Virat Kohli Slams 50th ODI Ton to Break Sachin’s World Record

Virat Kohli has made history by breaking Sachin Tendulkar’s world record, achieving his 50th ODI century. Surpassing the legendary Sachin Tendulkar, Kohli claimed the title of the international batsman with the highest number of centuries in ODI cricket. This historic feat was accomplished during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 semifinal against New Zealand at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

Flawless Performance from Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli displayed exceptional form, reaching the milestone in 106 balls with 8 fours and a six. Tied with Sachin at 49 centuries before the match, Kohli’s flawless innings secured his place in history.

Batsmen with the Most Centuries in ODI

S.No.PlayerCountryNo. of Centuries
1Virat KohliIndia50
2Sachin TendulkarIndia49
3Rohit SharmaIndia31
4Ricky PointingAustralia30
5Sanath JayasuriyaSri Lanka28
6Hashim AmlaSouth Africa27
7AB de VillersSouth Africa25
8Chris GayleWest Indies25
9Kumar SangakkaraSri Lanka25
10David WarnerAustralia22

Most 50-plus Scores in a World Cup Edition

Notably, this marked his eighth fifty-plus score in the World Cup 2023, setting a record for the highest in a single edition of the competition.

S.No.PlayerCountryWorld Cup Edition50-Plus Score
1Virat KohliIndia20238
2Sachin TendulkarIndia20037
3Shakib Al HasanBangladesh20197
4Rohit SharmaIndia20196
5David WarnerAustralia20196

Most runs in a single World Cup Edition

Kohli added another feather to his cap by claiming a World Cup record previously held by Tendulkar. He became the batsman with the most runs in a single edition of the Cricket World Cup.

S.No.PlayerCountryWorld Cup EditionRuns
1Virat KohliIndia2023674*
2Sachin TendulkarIndia2003673
3Mathew HaydenAustralia2007659
4Rohit SharmaIndia2019648
5David WarnerAustralia2019647


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