Virat Kohli passes 2500 runs against Sri Lanka in 50!

Also, he scored 2503 runs against Sri Lanka with this ODI innings in his 50th match and 49th innings. Virat Kohli played most ODI matches against Sri Lanka and second place is occupied by Australia (43), third by West Indies (42). Against these two teams Virat Kohli scored 2083 runs and 2261 runs, respectively.

Virat Kohli crossed 2500 runs against Sri Lanka
Virat Kohli crossed 2500 runs against Sri Lanka

Virat Kohli has smashed his 46th ODI century in 3-ODI series against Sri Lanka, in the third match. Already, India has won 2 matches in the series and have an unassailable lead of 2-0. In the third match, Shubman Gill smashed his second ODI century and Virat Kohli his 46th and second of the series. The match is played at Greenfield Stadium, Thiruvanthapuram, Kerala on 15th January, 2023. Both Shubman Gill and Virat Kohli have put on 131 runs partnership for second wicket and propelled Indian score past 350. India scored 390/5 in 50 overs.

Virat Kohli scores his 46th ODI hundred against Sri Lanka
Virat Kohli scores his 46th ODI hundred against Sri Lanka

Virat Kohli helped India to score 116 runs in last ten overs. He scored 166 runs from 116 balls with a strike rate of 150.91. This is second highest score ever for Virat Kohli behind his 183 runs against Pakistan. Against Sri Lanka, Virat Kohli has played some classic century innings like 133 not out in Adelaide Oval chase. This 166 not out stands as his best attacking ODI innings ever.

Also, he scored 2503 runs against Sri Lanka with this ODI innings in his 50th match and 49th innings. Virat Kohli played most ODI matches against Sri Lanka and second place is occupied by Australia (43), third by West Indies (42). Against these two teams Virat Kohli scored 2083 runs and 2261 runs, respectively. He scored above 1000 ODI runs against England (1340 in 35 matches), New Zealand (1378 in 26 matches) and South Africa (1403 runs in 30 matches), while he scored above 2000 runs against Sri Lanka, Australia and West Indies.

Virat Kohli registers his most attacking innings ever
Virat Kohli registers his most attacking innings ever

Virat Kohli is also poised to cross Sachin Tendulkar 49 centuries record in ODIs, at this pace. He scored 12,754 International runs at an average of 58.23 in 259 innings from 268 ODI matches. Virat Kohli scored 46 100’s, 64 50’s and has 40 not outs, in total. Sachin Tendulkar scored 18,426 runs at 44.83 average in 452 innings from 463 innings with 49 100’s, 96 50’s. India is poised to win the series by 3-0 against Sri Lanka.

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