Virat Kohli is the fifth Batsman to Score 3 or More Double Centuries in a Calendar Year. For someone who has played numerous sensational innings, by his own account, this one was ’emotional’ and ‘best innings in the format’. Only Sarfaraz Khan and Kedar Jadhav were to follow. The middle order was inexperienced, with KL Rahul playing only his third IPL game. RCB skipper Virat Kohli became the first Indian cricketer and seventh player overall to reach 9000 T20 runs during an IPL game against DC in Dubai on Monday. Kohli has scored 3 Centuries each in 2016 & 2017. However, Virat batted on. f ever there was a statue to be put up outside the Chinnaswamy stadium, the iconic picture of Virat Kohli pointing at the stitches in his finger would be the ideal prototype. Rahul Dravid scored 10,000 ODI runs after playing 10 years, 317 days while Kohli achieved this by playing just 10 years and 68 days. Only one batsman has scored more centuries than Kohli in all IPLs - five by Chris Gayle. @SeerviBharath. In his innings of 113 against Kings XI Punjab, he became the first batsman to complete 4000 runs in the IPL, going past Suresh Raina's tally of 3985. He pulled out his wide array of strokes once the team had a stable launching pad. Read about Virat Kohli's Profile, Latest News, Articles, Career updates only on ESPNcricinfo.com. With a total of 973 runs in 16 matches, Kohli … The middle order was inexperienced, with KL Rahul playing only his third IPL game. The genius of Kohli does not only lie in his ability, but also his resolve and character, something which was needed in abundance for an innings like the one against Punjab. RCB looted 65 off the last 5 overs, and Kohli with 15 off his last 5 balls raced to his first ever IPL century. In this article we revive those golden Virat Kohli centuries from IPL 2016. He smashed Adam Zampa and RP Singh for four sixes, and finished off the chase like only he could with 4 balls to spare. The score of 248 had batted Gujarat Lions out of the game. Kohli had a monumental task of building the innings as well as ensuring the run rate does not drop. Need anymore be said? Virat Kohli scored more than 20,000 runs at an average of over 50 in all formats -Test matches, One Day Internationals, and T-20 matches. Kohli decided to drop anchor, as he usually does. Batting Style. Dwayne Bravo took 32 wickets in 2013, the most ever in a season. 900 – Kohli became the first batsman to breach the 900-run mark in a single IPL season. In IPL 2016, Kohli was the peak of his powers which included four centuries for the RCB captain. With a wounded finger, with his team needing a win desperately, put in to bat in a rain-threatened game, the RCB skipper did the unthinkable, scoring a fourth century in a single IPL season; a feat never perceived, let alone being achieved. It is available in both print and e-book formats and available for world-wide shipping. On this day in 2016: Ind v Ban World T20 Thriller, De Villiers, Chris Gayle and a super over, KKR v RCB, Dream 11 IPL 2020: Team celebrates massive win. Entering the tournament, he was still in search of his maiden IPL hundred. 226 Kohli's strike rate in this innings of 113 off 50 balls, his highest in a T20 innings of 20 or more balls. Virat Kohli had a breakthrough season in 2016 when he scaled new heights. But they scored at least 10 runs in each of the last 12 overs of the innings; 18 or more runs in eight of those. Virat Kohli Stats and Latest Updates. In reply to the chase, Gujarat Lions lost wickets at the right intervals where wrecker-in-chief Chris Jordan (11/4) never allowed batsmen to stamp their authority on a batting-friendly wicket. Free €25 to Trade on a real account - no deposit required! The cricket erudite smashed 973 runs in a mere 16 matches at an average of 81.08 including 4 centuries. Rectify. 13.36 Run rate of the 147-run opening stand between Gayle and Kohli - second-highest in a century stand for first wicket in IPL. Virat Kohli has already broken the record for maximum runs scored by an individual in a single season of the IPL, surpassing Gayle’s 733 in 2012. The 2016 season of the IPL will always be bitter sweet for RCB fans. As it turns out, Kohli has been displaced out of his Top 3 status in ICC’s batsmen rankings by Australian batting star Marnus Labuschagne, who scored 426 runs throughout the four matches Down Under. In 2016, Kohli scored an unbelievable 973 runs in 16 games at an average of 81.08 and a strike rate of 152.03. Brendon McCullum and Dwayne Smith had scored 109 runs at 14.86 for Chennai Super Kings against Mumbai Indians at Wankhede Stadium in IPL 2015. Runs. A season in which he amassed 973 runs, a season in which he crossed the century mark an unimaginable four times. Virat Kohli … With 848 runs in 17 games, Warner had a stupendous 2016 edition. On the other hand, Rohit Sharma is the third highest run-scorer with 4898 runs in 183 innings. 4 Centuries for Kohli 14.06 Royal Challengers' run rate in this match - 211 runs from 15 overs - the highest for a team's innings of six or more overs in IPL. Virat Kohli scores 1,000 T20 runs in 2016 Currently, RCB are 36 for the loss of no wickets in four overs, with KL Rahul on 25, and Virat Kohli on 11 against SRH in IPL 2016. The opening stand worth 94 runs put RCB ahead of the game. Kohli scored an unbelievable four IPL centuries in 2016. Kohli, who is the leading run scorer of IPL 2016 with 865 runs to his credit after 12 matches, was trending everywhere on the social media as all his fans, cricketers, former cricketers and pundits got together to hail Kohli… 2042 Runs scored by Kohli in T20s at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. This is the first time he has had a strike rate of more than 200 in a T20 innings batting 20 or more balls. 