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Virat Kohli hits 41st ODI hundred and breaks another Sachin Tendulkar record

first_img scorecard advertisement commentary graphs No data available!center_img Rajarshi Gupta RanchiMarch 8, 2019UPDATED: March 8, 2019 22:19 IST India vs Australia 3rd ODI Ranchi: Virat Kohli scored his second straight hundred vs Australia. (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSVirat Kohli hit his 41st ODI in his 225th matchKohli now has 8 ODI hundreds against Australia. This was his 5th against Australia at homeKohli also became the 4th India captain to score 4000 ODI runsVirat Kohli hit his 41st ODI hundred in India’s third match against Australia at the JSCA Stadium in Ranchi. He now has the most hundreds in India-Australia ODIs in India. The record was previously held by Sachin Tendulkar. This was his 8th ODI hundred against Australia and third of 2019 – incidentally, all his hundreds have come against the Aussies.Kohli had scored a match-winning hundred in Nagpur on Tuesday. This one was scored in more challenging conditions as India had slipped into trouble chasing 314. This is Kohli’s 19th hundred as India captain. When he reached 27, Kohli became the fourth Indian captain to score 4000 ODI runs after Mohammad Azharuddin, Sourav Ganguly and MS Dhoni.Kohli is second in the list of century-scorers in one-day cricket. The list is headed by Sachin Tendulkar.INDIA VS AUSTRALIA 3RD ODI HIGHLIGHTSKohli was in sublime form in 2018 and swept the ICC awards.Virat Kohli was rested for the final two ODIs and the entire T20I series against New Zealand. He came back with a bang against Australia with two hundreds in three ODIs so far.Kohli now has 5 hundreds against Australia at home in 18 ODIs.Last year, Virat Kohli became the fastest to 10,000 ODI runs. He reached the landmark in 205 innings breaking Sachin Tendular’s record. Kohli, 30, is widely expected to break most of Tendulkar’s batting records.Also Read | Team India’s tribute to Pulwama martyrs touches Sachin Tendulkar’s heartAlso Read | MS Dhoni mesmerises Ranchi crowd with smart glovework to dismiss Glenn MaxwellFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Tags :Follow Virat KohliFollow Sachin TendulkarFollow India vs AustraliaFollow India vs Australia 3rd ODI Virat Kohli hits 41st ODI hundred and breaks another Sachin Tendulkar recordIndia vs Australia: Virat Kohli scored his 41st ODI hundred and 8th against Australia. Earlier in the innings, he also became the 4th India captain to score 4000 ODI runs. view more view lesslast_img read more