Kohli goes past Sachin to score most ODI tons against an opponent

NEW DELHI: Those were the days when Virat Kohli struggled to score runs at his will but now the India batter is back to doing what he does best. The Indian run-machine slammed yet another century in the third and final ODI against Sri Lanka in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday.
This was Kohli’s third hundred in his last four innings and 46th in the ODIs, just three away to equal Sachin Tendulkar‘s all-time record of 49 tons. The right-handed batsman also went past Tendulkar’s record of scoring most ODI centuries (9) against a single opponent.

Tendulkar has scored nine hundreds against Australia in ODIs whereas Kohli also made the same number of tons against the West Indies.
The 34-year-old Kohli also became the fifth highest run-getter in the history of the one-day internationals, surpassing former Sri Lankan skipper Mahela Jayawardene who has 12650 runs to his name in 418 innings.

Kohli got to his century off 85 balls studded with 10 fours and a six. His numbers in the ODIs reflect the dominance Kohli owns as he scored 37 tons in winning causes ahead of Tendulkar (33) and Ricky Ponting (25).
Kohli went berserk after the century and exhibited a sheer brilliance of magnificent power hitting during his whirlwind knock of 166 not out off 110 balls with the help of 13 fours and 8 sixes.

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