Virat Kohli scored his 71st century against Afghanistan two days ago and since then the discussion of reaching his 100 centuries has started again.
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Virat Kohli After waiting for almost three years, he scored a century. Record 122 runs against Afghanistan Kohli Not only scored his 71st hundred, but also ended the ongoing discussion about the drought of centuries. Not only this, with this Kohli has once again revived the hopes of 100 centuries. former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar I believe that it can happen, but this effort will squeeze Kohli.
In the Asia Cup, the Indian team was out without winning the title, but this disappointment was mitigated by Kohli’s much-awaited century in the last match. Kohli scored his 70th century in November 2019 and then no one thought that Kohli would have to wait 1021 days for the 71st century. Due to this, the hopes of breaking Sachin Tendulkar’s record of 100 centuries seemed to be shattered. Now Kohli has revived it among fans and experts.
29 centuries to eliminate Kohli
Shoaib Akhtar, who made a statement in support of Kohli a few weeks ago, congratulated the Indian legend and expressed happiness on his return to the path of century. Shoaib said that it will not be easy for Kohli to score the remaining 29 centuries, but he will achieve greatness by doing so. In a video on his YouTube channel, the former Pakistani pacer said,
Those 29 centuries, they will squeeze them, they will destroy them, but they will not feel any regret. The bones and ribs of his body will be broken, emotionally exhausted, but it is necessary to score these 29 centuries. These 29 centuries will make him the greatest batsman ever.
Akhtar also said that during the first 50 runs during the century against Afghanistan, Kohli did not appear in his old colors, but when he showed his old style in the next 50 runs, where he was scoring runs and scoring boundaries. .
Kohli played a stellar innings
In the last match of the Asia Cup against Afghanistan on 8 September, Kohli scored an unbeaten 122 in just 61 balls. During this, Kohli also hit 12 fours and 6 sixes. Kohli completed 50 runs in 32 balls. The former Indian captain gave 63 runs in the last 21 balls. In this way, Kohli also completed his first century for Team India in T20 cricket and also became the highest run-scorer in the Asia Cup.