List of records Virat Kohli created with his 123-run knock against Australia in Ranchi
Here are all the major stats and numbers recorded by Virat Kohli during his 41st ODI ton.
Published - Mar 8, 2019 10:43 pm
Updated - Mar 9, 2019 5:30 am
Virat Kohli once again stood tall against the Australian bowlers despite a top-order collapse to keep India alive in the chase. India were three down for 27 on the board chasing Australia’s total of 313/5. The Indian skipper then shared some crucial partnerships with MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav and Vijay Shankar on this way through to his 41st century in ODI cricket. Kohli struck 16 fours and a six during his 95-ball 123 but India lost the game by 32 runs.
Here are all the major stats and numbers recorded by Virat Kohli during his 41st ODI ton:
6 – The century in this game was 6th for Kohli while chasing in ODIs against Australia; the most by any player while chasing against an opponent. Sachin Tendulkar against Australia and Kohli against Sri Lanka have five tons apiece in ODI chases.
8 – Number of centuries Virat Kohli has scored against Australia in the ODI format; the joint 2nd most 100s by any player against an opponent in ODIs. Sachin Tendulkar has nine ODI tons against the Aussies and eight against Sri Lanka. Kohli also has as many as eight 100s against the Lankans.
9 – Kohli now has nine ODI centuries while chasing a target of 300 and more; five more than any other player. Kumar Sangakkara and Jason Roy scored four centuries apiece while chasing 300+ in the ODI format.
15 – Kohli has scored 15 International centuries against Australia. Only two players have more centuries in International cricket against a single opposition than these. Sachin has 20 and 17 centuries respectively against Australia and Sri Lanka in all International formats while Sir Donald Bradman scored 19 Test tons against England.
45 – Number of hundreds in List A cricket for Kohli; the 2nd most by any player. Sachin Tendulkar tops with as many as 60 hundreds. Kohli went past Graham Gooch with this ton as the former England player had 44 to his name.
60.09 – Kohli achieved an average of 60+ for the first time in his ODI career at the end of a game. He needed 107 or 47* during this innings to end with an average of 60+. He has now batted 217 innings; the highest number of innings after which a player had 60+ ODI batting average. Michael Bevan had 60+ ODI batting average after 109 innings.
4096 – Runs Kohli has scored in the ODI format as captain. He is only the 12th player and the 4th Indian to score over 4000 ODI runs as captain. Kohli is the fastest to the milestone taking only 63 innings.