After scripting a brand new document, Virat Kohli bowed all the way down to Sachin Tendulkar.© X (Twitter)
Virat Kohli lastly discovered his night time of reckoning and glory because the India batter slammed his fiftieth ODI century on Wednesday to script a brand new all-time document. Kohli achieved the feat in the course of the Cricket World Cup semi-final conflict towards New Zealand on the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The 35-year-old batter had equalled Sachin Tendulkar‘s document of 49 ODI centuries earlier this month in the course of the group stage recreation towards South Africa at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
On Wednesday, Kohli reached the landmark when he labored Kiwis pacer Lockie Ferguson to sq. leg for a double, shifting from 98 to 100.
After crossing the 100-run mark to script a brand new document, Kohli bowed all the way down to Tendulkar, who was sitting within the stands. Tendulkar too acknowledged Kohli’s gesture as he clapped and hailed the previous for attaining the feat.
Kohli’s knock got here to an finish in forty fourth over. He scored 117 off 113 balls.
Kohli additionally grew to become the best scorer in a single version of a World Cup, surpassing Sachin Tendulkar (673 runs in 2003) throughout India’s semifinal towards New Zealand.
Throughout his unbeaten innings, Kohli bettered Tendulkar’s document which he had created within the 2003 version of the World Cup , was hosted by South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Kenya.
(With PTI Inputs)
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