In the first ODI match against India and New Zealand, Virat Kohli could not bring a win for the team. Still, He would to happy to a certain extent because he posted a blasting century on the board. That ODI was the 200th ODI of Virat Kohli International career. After a smashing century during the match, he achieved many victories in his cricket career.
After a smashing century, he accomplished his 31st ODI century. He achieved the victory of to be the second cricketer to smash century on his 200th ODI. The South African batsmen, AB De Villiers was the first cricket to post a fabulous century on his 200th ODI. As well he becomes the highest run scorer after 200 ODI in cricket history. He left many big batsmen such as AB De Villiers (8,621) and Sourav Ganguly (7,747).
During the first ODI match, he broke many records of who is the legend of cricket. Somes of them is, he has left behind in the race of most ODI centuries. He has left former Australia captain Ricky Ponting who has 30 ODI centuries to his name. Virat Kohli is behind of the legend Sachin Tendulkar, who as total 49 centuries to his name. Let’s have a look at a tweet posted by ICC on Virat Kohli’s century on his 200th ODI.
What a player 🙌
Virat Kohli hits the 31st ODI century of his career as India push on in Mumbai. #INDvNZ
— ICC (@ICC) October 22, 2017
Kohli had to come to crease early due to loss of the first wicket of the Indian team. After that Rohit Sharma and Kedar Jadhav stand to a certain extent but could not stand for a long time. Later on, He carried out the responsibility to set a challenging target against New Zeland. Thus, Virat Kohli scored 121 runs on 125 ball, in his inning he posted 9 fours and 2 sixes.