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Ranked Virat Kohli Best Innings In T20 Cricket

Ranked Virat Kohli Best Innings In T20 Cricket

Virat Kohli is the only player whose average is above 50 in all three formats. For Virat Kohli playing some of the best innings in T20 is just a piece of cake

Kohli’s expansive talent and ability to go berserk in any format of the game has seen him be regarded as the one of the most ruthless and lethal players of the last decade. He has already scored 70 hundred on the International stage so far and seems unstoppable at the moment.

Although Kohli has never scored a century in T20 Internationals, he has played some ravishing innings for India which can never be forgotten. Below are the best innings the Indian captain has delivered in T20 internationals.

Best Virat Kohli Innings In T20

1. 82* v Australia (2016)

India faced Australia in the 2016 T20 world cup in the group stage match. It was a virtual knockout match for both teams with the team winning this match playing in the semi-finals.

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Australia set up a target of 161 with India going onto dwindle as they lost 3 quick wickets.
In the last three overs, India required 39 runs and Kohli went onto slash two overs for 35 to take India past the finishing line.

2. 94* vs West Indies (2019)

This series is remembered for the verbal fight between Kesrick Williams and Virat Kohli rather than the records. Kohli pumped himself up after the war of words with Keswick Williams and started smashing the West Indian bowlers out of the ground. After a very slow start to his innings, Kohli made 94* off 50 balls.

Virat hammered 57 runs in his last 22 balls to chase down the target of 208.

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3. 90* vs Australia 2016

Virat Kohli has gone onto produce many great innings while both batting first and chasing. This knock is said to have started his alluring record as he went onto tailor an unbeaten 90 in Adelaide. Kohli’s innings boosted India’s total to 188 and secured an easy win for the side on Aussie soil.

4. 72* vs South Africa 2014

Chasing 173 runs against the strongest team of the tournament, India found themselves in a soup as they needed 93 runs to win in 10 overs on a slow Dhaka track. However undeterred, Kohli went onto make 72 runs off just 44 balls with his last 55 runs needing a scanty 28 balls.

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5. 70* vs West Indies 2019

India batted first on the red soil pitch of Wankhede Stadium with the Indian openers stitching a135 run partnership. After the first wicket fell, Virat walked onto the ground and smashed his fastest fifty in T20. Virat Kohli scored 70* in just 29 balls with a strike rate of 241.37.

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