In the world of cricket, there are legends, and then there’s Virat Kohli. Last night, the cricketing universe witnessed yet another remarkable milestone as Virat Kohli scored his 13,000th run in One internationals (ODIs) and scored his 47th century, all in a high-voltage match against arch-rivals Pakistan. Everyone in the cricketing world stopped what they were doing to watch Virat Kohli achieve another remarkable mile stone. Kohli’s fans were very happy and celebrated together.
A Top-Notch Effort
Virat Kohli has been consistently scoring runs for India since his debut in 2008. He is dedicated to the game and works hard to improve his skills. His century last night showed his consistency and determination.
Kohli’s innings of 122* runs was a masterclass in pacing an ODI innings. He used a variety of strokes to score runs, including his signature cover drives and flicks. It was a joy to watch him bat like never before.
Shattering Records, Establishing New Benchmarks
Kohli is a great batter who consistently scores big runs. He is also a master of rescuing India from tough situations. It is not surprising that he has broken so many records, and it is likely that he will break many more in the future.
- Virat Kohli is the fastest batter to reach 13,000 ODI runs. He did it in 267 innings, while Sachin Tendulkar took 321 innings.
- Kohli also had the highest partnership for India against Pakistan in ODIs. He and KL Rahul scored 233 runs together, beating the previous record of 231 runs set by Navjot Singh Sidhu and Sachin Tendulkar in 1996.
- India scored their joint-highest total against Pakistan in ODIs with the help of Kohli and Rahul’s centuries. They scored 356 runs, which is also the ninth-highest total made against Pakistan in men’s ODIs and the highest total ever against Pakistan at a neutral venue in ODIs.
- In 14 Asia Cup ODI matches, Kohli averages 18 with four hundreds. He has a chance to go level with Kumar Sangakkara (6 hundred) for the joint second-best tally of hundreds in the tournament.
A Reminder of His Greatness
Last night’s match was not just a cricket match. It was a big event, a competition between two great teams, and Virat Kohli was the best player. He completed quickest 13,000 runs in ODI and scored his 47th century, which will be remembered as a great achievement. These moments remind us why cricket is so important in India. It is more than just a sport; it is an emotion.
The rivalry between India and Pakistan is always exciting, and Kohli’s century in such an important match made it even more special. It was a night to remember, and Kohli fans will never forget it.
Virat Kohli, the great batter, the captain, and the legend, continues to inspire people who play cricket and love cricket. Thank you for the memories, and I hope you continue to play well for many years to come!