Virat Kohli is arguably the greatest ODI cricketer of this generation. He has 45 ODI hundreds which is the 2nd highest number of hundreds in the world. The great Sachin Tendulkar has 49 ODI hundreds which is the highest. Virat Kohli only needs 5 more hundred to break Sachin’s record. In this article, we are going to see the Top 5 Fastest Hundred by Virat Kohli in ODI Cricket.
Top 5 Fastest Hundred by Virat Kohli in ODI
|100* of 52
|115* of 66
|133 of 86
|131 of 96
|113 of 87
52 ball hundred against Australia in 2013
India was chasing 360 against Australia in the 2nd ODI of the series at Jaipur. Openers Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma gave India a good start. And then Virat Kohli came to bat. Kohli smashed 8 fours and 7 sixes in that innings and scored a hundred in just 52 balls. India chased the target of 360 in just 43.3 overs. Rohit Sharma also scored a hundred in the match
60 ball hundred against Australia in 2013
In the same India-Australia ODI series Virat Kohli scored another hundred. In the 6th ODI match of the series, Australia put on a target of 351 runs. Opener Rohit and Shikhar put on a 178-run partnership for the first wicket. And we saw yet another masterclass batting of Virat Kohli. This time Virat Smashed 18 fours and 1 Six and score a 60-ball hundred. India won the match by 5 wickets
76 ball hundred against Sri Lanka in 2012
In 2012 Srilanka was at its prime time. This was a tri-series game and India needed to win the game before 40 over to stay in the race for the final. Sri Lanka set a target of 320 runs. It was looking impossible for India as we need to win before 40 overs to get the bonus point. But who knew Virat Kohli will be batting like this? Kohli smashed 16 fours and 2 sixes in that innings and scored a 76-ball hundred. India chased the target in just 36.4 overs with the help of Kohli’s Hundred.
76 ball hundred against Sri Lanka in 2017
India already won the series and it was a stressless game of Team India against Sri Lanka. Shikhar Dhawan got out early so Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli batted also the whole 50 overs and both of them scored hundred. But Virat Kohli completed his hundred in just 76 balls and he score 131 runs off 96 balls
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80 ball hundred against Sri Lanka in 2023
Virat Kohli smashed his 45th ODI ton on Tuesday against Sri Lanka in the first ODI. Kohli registered his 73rd century in the Guwahati Stadium. He reached his 45th ODI hundred in just 80 deliveries. His final score in the match was 113 runs in 87 balls. He smashed 12 fours and 1 six in the innings. Now he has the second most ODI century in world cricket. Only Sachin Tendulkar is ahead of him ith 49 ODI Hundreds.