This present day Virat continues to seem: Sachin Tendulkar reacts to Kohli’s tone towards Sri Lanka

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This present day Virat continues to seem: Sachin Tendulkar reacts to Kohli’s tone towards Sri Lanka

Virat Kohli on Tuesday equaled Sachin Tendulkar’s report of 20 centuries at dwelling along with his 113 towards Sri Lanka in Guwahati.

Now, the maestro himself has reacted to Kohli’s feat as he posted, “Keep showcasing your expertise like this Virat, make India proud. Splendid batting efficiency by the highest order! #INDvSL @imVkohli @ImRo45 @ShubmanGill.

In the match, making full use of two missed possibilities, Kohli scored his forty fifth ODI century as India scored 373 for seven towards Sri Lanka.

Kohli, who scored 113 in India’s final ODI towards Bangladesh in Chattogram, continued to play the position of sheet anchor from the place he left off with an 87-ball 113.

Kohli’s class was on full show as he hit 12 fours and a six and stayed put at one finish at the same time as wickets stored falling at common intervals within the center overs.

At a venue the place he scored a century (140 vs West Indies) in the one ODI held right here 4 years in the past, the previous India skipper’s luck was on his facet.

He was eliminated twice – on 52 and 81 – on his approach to his forty fifth ODI century, which got here 4 shy of Tendulkar’s all-time report of 49 centuries within the 50-over format.

Overall, Kohli now has 73rd worldwide century. To associate with his 45 ODI tons of, he has 27 within the Test format and one in T20Is.

Kohli will probably break extra ODI data as India have a packed ODI calendar – 15 matches excluding the Asia Cup – within the 10-month window within the build-up to the World Cup in October-November.

Kohli can break one other report as he wants 180 extra runs to enter the highest 5 all-time run-getters in ODIs. In the elite checklist, Kohli is behind solely Tendulkar, Sangakkara, Ponting, Jayasuriya and Jayawardene.


With inputs from TheIndianEXPRESS

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