Virat Kohli on the Brink of Becoming the First Indian to Score 9,000 Runs in T20s, Likely to Achieve the Feat During India vs New Zealand T20I Series 2020
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For Virat Kohli when it comes to records, the Indian captain doesn’t chase them but they chase him. Now ahead of the five-match T20I series against New Zealand, Virat Kohli is all set to break yet another record. The Indian cricket captain could be the first Indian to have scored 9,000 runs in the T20Is. Captain Kohli is just 205 runs away from becoming the first-ever Indian to get 9,000 runs in T20s. Only five players have achieved this milestone in their career. Virat Kohli 81 Runs Away From Breaking This MS Dhoni Record Ahead of IND VS NZ T20I Series 2020. 

If the Indian cricket captain gets 205 runs in the five-match T20I series, Kohli will join the league of prolific players like Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard, Brendon McCullum, Shoaib Malik and David Warner. The Indian cricket captain has so far made 2689 runs in the shortest format of the game with the highest score of 94 runs. In 77 matches, Virat Kohli batted an average of 52.73. The Indian skipper so far has not scored a single century in the T20Is. As of now, Kohli has scored 2,689 runs in T20Is in just 78 matches at a strike rate of 138.53. And in total, the Indian skipper has 8,795 runs under his belt in the shortest format of the game. India vs New Zealand 1st T20I.

Virat Kohli is chasing yet another record in the five-match T20I series as he is just 81 runs from surpassing MS Dhoni. The former Indian captain has scored 1,112 runs in the T20Is as the skipper of India, whereas Kohli has 1,032 runs in the shortest format of the game. The right-hander will be looking forward to breaking a plethora of records. The first game between India and New Zealand will be held on January 24, 2020.