India vs England 2016: Virat Kohli breaks Sachin Tendulkar’s long-standing record

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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:

 100s  Inns  Inns/100
 Virat Kohli  17  96  5.65
 Sachin Tendulkar  17  232  13.65
 Tillkaratne Dilshan  11  116  10.55
 Chris Gayle  11  139  12.64
 Saeed Anwar  10  105  10.50
 Sanath Jayasuriya  10  210  21.00


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