World Cup 2023 has all moved towards its final stage. Today i.e. on 15th November, the first semi-final match of the World Cup 2023 is being played at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. New Zealand and India are facing each other in the match. Team India captain Rohit Sharma chose to bat first after winning the toss. Batting first, Team India captain Rohit Sharma and Shubhayaman Gill gave a great start to Team India.
After the dismissal of captain Rohit Sharma and the cramp of Shubman Gill, Team India’s legend Virat Kohli batted brilliantly and scored his fourth century in 2023 and his 50th century in ODI cricket. With this he broke two records of Sachin Tendulkar. The video of his celebration after the century is going viral on social media. Let us tell you that Sachin Tendulkar encouraged Kohli after seeing his record being broken.
Virat Kohli scored 50th century in ODI cricket, broke Sachin’s record
In the first semi-final match of the World Cup 2023 being played at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium, Team India captain Rohit Sharma, who came to bat before winning the toss, gave a good start to Team India by captain Rohit Sharma and Suman Gill. After Rohit’s dismissal, Shubman Gill and Virat Kohli, but due to cramp, Shubman had to leave the field.
After this, Virat Kohli took the innings forward with Shreyas Iyer. Virat batted brilliantly and completed his 50th century in ODI with the help of 6 fours and 1 six in 105 balls. Along with this, he also broke the record of 49 ODI centuries of former legend Sachin Tendulkar.
MOMENT WHEN KOHLI REACHED CENTURY
THE MAN ,THE MYTH , THE LEGEND
— Himanshu Tandan (@Himanshu_TNDN18) November 15, 2023
Sachin’s record of most runs in a World Cup was also broken.
In the first semi-final being played at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium, Team India’s veteran batsman Virat Kohli batted brilliantly and scored his third century in the World Cup 2023. With this, his 50 centuries in ODI have also been completed. Virat did not just break Sachin’s record of most centuries.
In fact, he has also broken Sachin Tendulkar’s record of highest score of 673 runs in a single World Cup edition. Sachin Tendulkar had made this record in his name in the 2003 World Cup. Team India legend Virat Kohli has broken these two big records in the presence of his idol and former legend Sachin Tendulkar.