The World Cup (ICC Cricket World Cup 2023) has been very good for Indian Cricket Team veteran batsman Virat Kohli as a batsman. He scored the highest score of 765 runs in the tournament and was also awarded the Player of the Tournament title. Although due to this excellent performance of Kohli, the Indian team could not win the trophy, but he made many records in this tournament. By scoring a brilliant century in the semi-final match against New Zealand, Virat Kohli surpassed Sachin Tendulkar’s world record of 49 centuries and set a world record of 50 centuries.
Virat Kohli received best wishes from all over the world for this great achievement, but now his IPL partner and close friend Chris Gayle gave a surprising reaction about this excellent record. Played for Gujarat Giants in Legends League. While talking to reporters, Chris Gayle said about Virat Kohli’s 50 centuries, ‘Even when I played with him at RCB, he was a good batsman. He also knows how to play ODI cricket. Scoring 50 centuries in the ODI format is a remarkable achievement. He broke the record of the great batsman Sachin Tendulkar.
Chris Gayle further said in this context, ‘We have to give him full credit for this record. I don’t think anyone can come close or break this record. I also texted him and congratulated him for these record-breaking innings.
Let us tell you that Virat Kohli has scored 3 centuries and 6 half-centuries in 11 innings in World Cup 2023. During this period his average is 95.62. Virat Kohli bagged the Player of the Tournament title for the first time in the ODI World Cup. Before this, he had won this T20 World Cup title twice.