In cricket, Wherever you see, Only news of King Kohli. After waiting exactly 1020 days, Virat Kohli has scored a century in international cricket. Kohli scored his 71st century in international cricket by scoring a century against Afghanistan in the Super-4 performance of the Asia Cup tournament (Asia Cup 2022). Although Kohli took 1020 days for his 71st century, King Kohli is the pace of master blaster Sachin Tendulkar in this process. Virat Kohli took 1020 days to score 71st century: Even though King Kohli is faster than Sachin Tendulkar.
Virat Kohli scored his 71st century in his 522nd international innings. The number of innings taken by Sachin Tendulkar to score 71 centuries is 523. Kohli has completed 71 international centuries faster than Sachin despite having to wait more than a thousand days for the century. Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting is at the third position, having played 652 innings with 71 international centuries. Virat Kohli took 1020 days to score 71st century: Even though King Kohli is faster than Sachin Tendulkar.
Fastest 71 International Century (Virat Kohli Vs Sachin Tendulkar)
Virat Kohli: 522 innings
Sachin Tendulkar: 523 innings
Ricky Ponting: 652 innings
Virat Kohli has now reached the 2nd position in the list of those who have scored the most centuries in international cricket. Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar is on the first position with 100 centuries, followed by Kohli on the second position and Ricky Ponting on the third position.
Most Centuries in International Cricket (Top 10)
100: Sachin Tendulkar (India), 782 innings
71: Virat Kohli (India), 522 innings.
71: Ricky Ponting (Australia), 668 innings
63: Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka), 666 innings
62: Jack Collis (South Africa), 617 innings
55: Hashim Amla (South Africa), 437 innings
54: Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka), 725 innings
53: Brian Lara (West Indies), 521 innings
48: Rahul Dravid (India), 605 innings
47: AB de Villiers (South Africa), 484 innings
Kohli has not scored a century with the bat since he scored a Test century against Bangladesh on November 23, 2019 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Now, after 34 months, Virat Kohli, who has scored a century, has shut up the critics.
King Kohli, who entered the arena as the opener at the Dubai International Stadium, broke the century drought by scoring an unbeaten 122 runs in just 61 balls with the help of 12 fours and 6 sixes. What is special is that this is Virat Kohli’s first century in international T20.