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Fans elated as Kohli equals Tendulkar’s record of 49 ODI Centuries in match against South Africa
Nov 05, 2023
Kolkata (WB), Nov 05 (ANI): Fans across the country erupted in celebrations as Virat Kohli brought up his much-awaited career milestone, matching Sachin Tendulkar’s record of most ODI centuries. Kohli and his childhood idol Master Blaster Tendulkar are now tied at 49 ODI tons.
Talking to ANI, fans expressed happiness for the century of Virat Kohli in the World Cup match against South Africa on his birthday.
Kohli’s Coach Rajkumar Sharma also expressed his happiness over the century. “It is a very proud moment that today Virat has equalled the record of the great Sachin. He has been an idol for Virat and today I really feel proud of him that he has made such a huge achievement... Virat is someone that plays for the team and not for his 100... It was good that he had been contributing even though he did not score a 100... It is a matter of happiness that he was contributing to the team to make it win. And today, on his birthday God has blessed him and he has given a return gift to the whole nation...”