5878. Stats highlights from the rain-hit match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kings XI Punjab in Bangalore, Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kings XI Punjab, IPL 2016, Bangalore, RCB surge to second after another Kohli ton, Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kings XI Punjab at Bengaluru, Readers recommend - Curated tweets by ESPNcricinfo. Virat was known to be a limited overs cricketer for a long time. Compared to Virat Kohli, David Warner batted under greater pressure and had less batting support in the 2016 IPL, which puts him on top in terms of Smart Runs BCCI In his innings of 113 against Kings XI Punjab, he became the first batsman to complete 4000 runs in the IPL, going past Suresh Raina's tally of 3985. Incidentally, Kohli had not scored any centuries in his first 180 T20 innings before making four centuries in nine innings. RCB had lost their top order. The bromance between Virat and AB De Villiers has been well documented over the years, and on this day, the two put together a stellar 229 runs, spanning 16 overs. That is what makes Kohli the best in the world. Virat Kohli won the Orange Cap with 973 runs with average of 81.08 and a strike rate of 152.03 by the end of IPL 2016. More runs: Raina or Kohli? On Thursday, they did not score more than six runs in any of the first three overs. We take a look back at the unforgettable four centuries through which T20 batting was assigned a new pinnacle. Michael Clarke had 4 in 2012, whereas Don Bradman in 1930, Ricky Ponting in 2003 & Brendon Mccullum in 2014 also had 3 Double Centuries in a year. Six wins in the second half proved to be a saving grace for them. Virat Kohli tops the IPL list for the highest run-scorers in an IPL season. But beyond all these numbers, five knocks have stood out for him in 2016: 82 off 51 against Australia in Mohali. It was the season which Virat Kohli made his own, displaying some of the most belligerent T20 batting ever seen consistently over a period of time. He plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL), and has been the team's captain since 2013. India Today Web Desk New Delhi May 18, 2016 UPDATED: May 19, 2016 16:23 IST. Having won only 2 out of the first 7 games, a loss would’ve turned all the remaining games into a virtual knockout. He needs only 81 more runs from a maximum of three matches to reach four figures. The day Kohli and De Villiers plundered boundary after boundary mercilessly. But his performances in Test cricket lately proves different. He played smart when Watson was going berserk and brought the required rate down to 10 for the last 5 overs. His run in IPL 2016, though, is the shiniest jewel in his crown of achievements. The win against Gujarat Lions gave Challengers a … Watson and AB De Villiers had been dismissed with the score on 59 in the eighth over of the innings. 47 Balls in which Kohli got to his hundred, which is his fastest among his four centuries. The day RCB fans would never forget. This is the first time that Virat Kohli has not featured in any of the top three positions in the ICC Test rankings for batsmen since 2016. After Watson’s dismissal, Kohli took over. Virat Kohli has been leading RCB from the front as he slammed his fourth hundred of the season and also becoming the first batsman in IPL history to go past the 800-run mark. Virat Kohli's dream run in 2016: 1940 international runs, 973 IPL runs To say that Virat Kohli has had a tremendous 2016 would be a huge understatement, and he still has five Test matches to go this year. Virat Kohli - Detailed Career IPL Stats, Info, Awards, IPL Records and Achievements at Cricketpedia. Virat Kohli Test Statistics Yearwise. His first century came off 63 balls against Gujarat Lions, second in 56 balls against Rising Pune Supergiants and third in 53 balls against Lions. 4002 Runs for Virat Kohli in his IPL career. 11 Scores of 75 or more for Kohli in T20s this year - most by a batsman in a calendar year. 4002 Runs for Virat Kohli in his IPL career. Watson and AB De Villiers had been dismissed with the score on 59 in the eighth over of the innings. Live. Gayle and Kohli also completed 2500 runs as a pair in T20s. Game Day: MI v RCB: Reflect. The day RCB won the game by a record margin of 144 runs. Royal challengers Bangalore were scrambling to keep themselves in contention for the playoffs. Download Images Watch Videos online Interestingly, all his hundreds so far were scored in the 2016 edition. Virat Kohli dominated the IPL 2016 season. Bold is Fit: High Intensity Home Workouts by RCB. Roar. Pandya’s strike rate in death? Virat Kohli IPL 2016 Record 900+ Runs and 4 hundreds - YouTube Rising Pune Supergiants had put up 191 on the board having batted first. Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore have not won the IPL title, having lost three times in the finals in 2009, 2011 and 2016. India's Virat Kohli is having arguably the greatest year ever for a batsman in the history of Twenty20 cricket, amassing 1,598 runs in just 28 matches for club and country. RCB had lost their top order. 