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Dec 30, 2023

Virat Kohli's top achievements in 2023


The run machine

Batting maestro Virat Kohli had an outstanding 2023, where he excelled across formats. From Tests, to ODI World Cup to IPL, the run-machine rewrote a plethora of records.

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The best at World Cup

Kohli had a stupendous ODI World Cup at home as he finished the tournament as the highest run-scorer for the first time. Kohli raked up 765 runs in 11 matches in the competition at an average of 95.62.

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3 tons at World Cup

At the ODI World Cup, Kohli smashed three tons and 6 half-centuries during India's run to the final.

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At the World Cup, Kohli also became the first ever batter to notch up 50 centuries in the ODI format. He brought up the milestone against the Kiwis in the semi-final.

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Going past the legend!

With the 50th ODI ton, Kohli also broke legendary Sachin Tendulkar's (49) record of most tons in the format.

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1500 runs at cricket's carnival

Kohli also became the second Indian player after Sachin Tendulkar to complete 1500 runs in the ODI World Cup.

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500 matches for the country

Earlier in the year, during the Test against West Indies, Kohli became the fourth player to represent India in 500 international matches.

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First ever to score 7000 IPL runs

In the IPL 2023, Kohli became the first batter to score 7000 runs in the world's biggest T20 league. Kohli, who started playing IPL in 2008 for RCB, brought up the landmark in the league game against Delhi Capitals.

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Fastest to Mount 13,000

The fastest man to 10,000 ODI runs, Kohli, during the 2023 Asia Cup also became the fastest to score 13,000 runs in the format. Kohli brought up the feat in the clash against Pakistan.

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