Virat Kohli BREAKS Sachin Tendulkar’s record with 50th ODI ton in IND vs NZ


Virat Kohli etched his name in history books with his 50th ODI century in IND vs NZ semi-final at Wankhede Stadium.

Virat Kohli, the ODI stalwart of Team India, broke Sachin Tendulkar’s record for most ODI centuries with his 50th century in IND vs NZ semi-final at Wankhede Stadium.

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The 35-year old reached the historic milestones with a couple in the 42nd over between long leg and midwicket. Kohli reached three-figures in just 106 balls.

Virat Kohli’s 117-run knock at Wankhede Stadium was a milestone galore. He broke several records.

When he reached 50, the 35-year old set a record for most 50+ scores during a single World Cup edition. The previous record was held by Sachin tendulkar, who had seven fifty-plus knocks during the 2003 edition of World Cup.

Most 50-plus scores in a World Cup edition

8 – Virat Kohli (2023)

7 – Sachin Tendulkar (2003)

7 – Shakib Al Hasan (2019)

6 – Rohit Sharma (2019)

6 – David Warner (2019)

He then took over another record of Sachin Tendulkar when he reached 80 as he became the batter with most runs in a single edition of the World Cup.

Most runs in a single World Cup edition:

711* – Virat Kohli (2023)

673 – Sachin Tendulkar (2003)

659 – Matthew Hayden (2007)

648 – Rohit Sharma (2019)

647 – David Warner (2019)

If Kohli’s historic knock leads India to a win, he will also surpass Australia legend Ricky Ponting in scoring most centuries in a winnings cause.

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