It’s been a bad phase going for Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli in all formats of the game. The Indian skipper, who is known for his century-hitting ability, has not scored a single century since November 2019. Kohli’s last century came against Bangladesh at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata. He scored 136 runs in the day-night Pink ball test match.
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However, just like the previous year, this year also Kohli has not scored a lot of runs what he loved to do. In this 2021 year, Kohli has aggregated 964 runs in 30 innings. He has played with an average of 37.07 which is very low according to his standards. He has registered the highest score of 80* and smashed 10 half-centuries during this year.
However, let’s take a deep look at each of the innings that Kohli has played during this 2021 year.
Virat Kohli’s International runs in 2021
India tour of England, 2021
1st Test: Kohli has scored 11(48) and 72(104) runs at Chennai.
2nd Test: Kohli has scored 0(5) and 62(149) runs at Chennai.
3rd Test: Kohli has smashed 27(58) runs at Ahmedabad.
4th Test: Kohli has scored 0(8) at Ahmedabad.
1st T20I: 0(5) at Ahmedabad.
2nd T20I: 73*(49) runs at Ahmedabad.
3rd T20I: 77(*46) runs at Ahmedabad.
4th T20I: 1(5) runs at Ahmedabad.
5th T20I: 80*(52) runs at Ahmedabad.
1st ODI: 56(60) runs at Maharastra.
2nd ODI: 66(79) runs at Maharastra.
3rd ODI: 7(10) runs at Maharastra.
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ICC World Test Championship Final 2021
Kohli has scored 44(132) runs in the 1st innings and 13(29) runs in the 2nd innings at the Lord’s.
England tour of India, 2021
1st Test: Kohli scored 0(1) in the 1st innings at Trent bridge.
2nd Test: 42(103) in the 1st innings and 20(31) in the 2nd innings at the Lords.
3rd Test: 7(17) in the 1st innings and 55(125) in the 2nd innings at Headingly.
4th Test: 50(96) in the 1st innings and 44(96) in the 2nd innings at The Oval.
ICC T20 Cricket World Cup, 2021
Pakistan: Kohli has scored 57(49) runs in the first game against Pakistan in Dubai.
New Zealand: 9(17) runs in the second game in Dubai.
Scotland: 2*(2) runs in the fourth game in Dubai.
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India tour of New Zealand, 2021
1st Test: Virat Kohli has scored 0(4) in the 1st innings and 36(84) runs in the 2nd innings at Kanpur.
South Africa tour of India, 2021-22
1st Test: Virat Kohli has scored 35(94) runs in the 1st innings and 18(32) runs in the 2nd innings at the Centurian.