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Virat Kohli completes his first century with a six, dedicated the innings to wife and daughter, VIDEO


Kohli hit 12 fours and 3 sixes in his innings.
He reached number-2 in terms of most centuries

Dubai. Virat Kohli has ended the wait for his century in international cricket. He scored a century after 1021 days. He remained unbeaten on 122 against Afghanistan in a match of T20 Asia Cup 2022. He scored a century after 83 innings. He faced 61 balls. Hit 12 fours and 6 sixes. Strike rate was 200. Playing first in the match, India has scored 212 runs for 2 wickets. However, the team is out of the tournament due to losing the first two matches of Super-4. Kohli scored more than 50 for the third time in the tournament. This includes one century and two half-centuries. After scoring a century, Kohli said that this century is dedicated to wife Anushka Sharma and daughter Vamika.

Virat Kohli is the batsman who played the biggest innings for India in T20 International. Earlier this record was in the name of Rohit Sharma. He scored 118 runs against Sri Lanka at Indore on 22 December 2017. He is the sixth Indian to score a century in T20 overall. Rohit has scored the most 4 centuries. KL Rahul has scored 2 centuries. At the same time, Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda and Suresh Raina have done this once each.

reached number 2

With this, Virat Kohli has reached joint number-2 in terms of scoring the most centuries in international cricket. He has scored 71 centuries in 468 matches of all three formats. At the same time, former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has scored 71 centuries in 560 matches. Former India legend Sachin Tendulkar is at number-1 in this matter. He has scored 100 centuries in 664 matches. Now Kohli’s eyes are on leaving Ponting behind.

Virat Kohli scored his first century of T20 International, 1021 days wait is over

Has scored 27 centuries in Tests

If we look at Virat Kohli’s record of centuries, he has scored 27 centuries in 102 Tests and scored 8074 runs. In ODIs, the former captain has scored 12344 runs in 262 matches. Has scored 43 centuries. He is at number two after Sachin in terms of century. Sachin has scored 49 centuries in ODIs. At the same time, in T20 International, Kohli has scored 3584 runs in 104 matches. He has scored one century and 32 half-centuries. Kohli scored the last century of international cricket against Bangladesh on 23 November 2019. He scored 136 runs in this Day-Night Test played in Kolkata. India won this match by an innings and 46 runs.

Tags: Anushka Sharma, Asia cup, India vs Afghanistan, Team India, Virat Kohli




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