IND vs WI LIVE: Virat Kohli fails BIG-TIME again on 100th ODI at home, extends century DROUGHT- Follow LIVE updates

IND vs WI LIVE: Virat Kohli fails BIG TIME again on 100th ODI- Virat Kohli once again justify his tag of modern…

IND vs WI LIVE: Virat Kohli fails BIG-TIME again on 100th ODI at home, extends century DROUGHT- Follow LIVE updates on InsideSport.IN
IND vs WI LIVE: Virat Kohli fails BIG-TIME again on 100th ODI at home, extends century DROUGHT- Follow LIVE updates on InsideSport.IN

IND vs WI LIVE: Virat Kohli fails BIG TIME again on 100th ODI- Virat Kohli once again justify his tag of modern run-machine in a straight second contest against West Indies. He departed for just 18 runs off 30 balls to fall prey to Odean Smith who is playing in absence of Kieron Pollard. Kohli failed to make the 100th ODI at home memorable on the batting front. The development means century drought got extended to 810 days. Follow India vs West Indies LIVE updates on InsideSport.IN

  • The ex-India skipper had last slammed an international century in November 2019.
  • Earlier while chasing 176 in the first ODI, poor shot-selection by Virat Kohli left a lot to ponder.
  • It has been two years since Virat last scored a century and in the first ODI against Windies, it looked like Virat was a bit arrogant in his playing style and he played aerial shots quite early in his innings. He eventually got out hooking a bouncer and he just managed to score eight runs.

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Now, Virat Kohli will have the last opportunity in the third and final ODI on February 11 (Friday).

Last ton against West Indies

Virat Kohli had smashed his last ODI century against West Indies in August 2019. He can break his jinx against Men in Maroon at home. He has scored 2243 runs in 40 matches against West Indies which comprises record 9 centuries. He, however, will be eyeing 1st ton in Ahmedabad.

Captaincy burden lifted off

Virat Kohli has been lifted off from the captaincy burden from all three formats. He is likely to use the situation to make the most as a proper batsman. He can also reinstate his name at the top when it comes to run chases. He won’t have to work on anything except batting & fielding apart from giving crucial advice to Rohit Sharma at times when required.

Some of the records that Kohli can break in 3rd ODI

  • Virat Kohli is currently placed third in the list of most international centuries.
  • He has scored 70 tons across all formats and is just one shy of equalling Ricky Ponting’s century tally.
  • With an international century eluding the former Indian captain for two years now he will be eager to score one in the upcoming series and reach the second spot.
  • If he manages to score two tons in this three-match ODI series, he will surpass Ricky Ponting and will only be behind Sachin Tendulkar, who has 100 tons to his name.

Virat Kohli in ODIs

Venue Mat Inns NO 100s 50s 0s HS Runs Avg S/R Ca St
Home 99 96 12 19 25 7 157* 5002 59.55 96.68 46 0
Away 159 153 27 24 39 7 183 7291 57.87 90.65 88 0
Overall 258 249 39 43 64 14 183 12293 58.54 93.01 134 0

 

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