his third T20I in the third T20I against Australia at Hyderabad.
In the game “Chase Master” Kohli was at full speed changing between anchor and attacker or anchor to the attacker on the fly. He hit 63 runs over 48 balls, which comprised four 6es, and three 4s. His strike rate of his was quite decent at 131.25.
At present, Kohli has a total of 24,078 runs in 525 innings across 471 matches with a rate of 53.62. The highest score he has scored for cricket was 254*. 71 centuries have been recorded with his bat, along with the 125 half-centuries.
He has overtaken Indian legend Rahul Dravid who has recorded 24,064 international runs in his Indian cricket side. While Dravid’s total international cricket runs total is 24,208, the majority of the 144 runs were recorded as part of teams such as Asia XI and ICC World XI.
The top run-scorer of Team India in international cricket is none other than Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar. In 782 matches, across 664 innings Tendulkar recorded 34,357 hits, with an average of 48.52. 100 centuries and 164 half-centuries came from his bat, including the highest score of 248*.
These batters are accompanied by former captain Sourav Ganguly (18,433), MS Dhoni (17,092), and Virender Sehwag (16,892).