In the semi-final match of ICC World Cup 2023, Virat Kohli performed a feat that left everyone watching. In the India vs New Zealand match, captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bat and India once again batted brilliantly. Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer scored centuries. This was Virat Kohli’s 50th ODI international century. In this way, Virat Kohli has surpassed master blaster Sachin Tendulkar in the matter of scoring the most centuries in One Day Internationals. Sachin has 49 ODI international centuries to his name. Sachin Tendulkar was also present in the stadium when Virat scored this century. Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium, where Virat lifted Sachin on his shoulders after winning the 2011 World Cup title, is the same ground where Virat broke Sachin’s world record before his eyes and later bowed to him. If you watch this video once, you will watch it again and again. Virat’s wife and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma was also present at the stadium.
Virat took off his helmet as soon as he completed his century and first bowed to Sachin and then gave a flying kiss to Anushka Sharma.
Even Sachin Tendulkar bowed to Virat after his 50th century. Virat said after the Indian innings that whatever happened felt like a dream. Virat said that this was the most beautiful moment of his career. Both his hero and his wife were present in the stadium and he played such an innings against both of them. Virat Kohli said that in this World Cup, he has been given the role of batting for a long time and has given other batsmen the confidence to play freely. Virat has scored a total of 711 runs in this World Cup. Virat also became the first batsman in the world to score 700+ runs in the World Cup. This is Virat’s third century in this World Cup.