Most Runs in T20 – Virat Kohli vs Rohit Sharma: With the T20 World Cup starting next month, the upcoming India vs…
Most Runs in T20 – Virat Kohli vs Rohit Sharma: With the T20 World Cup starting next month, the upcoming India vs Australia T20 series has come at the right time. Both teams will use it as part of their preparations for the ICC event. Meanwhile Virat Kohli can overtake Rohit Kohli in the most runs in T20Is in the series, starting September 20 in Mohali. Follow IND vs AUS LIVE updates with InsideSport.IN
At present, Kohli and Rohit has 3584 and 3620 runs in the shorter format respectively. It means Rohit is just 36 runs ahead.
In fact, the difference between the two Indians was much more before the Asia Cup started. However, Kohli roared back to firm in the continental competition. If Rohit scored 133 runs, Kohli hit more than double of that. Kohli scored 276 runs, including his maiden town to finish as the second highest run-scorer in the competition as well.
The moment Virat Kohli silenced his critics and smashed his 71st century and also his maiden T20i hundred. pic.twitter.com/OkzRAWDzqr
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) September 8, 2022
This return of form is a great thing for Kohli, who had come under scrutiny for the last six months and event more. Hitting form before the World Cup is gold for India, who will depend on his services in Australia as well.
Amongst the current batters, Rohit and Kohli are number one and two in the list of most T20 runs. Martin Guptill, Paul Stirling and Aaron Finch complete the list of top five batters.
Most runs in T20Is so far
- Rohit Sharma – 3620 runs
- Virat Kohli – 3584 runs
- Martin Guptill – 3497 runs
- Paul Stirling – 3011 runs
- Aaron Finch – 2855 runs
All eyes on India-Australia T20 series: There are three matches to be played in the series. Kohli has shown tremendous form, and it would not come as any surprise if the batter eclipses Rohit as well.
One look at his record against Australia and Kohli is favourite to overtake Rohit. The former India captain has scored an impressive 718 runs against the Aussies in the shorter format from 19 matches. He averages 59.83, which is stunning in the shorter format at an average of 146.23.
However, it also depends on how Rohit performs in the series. The captain can increased the gap with a solid show in the series as well. Hence, there are many things on the line, not just the trophy.