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Virat Kohli creates history, breaks T20 record

CricketVirat Kohli creates history, breaks T20 record

Srinagar: Superstar batter Virat Kohli is breaking record after record and on Monday registered another massive T20 record in his favour.

During the game between Royal Challengers Bengaluru and Punjab Kings at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in the ongoing IPL 2024, Virat Kohli become the Indian player with the most catches in T20 cricket. The record was previously held by former India batsman Suresh Raina.

Both of them were level on 172 catches before Virat Kohli broke the record.
Kohli achieved the milestone when he took Jonny Bairstow’s catch. Rohit Sharma is at the third spot with 167 catches followed by Manish Pandey and Suryakumar Yadav who have taken 146 and 136 catches respectively.

Indian fielders with the most catches in Men’s T20 cricket

173 – Virat Kohli
172 – Suresh Raina
167 – Rohit Sharma
146 – Manish Pandey
136 – Suryakumar Yadav

The overall record is held by former West Indies allrounder Kieron Pollard who has taken a staggering 362 catches so far. No other fielder has managed to touch the 300 catch so far. David Miller is second with 290 catches followed by Dwayne Bravo (271), Shoaib Malik (225), and Alex Hales (221) in the top five. In the overall list, Kohli is at the 15th spot.

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