2,981 runs – Total number of runs scored by RCB in the 2016 season of IPL. Having won only 2 of the first seven games, RCB finished second in the points table at the end of the league stage. The team came within a sniffing distance of its first IPL title but the trophy remained elusive. IPL Edition. Rohit vs RCB? He relied on his fitness in the scorching Rajkot heat, his ability to steal quick runs proving invaluable. Become a Trader! In the same encounter at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, both Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers scored centuries against Gujarat Lions taking the Royal Challengers Bangalore to a formidable score of 248 runs. He needs only 81 more runs from a maximum of three matches to reach four figures. Kohli vs Bumrah? Kohli had scored 108 off 58 balls. Virat Kohli scored his fourth and fastest century in T20s © BCCI. Virat has 514 runs more than Rohit and has also played 14 innings less than the Mumbai Indians’ captain. Before the start of the season, Kohli was fourth on the list. On 29 April 2016, the IPL Governing Council announced that all homes games of the Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiants after 2 May 2016, would be held at Visakhapatnam. Kohli has converted 11 of his 16 50-plus scores into scores of 75 or more this year in just 25 innings. IPL Flashback: Virat Kohli rules the roost in the 2016 edition of the league 4 Centuries for Kohli in this IPL - most by a player in a single T20 tournament. Gayle had 10 such scores in two years - 2011 and 2015. Kohli soon turned into a fan favourite even as runs flowed from his bat. His 973 runs included 38 gigantic sixes, the most in the season. Kohli and de Villiers have been breaking one record after another with every outing. That season would be remembered as the season of Kohli. Virat Kohli smashed his fourth hundred of IPL 2016 against Kings XI Punjab. IPL 2016 - Stats: Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers help RCB mow down KKR in their own den. Kohli has scored as many as four IPL centuries and 34 fifties in the IPL. Last Updated: 14th January, 2021 12:33 IST Virat Kohli's IPL Teammate Josh Philippe Named BBL's Top Run Getter With Blazing 64: WATCH Virat Kohli's Bangalore teammate Josh Philippe grabbed the top spot on the BBL 2021 highest run getters list with 337 runs in 10 matches … Matches: 85: Innings: 79: Runs: 2928: Average: 50.48: Strike Rate: 138.43: High Score: 94* 100s: 0: 50s: 25: Not Outs : 21: Virat Kohli has been a regular member of the top 10 run scorers in T20I. Now, let’s look into one of his favourite years in this format. Kohli decided to drop anchor, as he usually does. Kohli scoring 109, 57 of which came in the last 14 balls, 30 of which came in a single over by the hapless chinaman Shivil Kaushik. Kohli had a monumental task of building the innings as well as ensuring the run rate does not drop. advertisement. ICC Test rankings: Virat Kohli drops out of top 3 for the first time since 2016 Shubman Gill creates two MASSIVE all-time records after counterattacking 91 in Brisbane Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma spotted outside Mumbai clinic for 1st time after birth of baby IPL Season 2016 was best ever for virat kohli. By CricketCountry Staff But, there was something else that made the season special; not just for the Bangalore franchise and its fans, but for all cricket aficionados. Virat Kohli (Hindustani: [ʋɪˈraːʈ ˈkoːɦliː] (); born 5 November 1988) is an Indian cricketer and the current captain of the India national team.A right-handed top-order batsman, Kohli is regarded as one of the best contemporary batsmen in the world. The hard-hitting batsman has scored 919 runs in 14 games at an average of 91.90 with a strike rate of 152.40. He made 973 runs which is highest runs ever scored in one single IPL season. With that show of dominance, he showed that if one has the talent and the will to achieve something great, nothing is impossible. He became the first batsman to aggregate 2000 or more runs at a single venue in T20s. But two quick wickets including that of AB De Villiers brought the Supergiants back into the game. Virat Kohli's dream run in 2016: 1940 international runs, 973 IPL runs To say that Virat Kohli has had a tremendous 2016 would be a huge understatement, and he still has five Test matches … Before the start of the season, Kohli was fourth on the list. The Eliminator and Qualifier 2 would to be held at Delhi, and the final at Bangalore. 900 – Kohli became the first batsman to breach the 900-run mark in a single IPL season. And it was in 2016, when Kohli lit up franchise cricket's biggest extravaganza with a barrage of thunderous batting performances. The day King Kohli scored his third century in the 2016 season of the IPL. Virat Kohli scored a record-breaking 973 runs in the 2016 IPL, the most in a season. Only Sarfaraz Khan and Kedar Jadhav were to follow. Legendary cricketer Bishan Singh Bedi felicitates Indian captain Virat Kohli at Delhi Captain Felicitation ceremony during the DDCA's 1st Annual Conclave 2017 at Ferozshah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi. Bharath Seervi is stats sub-editor at ESPNcricinfo. The Nightwatchman - order the new issue now, Issue 17 of the Wisden cricket quarterly is a special edition celebrating The Oval. In their first seven matches, they did not have even one such stand. Chris Gayle had been dropped in favour of better team balance, with Travis Head chosen over the fan-favourite Gayle to lend solidity to the middle order. 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