The Indian team will start all three ODI series against New Zealand from Wednesday 18th January i.e. tomorrow. The first match of this home series will be played in Hyderabad. As per Indian time, this match will kick off at 1:30 pm Throughout this series, everyone’s eyes will be on Virat Kohli. Earlier in the ODI series played against Sri Lanka, Virat Kohli appeared in excellent form from him. Former captain Virat Kohli can match a special record held by Rohit Sharma in the first ODI against New Zealand.
In fact, Virat Kohli had scored an innings of 166* runs in the last match of the ODI series played against Sri Lanka. He crossed the 150-run mark for the 10th time while playing in India. With this score, he broke the record of former Indian batsman Virender Sehwag. Viru had crossed the 150 mark 9 times while playing in India in his career.
Ah King Kohli will be keeping an eye on Rohit Sharma’s record. Rohit Sharma has crossed the 150 race mark a total of 11 times in India. Now Virat Kohli can match Rohit Sharma’s record by scoring 150 runs in the first ODI against New Zealand. On the other hand, former Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar has crossed the 150 mark a total of 12 times while playing in India. He is present at number one in this matter.
Virat’s great form has appeared in 2023. He has scored 2 centuries in a total of 3 matches. Kohli has now scored a total of 46 centuries in his ODI career. He is now slowly closing in on Sachin Tendulkar’s record. Sachin Tendulkar has scored a total of 49 ODI centuries in his career. In such a situation, Kohli can easily break his record with only 4 centuries.