Virat Kohli has brought up his 34th ODI ton as he looks to push South Africa continue to strike at regular intervals in the third ODI at the Newlands in Cape Town on Wednesday. Bhuvneshwar Kumar has joined Kohli in the middle.
In his 34th 100. He has hit 7 fours in the process that makes it 28 runs of the 100. This defines his fitness, he has been in the middle since the second over of the match and still running hard. Magnificent ton from the captain.
Virat Kohli has become the captain who has scored the most centuries in ODI cricket for Team India after scoring a century in the Cape Town one day. Kohli has left behind Former Captain Sourav Ganguly by scoring 12 ODI hundreds as captain. Ganguly had scored 11 centuries as Indian captain.
Kohli has now become the captain who has scored the most centuries from India in both ODIs and Test cricket. Kohli has scored 14 hundreds in 57 innings of Test cricket. Talking about world cricket, Kohli is the captain who has the most ODI centuries after Ricky Ponting (22), AB de Villiers (13).
By putting the 34th century of ODI career in Cape Town, Kohli has reached more closer to the record of Sachin Tendulkar’s centuries. The 29-year-old Indian cricketer has completed 55 centuries in international cricket.
Kohli is currently at the fifth position after Sachin Tendulkar (100), Ricky Ponting (71), Kumar Sangakkara (63) and Jacques Kallis (62). At the moment, apart from Kohli, all these four players have retired from international cricket, so there is more to Kohli’s record of reaching Sachin’s record.
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