In a monumental showdown at the World Cup 2023 Semi-Final clash between India and New Zealand, Virat Kohli etched his name in cricket history by notching up his 50th ODI century, a feat unparalleled by any player before. Accompanied by Shreyas Iyer’s impressive 5th ODI ton, India soared to a commanding total of 397/4 in their allotted 50 overs on Wednesday.
Virat Kohli’s extraordinary achievement of surpassing Sachin Tendulkar’s record of 49 ODI centuries adds a significant chapter to his illustrious career. The Indian captain’s remarkable innings also saw him eclipse Tendulkar’s record for the most ODI tons in cricket history. Meanwhile, Shreyas Iyer’s contribution further bolstered India’s innings, as he secured his 5th ODI century.
Notably, Virat Kohli’s stellar performance extended beyond centuries, as he also surpassed Tendulkar’s record of 673 runs in a single edition of the Cricket World Cup. The cumulative efforts of Kohli and Iyer have propelled India to an imposing total, setting a daunting 398-run target for New Zealand, the 2019 Cricket World Cup runners-up. As the cricketing world awaits the outcome, this semi-final clash has undeniably become a historic and record-breaking spectacle.