Anushka reaction on Virat Century: Virat Kohli Scores 45th ODI Century, What Anushka Says About Virat’s back to back Century
Anushka reaction on Virat Century: Talented Indian star batsman Virat Kohli has reached his 45th ODI century and 73rd century overall in international cricket. The batsman reached this milestone while playing for India against Sri Lanka in the opening ODI at the Bursapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati. Virat Kohli, who scored his 20th century on home soil, now holds the world record for most centuries in his home country, previously held by legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar. Virat Kohli needed 99 innings while Sachin Tendulkar needed 160 runs.
Soon after Virat Kohli completed another century, Virat Kohli’s wife Anushka Sharma posted a story on her Instagram account with a heavy reading heart. Anushka reaction on Virat Century.
Apart from these two players, South African Hashim Amla has scored 14 100 runs in 69 innings in South Africa and Ricky Ponting has scored 14 100 runs in 151 innings in Australia. On the second ball of the 47th over, bowled by pacer Kasun Rajitha, Kohli took a single to score another century, his consecutive century in ODIs. Virat Kohli scored a century in the third ODI against Bangladesh last month.
Virat Kohli’s last century came off just 80 balls with a total of 10 fours and six singles. Virat Kohli’s hit came at an attack rate of 125.00. Rajitha scored 113 runs off 87 balls and dismissed Virat Kohli. Virat surpassed Sachin’s record as the Indian batsman with the most ODI centuries against Sri Lanka. Virat Kohli has a total of nine centuries against Sri Lanka, compared to Sachin’s eight centuries against the island nation. Virat Kohli also has nine ODI centuries against West Indies and eight against Australia. Anushka reaction on Virat Century.
Among the active players, Virat Kohli remains the ‘king of centuries’ with a total of 73 centuries. Other players following him are David Warner from Australia 45 centuries, Joe Root from England 44 centuries, Steve Smith from Australia 42 centuries, and Rohit Sharma made 41 centuries. Virat was the top scorer in the Indian innings with the team batting after Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bowl first. Mohammad Shami 4* and Mohammad Siraj 5* not out India scored 373/7 in 50 overs.
Rohit Sharma started the year with a 67-ball 83 with a total of nine fours and three sixes. Opening batsman Shubman Gill scored 70 runs off 60 balls, KL Rahul scored 39 runs off 29 balls, and Shreyas Iyer scored 28 runs off 24 balls. Rajitha finished with figures of 3/88 from ten overs. Chamika Karunaratne, Dasun Shanaka, Madhushanka and Dhananjay de Silva took one wicket each. The second ODI will be played at the Eden Gardens ground in Kolkata on January 12, while the second ODI will be played at the Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram.