Former Indian skipper and modern-day batting great Virat Kohli is currently enjoying a golden run of form with the bat in the ongoing ODI World Cup 2023. He has scored 354 runs in 5 innings of the 5 matches, he played with a sensational average of 118.00, including a century and 3 half-centuries.
Meanwhile, Kohli also made it to the media headlines recently. It all happened after he met the Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu in Dharamsala. Virat Kohli met Himachal CM Sukhu after the India vs New Zealand clash at the HPCA Stadium in Dharamsala on Sunday, October 22.
Meanwhile, CM Sukhu praised Team India for their excellent run of form in the ongoing edition of the ODI World Cup. Notably, the men in blue have won all of the five matches, they played in the tournament so far. He also scored 95 runs off 104 balls to help India win by 4 wickets against New Zealand in the all-important match.
Virat Kohli nearing a new World record in history of ODI cricket
Notably, Virat Kohli has achieved a lot of milestones in the current edition of the ODI World Cup. He has now scored 1394 runs in the 31 matches of the ODI World Cup, averaging 55.36 with the highest score of 107 runs. He is currently the fourth-highest run-scorer in the history of the ODI World Cup and the second-highest run-scorer for India in the ODI World Cup.
Kohli has currently scored 48 ODI centuries, and is just two centuries behind breaking the World record of 49 ODI centuries, which is currently to the name of former legendary Indian batter Sachin Tendulkar.
Now, Virat Kohli will be in action for India in the next match of their ODI World Cup 2023 campaign. Rohit Sharma’s men will play against the defending champions, England in the next match at the Ekana Stadium in Lucknow on Sunday, October 29.