Virat Kohli vs Sachin Tendulkar: Indian dashing skipper Virat Kohli scored his 30th ODI century during India chase of 239 runs against Sri Lanka in the 5th ODI of the series. India defeated Sri Lanka and won the series 5-0. With that achievement, Virat Kohli got one step closer to a standing record held by great Sachin Tendulkar. So, Kohli vs Tendulkar race is going to be interesting. Virat is one of the finest player for India cricket team in this current generation players. On the other hand great Sachin Tendulkar is one of the legend for India cricket. Kohli’s 30th ODI century took him level with Australian great Ricky Ponting for the second most number of centuries scored in ODI cricket history, the little master leads with 49.
Kohli vs Tendulkar:
It is quite interensting that Sachin Tendulkar’s 30th century came in 2001 against South Africa after 267 innings. Kohli has played total of 194 ODIs and maintained an average of 55.75. That means it took the little master 81 more innings to reach the same milestone. Virat Kohli only took 186 innings to get this outstanding figure. This century is also Kohli’s 19th away ODI century which takes him level with another great Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly (Dada). Sachin Tendulkar leads the table too.
Kohli also becomes fastest to score 15,000 runs in international cricket. Virat kohli has just played 304 matches and becoming the fastest. He reached the landmark when India played against Sri Lanka in T20 international at Colombo. Virat became the 33rd player to reach 15,000 runs. He is the only one with an average of above 50.
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