A Twitter thread shows why Virat Kohli is one of the all-time greats of the game

Virat Kohli is the captain of the Indian cricket team in all three formats of the game. Recently, one report emerged claiming that Kohli has decided to step down as the Indian captain in the white-ball formats so that he can focus more on becoming the best batsman in the world. However, the same report proved to be untrue.

Soon after the report started spreading, the BCCI Treasurer Arun Dhumal stated that there were no meetings between Virat Kohli and the members of the BCCI to discuss anything about the captaincy. Meanwhile, to prove why Virat Kohli is one of the all-time greats of the sport, a fan prepared a special thread of tweets on his Twitter account.

The thread of tweets about Virat Kohli has gone viral

First of all, the Twitter user started off by saying in the first tweet that it is a thread of tweets and he mentioned that all tweets would be about proving why Kohli is one of the all-time greats of the game. Kohli’s fan mentioned that he would appreciate all fans who would retweet the thread.

So, in the second tweet, he started by mentioning the fact that Virat is the only player in the history of cricketer to have a batting average of more than 50 in all three formats. In the next tweet, he added that Kohli held the record for the Most Man of the Tournament Awards in ICC events, having won two.

Some exceptional achievements are next on the list

Furthermore, the fan mentioned that Virat was the only one with 8 ICC awards having won Player of the Decade, ODI player of the Decade, ODI player of the year 2012, ODI player of the year 2017, ODI player of the year 2018, Cricketer of the year 2017, Cricketer of the year 2018 and ICC spirit player award 2019.

The next six tweets also mentioned how Virat has many records to his name. One of the tweets highlighted that Kohli was the Fastest to reach 23,000 international runs in the history of 490 innings with an average of 55.28. Also, it was pointed out that Kohli had the most runs among Indian batsmen in ICC Finals. You can see the thread here:

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