Virat Kohli with Babar Azam throughout World Cup 2023© AFP
Days after Virat Kohli reached the milestone of fifty ODI centuries, former Pakistan cricketer Kamran Akmal mentioned that Babar Azam might break the star Indian participant’s document. Talking on a Pakistani information channel ‘ARY Information’, Akmal mentioned that solely the highest three batters can break the document of fifty ODI centuries and added that Babar might do it. The previous Pakistan participant added that Indian opener Shubman Gill may also chase the document of fifty ODI centuries.
“Vo (document) top-3 waale he tod sakte hai 50 hundred ka. Center-order batsman nahi tod payega. Hamare paas Babar (Azam) hai vo kar sakta hai. High-3 mein khelta hai. Unke paas abhi (Shubman) Gill hai, vo peeche lag sakta hai is document ke (Solely the highest three batters can break the document of fifty ODI centuries and the middle-order cannot break it. We’ve got Babar Azam who can break it. They’ve Shubman Gill who can chase the document),” Akmal mentioned on ARY Information.
Kohli surpassed Sachin Tendulkar to turn out to be the primary participant within the historical past of ODI cricket to attain 50 centuries. Moments later Virat’s gesture stole the present as he bowed to Sachin who was applauding within the stands witnessing the star batter breaking his document.
Virat scored 117 in 113 balls within the first semi-final match towards New Zealand. His knock consisted of 9 fours and two sixes. Virat scored his runs at a strike fee of over 103. He was ultimately dismissed by Tim Southee.
In India’s 10 matches of the event, the 35-year-old has scored 691 runs at a mean of 115.16 and a strike fee of over 89. His greatest rating is 117. Virat has scored three centuries and 5 fifties in 10 innings within the event and is the best run-getter.
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