ICC World Cup 2019: Virat Kohli On Brink Of Breaking Sachin Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh Record
Well, the Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who often termed as the run-machine by the fans is nearing yet another grand record of Sachin Tendulkar. During the course, he also set to smash one of the brilliant records of Yuvraj Singh in the World Cup books.
The skipper of the Indian National Cricket Team has found his touch with the willow during the game against Australia. He smashed Australian bowlers to the perfection to help the team reach a massive total on the board. Now, he is just 57 runs away from breaking a mammoth record of Sachin Tendulkar.
Virat Kohli will be quickest to reach 11,000 runs:
And If Kohli manages to milestone against New Zealand on Thursday, then Virat will be the quickest batsman to reach the milestone with 222 ODI innings. Earlier this record is in the name of God of Cricket, Sachin Tendulkar.
Not only the record of Sachin Tendulkar, if Virat Kohli knocks 57 runs then he will also surpass Yuvraj Singh to be the sixth highest scoring Indian batsman at World Cups. Presently, Kohli has 687 runs in 19 innings with two centuries and two half-centuries.
In total, the Indian batsman Virat Kohli will become the eighth batsman to reach 11,000-runs tally in the world cricket. Only, the third Indian to be in the chart after Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly.
So far, in the tournament, Virat Kohli registered 18 and 82 runs, thus making a tally of 100 runs in total. On Thursday, he will be facing his favourite opposition New Zealand, in which, he would love to break that scintillating record.
Coming to the game against New Zealand, both New Zealand and India are unbeaten so far in the 2019 Cricket World Cup. India will present New Zealand their stiffest challenge in the World Cup so far and it should be a cracker of a game.
However, both teams will keep an eye on the weather in Nottingham where the threat of rain looms large. The practice session was washed on Tuesday but the teams could manage to train for an hour on Wednesday after which the rain returned.
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