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Who is the King of cricket?

Who is the King of cricket?

Who is the King of cricket: Cricket is no longer just a game; it’s an emotion for all the players and the fans all around the world.  

The game of gentlemen is the second most popular sport in the world with the popularity of over 2.5 billion in terms of total number of fans.  

Many players have made their presence felt since the inception of this wonderful game with their outstanding ability to play the game, and the fans have given and will continue to give nicknames to cricketers based on their skills and aura on and off the field. 

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Today we will discuss the player who is widely regarded as the king of cricket and why so?  

King is the biggest profile in every department/area or region, and as the title carries a great deal of responsibility, one cannot give the title ‘King’ to any random person but only to those who truly embody that persona. 

And in cricket, it is Indian player Virat Kohli, who holds this title. Yes, Virat Kohli is the king of cricket.  

Who is the King of cricket?
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First and foremost, his skills, and how he handles the situation and giving his 100% to make his side win are the biggest factors that make him the best in modern-day cricket.  

And, as records don’t lie, if they look at his records, it’s no surprise that they’ll his become instant fans. 

Format MatNORunsHSAvgSR100s50s
Test 113118848254*49.1555.5629306s
One-Day Internationals292441384818358.6793.585072
Twenty20 Internationals118314038122*51.11137.95137

Kohli has recently hit the most number of ODI centuries mark and now stands at 50, which is from now on looking a tough task to beat for any batter in the future. And as Kohli is still pretty active in cricket, he will likely to smash a few more tons.  

While he is the second highest in the list of most centuries in international cricket after another Indian Sachin Tendulkar, who is known as the ‘God of cricket’.  

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Over the years, Kohli has shown the world how to change the course of the game with self-belief, and his skill of converting fifties to hundred and remained unbeaten in many winnings causes while batting at number 3, is a testimony of his caliber.  

He recently received the ICC ODI player of the year award for his outstanding run in 2023. The 35-year-old scored 1377 at an average of 72.47 and at a strike-rate 99.13 including six centuries. 

Who is the King of cricket?

Kohli also holds the record of winning highest ICC awards as an individual with 10 ICC awards. The smashing batter has also the part of India’s 2011 World Cup and 2013 Champions Trophy winning teams.  

Vineet Vashisht
Vineet Vashisht
Experienced News-writer and presenter with a demonstrated history of working in the sports industry.

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