IND vs SL: ‘Run machine’ Virat Kohli roared again, destroyed these 10 cool records with a fiery century
Records broken by Virat Kohli in India vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI: Virat Kohli batted explosively in the third ODI against Sri Lanka. Team India’s ‘run machine’ broke many big records.
India’s legendary batsman Virat Kohli’s bat roared fiercely on Sunday. He scored an unbeaten 166 off 110 balls in the third ODI against Sri Lanka. He hit 13 fours and 8 sixes. This is the 46th century innings of Kohli’s ODI career. He set a flurry of records on the basis of his innings. Let us tell you about 10 Dhansu records made by Kohli.
, Kohli has become the player to score the most ODI centuries against any one team. He has scored 10 centuries against Sri Lanka. He left Sachin behind. Sachin scored 9 ODI centuries against Australia.
, Kohli made the most dismissals in an ODI innings of his career and improved his personal record.
He made his highest score in ODI cricket on Indian soil. Kohli’s earlier highest score was 157 not out, which he made in Visakhapatnam.
Kohli has become the batsman to score most centuries on home ground. This was his 21st century. He surpassed Sachin, who scored 20 centuries.
– He has become the most 150+ scorer by a non-opener in men’s ODIs. He touched this figure 5 times while Vivian Richards of West Indies did so 3 times.
Kohli has joined the list of top-5 batsmen who scored the most runs in international cricket. He excluded former Sri Lankan cricketer Mahela Jayawardene from this list.
He became the fastest player to reach the 150-run mark in ODI cricket in India. He did this feat in 106 balls. The second number is George Bailey (109 balls), who did this in 2013.
– He is the third Indian player to score 150 or more runs in ODIs at a strike rate of 150+. Rohit Sharma and Ishaan Kishan are in the list before them.
Kohli has become only the second player to score 15 or more international centuries against two opposing teams. He did this against Sri Lanka and Australia. At the same time, Sachin scored 20 against Australia and 17 against Sri Lanka.
Kohli has become the fourth batsman in the world to complete 20,000 runs in bilateral matches. He touched this record as soon as he scored the 62nd run in his innings. Ahead of him are Sachin (22,960), Jacques Kallis (20,655) and Kumar Sangakkara (20,154).