Big positive for Kohli

Despite India's elimination from the ongoing Asia Cup in UAE, a major positive will be the form of Virat Kohli, who finally ended his century drought.

His century

The former India captain scored the 71st ton of his international career after 1020 days and 83 innings, earning praise from everyone.

His impressive record

Kohli played an unbeaten innings of 122 runs in 61 balls against Afghanistan and with this became the fastest to reach 71 hundreds.

Kohli was playing the 522nd innings of his international career, and during his century, also became the fastest to 24,000 international runs!

522 innings as well!

Sachin, who scored 100 centuries internationally, reached the 71st century of his career in his 523rd innings.

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin is quite ahead of other on this list with 100  centuries in international cricket. This includes 51 Test and 49 ODI tons for his team.

King of centuries

With his 71st century, Kohli has equalled former World Cup-winning captain Ricky Ponting of Australia. He also has 71 centuries in 652 innings.

Matches Ponting's record 

Virat Kohli was yet to score a T20I century in his career, which meant that his ton against Afghanistan was his first in this format.

T20I account opened

After scoring his century, Kohli was quick to dedicate this special century to his wife Anushka Sharma and daughter Vamika.

Credits wife and daughter

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