IND vs NED: India is having a dream run in the ICC World Cup 2023. The Men in Blue have won 8 games on the trot and have qualified for the semi-finals as well. They will finish the group stage at No.1 on the table. The real and toughest challenge will begin for them now as they will be seen in the semi-finals. But before that, they will take on the Netherlands on 12th November in Bengaluru.
IND vs NED: Virat Kohli equals Sachin Tendulkar’s ODI centuries
IND vs NED: Indian batter Virat Kohli was at his exceptional best during the game against South Africa at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. The batter oozed his class and made everyone present there stand and applaud him for his magnificent innings on his birthday (5th November).
On a pitch that was difficult to score on, Virat Kohli proved why is he rated as the best in the world. He handled the difficult conditions quite well and rotated the strike so well. The batter smashed a magnificent century and ended with the knock of unbeaten 101 runs.
This was Virat Kohli’s second century in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2023 and he became the second-leading run-getter in the tournament. However, the century wasn’t just his other tons. It was special as he equalled his icon Sachin Tendulkar’s record of most centuries in the ODIs.
Virat Kohli now has 49 tons to his name and is just one century away from breaking Sachin Tendulkar’s record. With the way, he’s batting, it’s fair to say that he might achieve the feat in the IND vs NED game. It’ll be a historic moment for the entire country if he does that.
IND vs NED: Virat Kohli shatters 5 other records along with equalling Sachin Tendulkar’s ODI centuries
IND vs NED: Not only, Virat Kohli equalled Sachin Tendulkar’s record. But he also broke quite a few records. He became the fastest batter to score 49 tons as he achieved the feat in 289 games. Apart from this he also became the first player to complete 50 hundreds in white ball cricket.
Virat Kohli also completed 500 runs in the ICC World Cup 2023 and now has the 2nd most 50+ plus scores in ODIs. The batter has 70 fifty-plus scores. The right-hander also Completed 6000 runs in India in ODIs and became the the 3rd highest run-getter in World Cups.
Records of Virat Kohli after IND vs SA:
– Fastest 49 hundreds in ODI
– First player to complete 50 hundreds in white ball cricket
– Completed 500 runs in WC 2023
– 2nd most 50+ plus score in ODIs
– Completed 6000 runs in India in ODIs
– Becomes the 3rd highest run getter in World Cups