Virat Kohli birthday brings 49th ODI century: Virat Kohli, the birthday boy, made history by scoring his 49th ODI century during the ongoing ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup match against South Africa in Kolkata on Sunday, November 5.
On his 35th birthday, Kohli equaled the legendary Master Blaster’s record, delighting fans with his outstanding performance. He has amassed over 13,600 runs in this format, achieving this remarkable feat in 277 ODI innings, which also includes 70 half-centuries.
The current captain, Rohit Sharma, follows closely on the list, with 31 centuries to his name.
Kohli played a crucial role in India’s innings, setting a challenging target of 327 runs for South Africa. Despite the challenging conditions, including a turning pitch and hot weather, Kohli showcased his skills, scoring 101 runs from 127 balls, including 10 fours.
The spectators at Eden Gardens showed their immense support, standing up in applause when Kohli crossed the 90-run mark. The entire stadium erupted in cheers when he reached 99, capturing the iconic moment with thousands of cameras flashing to record the historic achievement.
FAQs about Virat Kohli Birthday brings 49th ODI Century
Q1: How many ODI centuries has Virat Kohli scored so far?
A1: Virat Kohli has scored 49 ODI centuries.
Q2: When did Virat Kohli score his 49th ODI century?
A2: Virat Kohli scored his 49th ODI century on his 35th birthday during the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup match against South Africa in Kolkata on Sunday, November 5.
Q3: How many runs has Virat Kohli scored in ODI format?
A3: Virat Kohli has scored over 13,600 runs in ODI format.
Q4: What was Virat Kohli’s score in the match where he scored his 49th ODI century?
A4: Virat Kohli scored 101 runs from 127 balls in the match where he scored his 49th ODI century.
Q5: Who is the current captain of the Indian cricket team and how many centuries does he have?
A5: The current captain of the Indian cricket team is Rohit Sharma, and he has scored 31 centuries in ODI format.