Virat Kohli named player of the tournament for his 765 runs during the ODI World Cup 2023.
India batter Virat Kohli was arbitrated Player of the event of the ODI World Cup 2023 for his major 765 runs in 11 innings. This is the utmost runs scored ever in a single edition of an ODI World Cup, surpassing Sachin Tendulkar‘s former record of 673 runs set in the 2003 edition.
Kohli scored 765 runs in 11 innings including three centuries and six fifties. The 35- time-old equaled 95.62 and scored runs at a strike rate of 90.31.
In the final against Australia, he scored 54 off 63 balls. During the World Cup crusade, Kohli also broke the world record of Sachin Tendulkar and reached his 50th ODI century which he scored against
Kohli also recorded nine fifty- plus scores in the 2023 edition of the quadrennial event the most for any player and again going once Sachin Tendulkar’s record of seven fifty- plus scores which the ultimate had set in 2003.
Kohli started the crusade with a match- winning 85 against Australia in Chennai and his innings assured that India, who were three down for two runs at one point, won the match comfortably in the end.
He followed it with 55 not out against Afghanistan, playing alternate swindle to India commander Rohit Sharma who scored a truculent 131. The India batter, in the coming match against arch-rivals Pakistan, could score only 16 but hit 103 not out in the veritably coming match against Bangladesh.
Playing against New Zealand in Dharamsala, Kohli scored 95 in a match- winning trouble but got out on a duck in the coming match vs England in Lucknow.
Against Sri Lanka in Mumbai, Kohli scored 88 out of India’s huge aggregate of 357 runs and followed it with 101 not out against South Africa. His century against Proteas also took him at par with Sachin’s record 49 ODI tons.
In India’s last league match against Netherlands, Kohli got out after scoring 51. Come the semi-final, Kohli hit the record- setting 50th ODI ton, scoring 117 against New Zealand in Mumbai as India posted 397. In the final against Australia, Kohli scored 54 before getting out off an inside edge at a pivotal moment in the game.
Kohli’s runs, which came at an normal of95.62, made sure that India reached the final undefeated. In the event ender, still, Australia got the better of India and went on to win their record sixth ODI World Cup title. Know More Latest Cricket News…