Virat Kohli celebrates after reaching the century mark towards Pakistan in Asia Cup 2023© AFP
Indian cricket crew star batter Virat Kohli surpassed Sachin Tendulkar to realize a sensational file in ODI cricket in the course of the Asia Cup 2023 match between India and Pakistan on Monday. The 34-year-old turned the quickest to succeed in 13,000 runs in ODI cricket as he reached the milestone in his 267th innings. The world file beforehand belonged to legendary India batter Sachin Tendulkar, who achieved the feat in 321 innings however Kohli was capable of shatter the present file with a superb knock towards Pakistan. Australia nice Ricky Ponting is third within the record as he took 341 innings to attain 13,000 ODI runs. (India vs Pakistan: Asia Cup Live updates)
Virat Kohli finally stayed unbeaten on 122 (94b) whereas KL Rahul ended on unbeaten 111* (106b) as India scored a large 356/2 in 50 overs towards Pakistan in a vital Tremendous 4 match.
This was Virat Kohli’s 4 successive century on the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. His scores from the final three matches on the venue reads 128*(119b), 131(96b) and 110*(116b).
Virat Kohli and KL Rahul additionally set a brand new Asia Cup (ODI) file as they stitched a 233-run stand. The broke the file of Pakistan’s Mohammad Hafeez and N Jamshed, who scored a 224-run stand towards India in 2012. Virat Kohli now has equalled Sri Lanka nice Kumar Sangakkara’s file of 4 centuries in Asia Cup. Solely Sanath Jayasuriya (6) has extra tons within the continental occasion.
The duo’s efficiency was praised by Shubman Gill.
“Very particular for us. He (Rahul) was taking part in his first match after getting back from damage and to have the ability to rating a century in these situations was fairly magnificent,” he stated.
“Clearly Virat Bhai additionally accomplished his century and bought to 13000 runs which reveals his nice inspiration to all of us. The ball was doing a little bit bit within the preliminary interval they usually additionally bowled properly with the brand new ball, however it was essential for us to take them on and put the dangerous balls away to place the strain again on them.
“I believe he (Shaheen) was attempting to assault the wickets and I needed to indicate intent, labored for me yesterday. There is a little bit of seam motion and as soon as the ball will get older now we have to combine it up with slower ones, I discovered it tough after they have been mixing up their size and tempo.”
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