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Virat Kohli Meets Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu

Indian cricket team’s stalwart batter Virat Kohli met Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Thakur Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu in Dharamshala. During this meet, there was a discussion about cricket and CM Sukhu congratulated Kohli for playing the match-winning innings against New Zealand at the Dharamshala Cricket Stadium. He also went on to extend good wishes on behalf of himself and the people of the state to the Indian team for keeping its unbeaten run in the World Cup campaign intact.

Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu said that the Indian team is in excellent form. He has full hope that team India is a strong contender to win the World Cup this time.

It is the heartfelt wish of every Indian that Team India wins the World Cup once again. During this, Himachal Pradesh Congress in-charge Rajiv Shukla, co-in-charge Tejendra Bittu, Chief Minister’s political advisor Sunil Sharma, and MLA Sudhir Sharma were also present.

In the record-breaking clash against New Zealand, Kohli scored 95 in 104 balls. His knock consisted of eight fours and two sixes. He missed on his record-equaling 49th ODI century, which would have helped him equal Sachin Tendulkar’s record.

In 31 ICC Cricket World Cup matches, Virat has scored 1,384 runs at an average of 55.36. He has scored three centuries and nine fifties in 31 innings, with the best score of 107. He is the fourth-highest run-scorer in tournament history and India’s second-highest.

Coming to the ICC Champions Trophy, he has scored 529 runs in 13 matches at an average of 88.16, with five fifties in 12 innings. His best score is 96*. He is the 11th highest-scorer in tournament history and India’s fourth.

In 27 ICC T20 World Cup matches, he has scored 1,141 runs at an average of 81.50, with 14 fifties in 25 innings and a best score of 89*. He is the highest run-scorer in the tournament’s history.

Overall, in 71 ICC white-ball event games, Virat has scored 3,054 runs at an average of 67.86, with three centuries and 28 fifties.

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