Rohit Sharma vs Virat Kohli – A Comparison

Updated on: Sep 5, 2022 11:02 am IST

  • Rohit Sharma vs Virat Kohli

    Rohit Sharma vs Virat Kohli is a topic of hot debate among cricket fans. The duo has been making a name for the Indian team for a better part of decade. One of the best batsmen of the their generation, both have graced the game together and have been part of some of the historic moments of India cricket together. After winning the Champions Trophy together in 2013, they both have forged a reputation as true class players and leaders for both national and franchise side.

    Rohit Sharma vs Virat Kohli in ODI

    Virat Kohli Record Rohit Sharma
    262 Matches 233
    12344 Runs 9376
    64 50 45
    43 100 29
    57.68 Average 48.58
    183 Best 264

    In ODI cricket it is hard to make a case on who is the better player. While Virat Kohli‘s number speaks volumes, it is hard to overlook the record set by Rohit Sharma in ODI. While Virat has 43 ODI hundreds and holds edge, it is Rohit’s World record score of 264 that looks far from being broken. In comparison to Virat’s 43 hundreds, Rohit has three double tons in the ODI format.

    Rohit Sharma vs Virat Kohli in T20I

    Virat Kohli Record Rohit Sharma
    99 Matches 132
    3308 Runs 3487
    30 50 27
    0 100 4
    50.12 Average 32.28
    94* Best 118

    Again it is hard to a make a case of either of them, but Rohit hods the edge with highest runs not just in the head-to-head but overall in T20Is. Both players have scored more than 3000 runs in the shortest format. While Rohit has four hundreds in the T20Is, Virat is yet to score a hundred in the T20I format.

    Rohit Sharma vs Virat Kohli in Test

    Virat Kohli Record Rohit Sharma
    102 Matches 45
    8074 Runs 3137
    28 50 14
    27 100 8
    49.53 Average 46.13
    254* Best 212

    While Rohit has an edge to Virat in the white-ball format format, it is Virat who runs as a clear winner in Test format. Virat has more than 8000 runs in the Test format, While Rohit has little over 3000 runs. Also when it comes to captaining the side in the Test format, Virat has led India to 40 wins, a record tally for any Indian captain. Rohit in his two matches in charge in the Test format has won both. Virat betters Rohit in all terms of comparison, whether it is runs, average, best, or 100’s.

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