New Delhi. Virat Kohli has created history against New Zealand in the first semi-final of ODI World Cup 2023. Indian team’s run-machine Kohli scored the 50th century of his ODI career. He broke the record of 49 centuries held by the great Sachin Tendulkar. Virat Kohli is the first player to score 50 centuries in ODI cricket. Kohli is doing great in this World Cup. He has scored more than 700 runs in this World Cup so far. Kohli has scored 3 centuries and 5 fifties in 10 innings so far. Wife Anushka Sharma is present to support him in every match. After breaking this great record of Sachin, Kohli gave special thanks to Anushka from the field. His video is going viral on social media.
Became the highest run scorer in a single edition of the World Cup.
In addition to the century, Virat Kohli broke another record of Sachin Tendulkar. Sachin Tendulkar scored 673 runs in 2003 ODI World Cup. Australia’s Matthew Hayden (659) came close to Sachin’s record in 2007 but could not break it. Today, Virat broke Sachin’s two records at his home ground. Virat became the first player to score more than 700 runs in any edition of the World Cup.
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Struggle with the pain but survive
After scoring a half-century, Virat Kohli was seen struggling with cramps for a while. Meanwhile, Anushka Sharma, who was sitting in the stand, was also looking a little worried. Kohli scored his third century in this World Cup. After greeting the audience, he gave Anushka a flying kiss. Kohli played an innings of 117 runs off 113 balls in this match. He hit 9 fours and 2 sixes in his innings. Kohli has scored 711 runs in this World Cup so far and is also the highest run scorer.
First published: November 15, 2023, 17:31 IST