India skipper Virat Kohli will be on the brink of creating a plethora of records when he takes on New Zealand on Sunday. The 32-year-old needs to lead from the front in a must-win game for India against the Kiwis. He is all set for a special captaincy record and eclipse Babar Azam in his bid to keep Men in Blue in the hunt for the T20 World Cup semifinals.
Virat Kohli – 13 fifties (44 inns)
India skipper Virat Kohli can go past Babar Azam’s record of most T20I fifties by a skipper. He is currently level with Pakistan captain and can reclaim the pole position on Sunday.
Babar Azam- 13 fifties (26 inns)
Kane Williamson- 11 fifties (50 inns)
Aaron Finch- 11 fifties (51 inns)
Eoin Morgan- 9 fifties (60 inns)
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India skipper Virat Kohli is all set to become the first batsman in T20I with most boundaries. He has slammed 290 fours and in 91 matches and only falls behind Paul Stirling in the overall list.
|PR Stirling (IRE)||2009-2021||92||91||8||2570||115*||30.96||1889||136.05||1||19||9||295||89|
|V Kohli (INDIA)||2010-2021||91||85||24||3216||94*||52.72||2321||138.56||0||29||3||290||91|
|MJ Guptill (NZ)||2009-2021||103||99||7||2956||105||32.13||2168||136.34||2||17||3||259||147|
|AJ Finch (AUS)||2011-2021||78||78||10||2510||172||36.91||1674||149.94||2||15||6||253||109|
|RG Sharma (INDIA)||2007-2021||112||104||15||2864||118||32.17||2062||138.89||4||22||7||252||133|
Meanwhile, Virat Kohli can also complete 100 sixes in the shortest format. He has slammed 91 sixes in an equal number of matches. He can join Martin Guptill, Rohit Sharma, Chris Gayle, Eoin Morgan and Evin Lewis, Aaron Finch and Colin Munro in the list.
Notably, Kohli is the highest run-getter in T20Is with 3216 runs. Martin Guptill and Rohit Sharma are likely to breach the 3000-mark.