Virat Kohli slammed an unbeaten 166 to help India beat Sri Lanka by a record margin of 317 runs. Kohli, who scored his third century in four games, has regained his form at a perfect time, as India prepares for ODI World Cup 2023.
Kohli tumbled down numerous records en-route to his 46th ODI century. We look at five massive Sachin Tendulkar records he broke on Sunday.
Most ODI Centuries In India - 21
Kohli's century against Sri Lanka at Thiruvananthpuram took him past Sachin Tendulkar in terms of scoring the most number of centuries at home. This was Kohli's 21st century in India, while Sachin managed 20 in his career.
Not many players have shown this level of dominance against a particular opponent as Kohli has against Sri Lanka. It was his 10th ODI century against Sri Lanka. Sachin holds the record for scoring nine hundreds Yersus Australia.
Most Centuries Against One Team - 10
Most Player Of The Match Award Against Sri Lanka - 7
Kohli was adjudged as Player of the Match for a record seventh time against Sri Lanka. He broke the record of six PoTM awards jointly held by Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni.
This was the 16th occasion of Virat Kohli reaching the triple-figure digit and walking back unbeaten. Kohli pressed the accelerator button after completing his century and finished his innings on high.
16 Unbeaten Centuries In ODI
Fastest Batter To Hit 74 International Centuries
Virat Kohli took 543 innings to reach the 74th international century of his career, while Sachin took 556 innings. Sachin, however, finished his career with 100 centuries.