Stats: Virat Kohli’s Nagpur ODI century against Australia in numbers
Here are all the major stats and numbers that Kohli recorded during his gritty hundred.
Updated - Mar 5, 2019 9:44 pm
After failing to convert starts in the last couple of series, Virat Kohli stood up for his team in Nagpur after an early loss. On a dry track, the Indian batsmen struggled to make runs and were 0/1 after first over when Kohli walked out to be. The Indian skipper struck 120-ball 116 with ten boundaries. Kohli worked mostly on singles and doubles in a ground with vast boundaries. His knock helped India finish on 250 with 248 runs came during his presence itself.
Here are all the major stats and numbers that Kohli recorded during his gritty hundred:
7 – Number of centuries for Kohli against Australia in the ODI format; the joint 2nd most for any player. Tendulkar has nine ODI tons against the Aussies while Rohit Sharma and Desmond Haynes also have seven ODI hundreds against them.
12 – Virat Kohli became the 12th player and 4th Indian to hit 1000 fours in ODI cricket. Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and Virender Sehwag are the other four players from India with 1000 ODI fours.
18 – Number of centuries in ODI cricket in home ODI matches for Kohli. Only Sachin Tendulkar (20 in India) has more centuries at home in ODI cricket than Kohli.
44 – Number of hundreds in List A cricket for Kohli; the joint 2nd most by any player. Sachin Tendulkar leads the list with 60 hundreds while Graham Gooch shares the 2nd spot with 44 tons. Both Sachin and Gooch batted in more than 500 innings in List A while Kohli has batted only in 249 innings thus far.
65 – Number of centuries Virat has scored across all the three International formats; the 3rd most by any player. Only Sachin Tendulkar (100) and Ricky Ponting (71) are ahead of him at this point.
159 – Innings Kohli needed to complete 9000 International runs as captain. He is the fastest among the six players to reach the milestone by bettering Ricky Ponting who required 204 innings.
216 – Innings Virat Kohli needed to hit his 1000th boundary four in ODI cricket; the fewest by any player. Virender Sehwag took 221 innings for 1000 fours in ODIs; the fastest among the previous 11 players to hit as many fours in this format.
9094 – Runs Kohli has scored in International cricket as captain. He is only the 6th player and the 2nd Indian after MS Dhoni to score over 9000 International runs as captain.