Kohli has thus far scored three fifties, together with the one in opposition to Bangladesh on Wednesday, within the ongoing showpiece to turn into the very best run-scorer in T20 World Cup historical past, surpassing former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene’s complete of 1,016 runs.
“Over 1000 runs in T20 World Cups at a mean of over 80, I’m not in a position to get my head round this,” Watson mentioned on Star Sports.
“T20 cricket is a high-risk sport, high-risk batting and to assume that he can do it on the greatest event, averaging a lot and successful so many video games for his nation.
“He is a freak and people statistics are tremendous freakish. It’s unbelievable that you may bat in such a high-risk format and rating persistently. It’s ridiculous.”
Kohli has scored 220 runs with knocks of 82 not out, 62 not out, 12 and an unbeaten 64 in opposition to Bangladesh.
Jayawardene scored his runs from 31 innings however Kohli took solely 23 to raised him.
With Kohli going sturdy, India grabbed the highest spot in Group 2.