India versus Pakistan, Asia Cup 2022: Virat Kohli presently has the most fifty or more scores throughout the entire existence of T20I cricket. His thump included four limits and a six.
Virat Kohli had returned to his best on Sunday as he hit a second progressive 50 years in the Asia Cup with a 60-run thump against Pakistan. The previous Indian cricket crew chief arrived at the 50 years mark in only 36 balls. For the Indian cricket fans, it was a welcome sight as Kohli had been doing combating lean fix of late. Kohli presently has the most fifty or more scores throughout the entire existence of T20I cricket. His thump included four limits and a six. This was his 32nd 50 years in T20Is. Kohli arrived at the 50 years mark with a six off Mohammad Hasnain.
With Kohli’s 50 years, countryman Rohit Sharma has been wrecked to second number as he has 31 fifty or more scores, including four centuries.
He is trailed by Babar Azam of Pakistan (27 fifty or more scores including 100 years), Veteran Australian opener David Warner (23), New Zealand’s Martin Guptill (22) and Ireland opener Paul Stirling (21).
Presently in 102 matches, Kohli has scored 3,462 runs at a normal of 50.91. He has scored 32 half-hundreds of years in the arrangement, with 94* being his best score. His strike rate in this arrangement is 137.10.
Coming to the match, Pakistan picked to handle first subsequent to winning the throw. Virat Kohli’s rankling 60 and 54-run opening stand between Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul directed India to 181/7 against main opponents Pakistan in the second match of the Super Four phase of the continuous Asia Cup 2022 here at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Sunday.
Virat Kohli was in his best structure as he crushed 60 runs in 44 conveyances, while Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul scored 28 runs each setting a strong starting point for the Indian group. For Pakistan Shadab Khan packed away two wickets while Mohammad Nawaz, Haris Rauf and Naseem Shah scalped one wicket each.