Ruturaj Gaikwad: The last match of the 5 T20I series to be played between India and Australia will be played on Sunday (3 December) at the M Chinnaswamy Cricket Stadium in Bangalore. In this match, India’s 26-year-old opener Ruturaj Gaikwad will have a chance to break a big record of Virat Kohli.
Kohli’s record can be achieved Ruturaj Gaikwad
Virat Kohli is the Indian batsman who has scored the most runs in a bilateral T20I series. However, Gaikwad is now close to Kohli after breaking this record. If the young batsman scores just 19 runs on the Bangalore ground, he will surpass Kohli.
Kohli had achieved the feat of scoring 231 runs in the 5 T20 match series against England in the year 2021. Apart from this, in the five-match series being played against Australia, Gaikwad has so far achieved the feat of scoring 213 runs in 4 matches with the help of one century and one half-century. During this period his average was 71 and strike rate was 166. Let us tell you that Ruturaj had returned to the pavilion in the first match of the series without playing any ball.
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5 Indian batsmen who have scored the most runs in a bilateral T20I series
Currently Virat Kohli is on top with 231 runs. KL Rahul is at second place in this list. This young batsman had achieved the feat of scoring 224 runs against the Kiwi team. While Ruturaj Gaikwad is at third place in the list with 213 runs.
Ishan Kishan is at fourth place among the Indian batsmen who have scored the most runs in bilateral T20 series. Khabbu the batsman had recently scored 206 runs against South Africa while Shreyas Iyer is at fifth place with 204 runs.
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