Virat Kohli 71st Century: Virat Kohli broke so many records since 71st century

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Virat Kohli 71st Century: Virat Kohli broke so many records since 71st century
Virat Kohli 71st Century: Virat Kohli broke so many records since 71st century

Team India’s star player Virat Kohli has given a befitting reply to his critics along with scoring a century in the Asia Cup. Along with this, Kohli broke many big records with a century, then he has equaled some.

Kohli played an unbeaten 122 against Afghanistan on Thursday (September 8). This is his first international century after 34 months. Kohli had earlier scored an international century on 23 November 2019 in the Kolkata Day-Night Test against Bangladesh.

Virat Kohli equals Ponting

Virat Kohli has scored the 71st century of his international career (Test, ODI, T20). With this, he has equaled former Australian captain Ricky Ponting in terms of scoring the most international centuries in the world. Kohli and Ponting are jointly at number two. By the way, Sachin Tendulkar is at the top in terms of scoring the most international centuries, who scored a total of 100 centuries.

Player with most centuries in International Cricket

  • Sachin Tendulkar – 100 centuries (782 innings)
  • Virat Kohli – 71 centuries (522 innings)
  • Ricky Ponting – 71 centuries (668 innings)
  • Kumar Sangakkara – 63 centuries (666 innings)
  • Jacques Kallis – 62 centuries (617 innings)

Highest Score: Indian in T20 Internationals

  • Virat Kohli – 122 not out – against Afghanistan (2022)
  • Rohit Sharma – 118 runs – against Sri Lanka (2017)
  • Suryakumar Yadav – 117 runs – against England (2022)
  • Rohit Sharma – 111 not out – against West Indies (2018)
  • KL Rahul – 110 not out – against West Indies (2016)

Rohit Sharma’s record was also broken

Kohli has scored the first century of his T20 International career against Afghanistan. Kohli played an innings of 122 not out. With this, he has also destroyed the record of Team India’s current captain Rohit Sharma. Kohli has become the highest run scorer in a T20 International match. Earlier, Rohit Sharma had scored 118 runs in a T20 match.

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