In following, we are counting down the list of centuries made by Virat Kohli in one day cricket but first, here are some statistic highlights and interesting facts of Kohli's career so far.
Most century against which team?
6 against Sri Lanka and 5 against Australia. Kohli's first ODI century, 107 at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on 24 December 2009, also came against Sri Lanka. He had 10 centuries at home, followed by 5 in Bangladesh, 4 in Australia and 2 in Sri Lanka.
Virat has made ODI century against all test playing nations, although he's yet to score a ton in South Africa (he has one in tests). Kohli's best year was 2011 when he made 1381 runs from 34 matches in the calendar year and followed up with 1026 runs in 2012, 1268 runs in 2013, 1054 runs in 2014 and 623 runs in 2015. He's currently the leading run scorer in 2016 as well.
Kohli's fastest ODI century?
52 balls against Australia at Jaipur on 16 October 2013. Kohli also holds record of 3rd fastest ODI hundred for India, with 61 balls knock against Australia the same month.
How many wins in Kohli's centuries?
Several people wonder if Tendulkar played for records and thus his centuries didn't fetch enough wins for India, critics sometimes also question Kohli's knocks, although his winning ratio is much better. Tendulkar overall had 14 centuries in successful chases and Kohli has already equaled him. In fact, he averages over 60 batting second.
Virat Kohli vs AB de Villiers.
Two of the most prolific batsmen of our generation, it's obvious to have a comparison between these two. So far, AB is winning the race in test arena while Kohli once again takes the one day crown.
Virat Kohli's ODI careerODIs = 177. Runs = 7692. Highest score = 183 vs Pakistan at Dhaka on 18 March 2012. Average = 53.41. Strike Rate = 90.75. 100s = 27. 50s = 38. Ducks (0s) = 10. Fours (4s) = 711. Sixes (6s) = 81.
|27th Century||122||105||8||5||England||Pune||15 Jan 2017|
|26th Century||154||134||16||1||New Zealand||Mohali||23 Oct 2016|
|25th Century||106||92||11||1||Australia||Canberra||20 Jan 2016|
|24th Century||117||117||7||2||Australia||Melbourne||17 Jan 2016|
|23rd Century||138||140||6||5||South Africa||Chennai||22 Oct 2015|
|22nd Century||107||126||8||0||Pakistan||Adelaide||15 Feb 2015|
|21st Century||139*||126||12||3||Sri Lanka||Ranchi||16 Nov 2014|
|20th Century||127||114||13||3||West Indies||Dharamsala||17 Oct 2014|
|19th Century||136||122||16||2||Bangladesh||Fatullah||26 Feb 2014|
|18th Century||123||111||11||2||New Zealand||Napier||19 Jan 2014|
|17th Century||115*||66||18||1||Australia||Nagpur||30 Oct 2013|
|16th Century||100*||52||8||7||Australia||Jaipur||16 Oct 2013|
|15th Century||115||108||13||1||Zimbabwe||Harare||24 Jul 2013|
|14th Century||102||83||13||2||West Indies||Port'Spain||5 Jul 2013|
|13th Century||128*||119||12||1||Sri Lanka||Colombo||31 Jul 2012|
|12th Century||106||113||9||0||Sri Lanka||Ham'tota||21 Jul 2012|
|11th Century||183||148||22||1||Pakistan||Dhaka||18 Mar 2012|
|10th Century||108||120||7||0||Sri Lanka||Dhaka||13 Mar 2012|
|9th Century||133*||86||16||2||Sri Lanka||Hobart||28 Feb 2012|
|8th Century||117||123||14||0||West Indies||Vizag||2 Dec 2011|
|7th Century||112*||98||16||0||England||Delhi||17 Oct 2011|
|6th Century||107||93||9||1||England||Cardiff||16 Sep 2011|
|5th Century||100*||83||8||2||Bangladesh||Dhaka||19 Feb 2011|
|4th Century||105||104||10||0||New Zealand||Guwahati||28 Nov 2010|
|3rd Century||118||121||11||1||Australia||Vizag||20 Oct 2010|
|2nd Century||102*||95||11||0||Bangladesh||Dhaka||11 Jan 2010|
|1st Century||107||114||11||1||Sri Lanka||Kolkata||24 Dec 2009|