EDICRIC | Cricket | Virat Kohli scores 73rd international century, India won first ODI
Virat Kohli scores 73rd international century, India won first ODI
Virat Kohli reached triple figures off 80 deliveries, after scoring his fifty off 47 deliveries in India’s 1st ODI against Sri Lanka.
73rd International century
Virat Kohli on Tuesday drew another step nearer towards equalling Sachin Tendulkar’s record of scoring the most number of hundreds in One-Day Internationals. In the first ODI against Sri Lanka in Guwahati, Kohli pummeled his 73rd international hundred, and his 45th in the format. He is just four hundreds from equalling Tendulkar, who scored 49 ODI tons during his famous playing profession. The 34-year-old arrived at triple figures off 80 balls.
He arrived at the 100-run mark with a solitary on the second ball of the 47th over. In the wake of accomplishing the achievement, a pumped up Kohli jumped celebration, and furthermore pointed towards the sky.
Kohli, equaled the record of Tendulkar
Kohli presently has 20 ODI tons at home, and equalled the record of Tendulkar, who also has 20 centuries in the arrangement at home – most by any player.
Kohli, fastest 12500 ODI runs
Kohli, 73rd international hundred ton, Kohli additionally turned into the quickest to score 12500 ODI runs in 257 innings. Kohli presently is four tons shy of Sachin’s record of 49 ODI tons.
Kohli, who was prior dropped two times, was in the end excused on 113 off 87 balls, crushing 12 fours and six.
Partnership, 143 runs first wicket
The pair added 143 runs for the principal wicket. Gill was excused on 70 while Rohit passed up his hundred years, getting out on 83.
His thumped assisted India with posting a mammoth all out of 373/7 out of 50 overs. Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka scored brilliant 108 not-out.India’s 67-run win over Sri Lanka in the first ODI of the three-match series.