At this moment it shows up a Herculean task yet Virat Kohli certainly has it in him to surmount the odds.

The India captain needs 129 keeps running in the third and last T20I against South Africa on Saturday to wind up just the second batsman in the historical backdrop of the diversion to score 1,000 worldwide keeps running on a solitary visit.

Kohli, who scored 286 and 558 keeps running in the preceding Test and ODI series, looked on course for the fulfillment of the point of reference in front of the T20I elastic, be that as it may, scores of 26 and 1 in the initial two diversions undermined his odds an extraordinary arrangement.

The chances are intensely stacked against him yet it’s unquestionably not past his abilities. For evidence, look no more remote than the ODI arrangement not long ago where he got three centuries and in the process turned out to be first batsman to score at least 500 keeps running in a two-sided 50-overs arrangement.

To date, the main batsman to score 1,000 worldwide keeps running on a solitary visit is West Indian great Sir Vivian Richards who scored 1,045 keeps running crosswise over four Tests and three ODIs against England in 1976.

The considerable Donald Bradman could have been the main batsman to arrive however he fell only 26 runs short in the 1930 Ashes.

Kohli’s odds aside, India – at Cape Town’s Newlands – hope to win their second progressive constrained overs arrangement in South Africa having just guaranteed the ODI elastic 5-1.

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