Virat Kohli becomes the first player in history of cricket to score a century in the 500th match

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In his monumental 500th international match, Virat Kohli showcased his extraordinary talent by smashing his 29th Test hundred, adding to his astonishing total of 76 international centuries achieved throughout his illustrious career.On day 1, Virat Kohli stepped up to bat when India’s score was 153 for 2. As the day’s play concluded, he was tantalizingly close to his century, requiring just 13 runs more.

Virat Kohli

India admirably recovered from a challenging afternoon session, reaching 288-4 against West Indies at the end of the day.On day 2 Kohli showed his brilliance as he achieved his 29th test century in 180 balls.Sachin Tendulkar holds an impressive record of 664 matches, closely followed by Mahela Jayawardena with 652 matches and Kumar Sangakkara with 594 matches.

Sanath Jayasuriya’s tally stands at 586 matches, while Ricky Ponting and MS Dhoni have showcased their talents in 560 and 538 matches, respectively. Virat Kohli achieved an extraordinary milestone in his 500th international match. He became the first ever batsman to surpass the 50-run mark, leaving an indelible mark on the sport. Not only did he reach 50, but Kohli went on to blaze an astounding innings, ending with an impressive score of 121 runs.

In Kohli’s remarkable 500th international match, he created history by becoming the first ever batsman to score a century on such a momentous occasion. Astonishingly, no other player has been able to achieve a half-century in their 500th international match. Holding the record for the second-highest score in such matches is Kumar Sangakkara, who managed a total of 48 runs.Notably, Sachin Tendulkar scored 35 runs in his 500th match.

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