Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli has recorded another feat in his ODI career. Kohli has become the first batsman of India to score a century in three consecutive ODIs. Kohli made 38th Century of his ODI career at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune on Saturday.
Kohli scored 140 runs in the first ODI of the series played in Guwahati. After that, he played 157 unbeaten runs in the match played in Visakhapatnam. Kohli also completed the fastest 10 thousand ODI runs in his innings. Kohli made 10 hਜers in just 205 innings.
The record of making the most centuries in one-day matches consistently is the name of former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara who had scored 4 consecutive centuries between February 26, 2015 and March 11, 2015. They scored these hundreds against Bangladesh, England, Australia and Scotland.
The batsmen who consistently scored three centuries include Pakistan’s Zaheer Abbas, Saeed Anwar, Babar Azam, South African Herschelle Gibbs, AB de Villiers, Quintan de Coak, Ross Taylor of New Zealand and England’s Jason Bairstow. Kohli is the first Indian batsman to make the list.
It was Kohli’s fourth consecutive ODI century on home ground. Prior to three centuries in the series against the West Indies, Kohli scored 113 runs in 106 balls against New Zealand in Kanpur.