Virat Kohli scored his 46th century in the last ODI.
Virat Kohli left behind Mahela Jayawardene in ODI format.
New Delhi. The last match of the ODI series between India and Sri Lanka is being played in Thiruvananthapuram. In this match, Team India won the toss and decided to bat first. India started very well. Young opener Shubman Gill scored his second century in ODIs. At the same time, the process of breaking records by Virat Kohli is also going on. Virat has achieved a big record in this match.
Virat is considered one of the greatest batsmen in the world. Virat had played a brilliant century in the first ODI against Sri Lanka. Kohli’s bat did not work in the second match. But in the last match, the run machine has run once again. Kohli has scored his 74th century in this match. At the same time, Kohli has taken another step towards the ODI record of former Indian legend Sachin. Master Blaster has 49 centuries in ODI cricket while Virat has 46 centuries to his name.
Mahela beat Jayawardene in ODIs
Virat Kohli has left behind former Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene in ODI cricket. Jayawardene has scored 12650 runs in 448 ODIs at an average of 33.37 in ODI cricket. At the same time, Virat Kohli has left him behind and made a place in the top-5 by playing only 267 matches. Virat is the only batsman in the top-10 who has achieved this feat in less than 300 matches. The run machine has scored over 12600 runs at an average of over 50.
Virat Kohli three centuries in 4 matches
Virat Kohli has contributed in a total of 4 ODIs since December 2022. In which in three matches, century innings have come out with the bat of the run machine. For three years, there was no century from Virat’s bat, but 2022 brought shine in Virat’s career. Centuries have started pouring in from Kohli’s bat.
FIRST PUBLISHED : January 15, 2023, 16:55 IST