1. Virat Kohli achieves a historic milestone with 50 centuries in the ODI World Cup, surpassing Sachin Tendulkar’s record.
2. Kohli becomes the first batsman to achieve 50 ODI centuries in the ICC Men’s World Cup.
3. Kohli surpasses Sachin’s record for the most runs in a single ODI World Cup campaign, accumulating 673 runs.
Sports, Nov 15: Virat Kohli reached yet another historic milestone today, breaking Sachin Tendulkar’s record by scoring 50 centuries in the ODI World Cup. This remarkable achievement establishes Kohli as the first batsman to achieve such a feat in the ICC Men’s World Cup.
In the same match, Kohli surpassed another of Sachin’s records by accumulating the most runs in a single ODI World Cup campaign, amassing a total of 673 runs. This record was previously held by Tendulkar, who set the mark during the 2003 edition in South Africa.
Sachin Tendulkar, who retired from international cricket a decade ago, had an illustrious career with 49 centuries in the 50-overs format and an additional 51 in Test cricket. In contrast, Kohli’s record includes 29 centuries in ODIs, along with one more in T20Is, bringing his overall tally to 80 international centuries.
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Earlier this month at the iconic Eden Gardens, Kohli had equaled Tendulkar’s century tally. It’s noteworthy that this milestone was achieved at the same venue where Tendulkar played his last international match, adding a poignant touch to Kohli’s accomplishment. The consistent brilliance of Kohli’s batting has firmly placed him among the cricketing legends, and his latest achievement in the World Cup further cements his status as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of the game.