Virat Kohli and his Love Affair with Adelaide Oval

Happy Birthday Virat Kohli: The former Indian skipper turns 34 today i.e. November 5. Virat loves playing at the Adelaide Oval. Kohli has scored the most runs at this venue for Team India, and he never disappoints inside the Adelaide Oval stadium.
Happy Birthday Virat Kohli
Happy Birthday Virat Kohli

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Happy Birthday Virat Kohli
Happy Birthday Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has been a gem of Indian cricketing history. He has been a pillar of the Indian batting and a backbone as well. Many times, Virat has single-handedly taken India to memorable wins.

In this T20 World Cup 2022, Kohli has shown his extraordinary form. The King has scored 220 runs in four T20I matches played till now, which are the most in this tournament so far. 

Kohli has also smashed three half-centuries in the T20 WC 2022 event, which is also the most by any player.

His knock against Pakistan in the first game of the T20 World Cup 2022 at Melbourne Cricket Ground was an extraordinary effort that allowed India to win the match in the most dramatic way ever.  

Apart from failing against South Africa, the Indian Run Machine has slammed half-centuries against The Netherlands and Bangladesh.

Indian Skipper Virat Kohli
Indian Skipper Virat KohliImage Credit: Twitter

The match versus the Bangla Tigers was played at Virat’s favourite stadium in Australia, Adelaide Oval. Today we shall relive the stats of Kohli at Adelaide Noval on the eve of his 34th Birthday.

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Virat Kohli has scored the most runs at Adelaide Oval in all three formats

Virat Kohli
Virat KohliImage Credit: Getty

Some players love certain venues, and the former skipper Kohli has loved the Adelaide Oval venue. Whenever he plays at this particular stadium, he never disappoints.

The Australian conditions suit Kohli the most, and he is making the most of it in this edition of the T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia. 

In the red ball format matches, VK has the highest Test runs for India at Adelaide Oval - 

In just four Test matches and eight innings played at the Adelaide Oval, Virat has scored 509 runs. He has even smashed three centuries at this venue, which is the most by any Indian batter in Test matches.

His average at this is 63.62, and he has also slammed one half-century to his name at the Adelaide Oval.

King Kohli is the second-highest run-getter in ODI format at Adelaide Oval

In the fifty overs format, another Indian former captain MS Dhoni holds the record for scoring the most runs at the Adelaide Oval.

But joining him in the second position is Virat Kohli. The King has scored 244 runs in four matches and four innings of the one-day international format.

He has scored two centuries, which is also the most; his average is 61, and his strike rate is 83.84 at this venue.

Kohli is the only Indian batter who has scored over a hundred runs in T20I Format at Adelaide Oval

Happy Birthday Virat Kohli
Happy Birthday Virat Kohli

In the shortest format, Virat Kohli again holds the record for scoring the most runs at the Adelaide Oval by an Indian batter, and he is ranked third for scoring the most runs at this venue in the overall list.

In just two T20 International matches and two innings, Virat has amassed 154 runs with two half-centuries, which is also the most at this venue by any Indian batter, with the Aussie Skipper Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell, they have scored two half-centuries each at this stadium in the overall list. Kohli had a strike rate of 155.55. 

907 Runs are the most runs at Adelaide Oval combined across three formats

Virat Kohli has amassed 907 runs in all three formats combined at the Adelaide Oval, which is the most by any Indian batter. VK is the 16th player in the overall list of scoring the most runs at this venue in Test matches, ODI games and T20 International Format.

Kohli had scored five centuries and three half-centuries in all three formats. His average across the formats is 75.58, the fourth best at this venue. 

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