India’s star batsman Virat Kohli achieved a big feat during the World Cup match against South Africa on November 5.
With his 49th century, Kohli has equaled Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar’s record of ODI centuries.
After equalizing this record, Kohli said that he will never be as good as Sachin Tendulkar.
Kohli’s century, equaling Sachin’s record, came off 119 balls, which shows Kohli’s excellent batting ability.
It was a special day for him, not only because of the record but also because today he is also celebrating his 35th birthday.
On this special occasion, he expressed his gratitude for the love of the fans and described the experience as “dream-like”.
Kohli has been chosen man of this match. Speaking at the post-match presentation, Kohli said that equaling his hero’s record is a special moment for him.
Kohli said that Sachin will always be his hero. Kohli also said that it has been an emotional journey for him and it meant a lot to receive a special message from Tendulkar.
Kohli said, ‘This is quite special. It’s too much for me right now. It is very special for me to equal my hero’s record. I have grown up watching him bat and he is perfection when it comes to batting. I’ll never be that good. No matter what happens, he will always remains my hero.”
Virat Kohli said, ‘It has been an emotional journey for me. I know where I came from and to stand here and get appreciation from them, it means a lot to me”.