Indian skipper Virat Kohli scored his record ton in his 200th ODI Match. That's his 31st One-Day International Century, surpassing the record set of Aussie legend Ricky Ponting who have 30 tons to his credit.
Under tough conditions, Virat Kohli managed 121 runs in 125 balls. There are 9 boundaries and 2 sixes in his innings. Not to forget, 19 out of his 31 Centuries have come while chasing and 17 of them have been winning causes.
Sachin Tendulkar is the only cricketer who is ahead of Kohli in the ODIs with 49 Centuries. How many more innings does the Indian Skipper require to score another 19 centuries? Probably, He should get them within 125 innings if he goes at this rate.
India posted a challenging total of 280 runs at the loss of 8 wickets in the first ODI against New Zealand at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.