T20 World Cup 2022: Virat Kohli eyes world record as India look to beat England in semi-final at Adelaide Oval

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T20 World Cup 2022: India is all set to take on England in the knockout match of the World Cup after 35 years. The Men in Blue and the Three Lions will face off at the Adelaide Oval in the second semi-final of the T20 World Cup 2022. Virat KohliThe love for Australia and Adelaide continues in full flow, with the batting maestro holding a string of world records in the semi-final clash.

30 runs away from this feat

When Virat Kohli comes out to bat against the mighty Three Lions, he will have a feat against the current ODI champions. Kohli is just 30 runs away from becoming the highest run-scorer against England in T20Is. Currently Australia’s T20I captain Aaron Finch Tops the list with 619 runs out of 16 at an average of 47.61. Kohli has scored 589 runs in 19 innings at an average of 39.26.

33 runs away from Brian Lara’s exploit
The former Indian captain is just 33 runs away from breaking the former West Indies legend’s world record. Kohli is just 34 runs away from Lara’s coveted record of most runs by a visiting player at the Adelaide Oval across all formats. Lara has scored 940 runs in 15 innings on the field and has an average of 67.14. Kohli has 907 runs in all three formats at an average of 75.58.

36 runs away from Aaron Finch
Apart from achieving the above record, Kohli has one more achievement. The former Indian captain is 36 runs away from the T20 captain of Australia to become the leading run scorer in shortest format cricket at the Adelaide Oval. Finch has scored 190 runs in 5 innings while Kohli has scored 154 runs in 2 innings.

42 runs away from historic feat
Kohli is not only eyeing the fun-hunting Adelaide Oval but is just 42 runs away from another historic feat. If the batting maestro scores 42 more runs, he will become the first player in the history of T20I cricket to score 4000 runs in the shortest format. Currently, Kohli has 3958 runs and leads the chart with compatriots Rohit SharmaWho has scored 3826 runs in T20Is.

Once, not big in the scoring sheet, Kohli’s place in the team was under the clouds. But the iconic batsman has made a surprising comeback in the Asia Cup 2022 and even more so in the current World Cup, where he averages 123. Kohli has scored 246 runs in the tournament and has 3 fifties to his name. He is also the highest run scorer in the tournament

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