Former Indian quick bowler Venkatesh Prasad has lashed out at trolls for focusing on Virat Kohli who mentioned that the batting stalwart was extra focussed on getting particular person milestones.
Only a few cricketers have been as intensely scrutinised as Virat Kohli however even for a boss persona like him, it’s powerful to seclude himself from all that focus. Kohli’s century towards South Africa was his second of the event and fourth in all 50-over World Cups, and it additional provides to his case as the most effective gamers of all time.
Virat Kohli, who bought out for 95 and 88 towards New Zealand and Sri Lanka, didn’t disappoint the ecastic Eden full home giving an ideal icing on the cake to attain the historic century on a tough Eden observe.
The monkey was lastly off his again within the forty ninth over when Kohli gently pushed Kagiso Rabada for a single and adopted it up together with his normal quiet celebration these days.
It got here off 119 balls with 10 fours, that summed up how Kohli toiled laborious for the milestone.
For Kolhi, who remained unbeaten on 101 going through 121 deliveries, it got here in 277 innings, whereas Tendulkar introduced up his forty ninth ODI century in 452 innings.
Virat Kohli is the “best possible” batter on this planet on the premise of his general file and he didn’t must equal legendary Sachin Tendulkar’s file variety of ODI lots of to earn that tag, feels former Australia captain Ricky Ponting.
Kohli equalled Sachin Tendulkar’s file of 49 ODI centuries with an excellent 101 not out towards South Africa on his thirty fifth birthday in a World Cup match on Sunday. The century solely additional strengthened Kohli’s case of being one of many best gamers of contemporary occasions.
“There isn’t a doubt he’s the best possible and I’ve mentioned that for a very long time,” Ponting mentioned on the ICC web site.
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Up to date: 06 Nov 2023, 03:10 PM IST