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Tendulkar special message to Kohli on equaling the century record

Tendulkar special message to Kohli on equaling the century record. Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has issued a special message to Virat Kohli for equaling the record of centuries in ODI cricket.

Virat Kohli equaled Tendulkar’s record by scoring a stunning century on his 35th birthday against South Africa in the ICC ODI World Cup in Kolkata.

Kohli’s number of ODI centuries has reached 49, he crossed this milestone in the 289th match.

Sachin Tendulkar congratulated Virat Kohli for equaling the record of centuries and said, ‘You played well, it took me 365 days to celebrate my 50th birthday this year from the age of 49, I hope you can from the 49th. They will break my record by completing the 50th-century journey in the next few days.

 

 

It should be noted that Virat Kohli has scored more than 13,600 runs in 289 ODI matches, including 49 centuries and 71 fifties in his ODI career.

Earlier, Sachin Tendulkar had scored 49 centuries in 463 ODI matches. Tendulkar scored the highest 18,426 runs in ODIs, including 49 centuries and 96 fifties.

World Cup: After defeating South Africa by 243 runs, India secured their 8th consecutive victory

In the 37th match of the World Cup, India defeated South Africa by 243 runs after a one-sided match and won the event for the eighth consecutive time.

In the match played at Eden Gardens, Kolkata, India won the toss and decided to bat first against South Africa.

India scored 326 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in the allotted 50 overs, Virat Kohli remained unbeaten with 101 runs.

Apart from this, Shreyas Iyer played an innings of 77 runs which included 2 sixes and 7 fours. Captain Rohit Sharma 40, Shibman Gill 23, and Suryakumar Yadav scored 22 runs, KL Rahul was dismissed with 8 runs while Ravindra Jadeja was not out with 29 runs.

For South Africa, Marco Jansen, Kagiso Rabada, Kesho Maharaj, and Tabriz Shamsi took one wicket each.

In pursuit of India’s target of 327 runs, South Africa’s batting line proved to be a wall of sand and none of the batsmen could stand up to the Indian bowlers.

The entire South African team was all out for just 83 runs in the 28th over, with Marko Jansson scoring 14 and van der Dussen scoring 13.

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