Virat Kohli smashed his 27th One Day International (ODI) career in the first match of the ongoing ODI series against England. Kohli once again proved to the world that he is the best batsman when it comes to chasing big totals. On a good batting wicket, Kohli formed a big partnership with Kedar Jadhav, who also scored a big hundred, for the fifth wicket.
In the process, Virat Kohli smashed his 15th hundred to break Sachin Tendulkar’s record for most hundreds in successful run chases.
Batsmen with most hundreds in successful chases:
|100s||Inns||Inns / 100|
|Virat Kohli (Ind)||15||60||4.00|
|Sachin Tendulkar (Ind)||14||12||8.86|
|Saeed Anwar (Pak)||9||59||6.56|
|Tillakaratne Dilshan (SL)||9||60||6.66|
|Sanath Jayasuriya (SL)||9||103||11.44|
Most 100s in chases in ODIs:
Virat Kohli also became the fastest batsman to score 27 hundreds (in terms of innings) in ODI cricket.
Fewest innings for 27 ODI 100s:
169 Virat Kohli
254 Sachin Tendulkar
308 Ricky Ponting
404 Sanath Jayasuriya