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King Kohli Back with his 71st

India triumphs over Afghanistan in Asia Cup

From Eden Gardens to Dubai, exactly after 1020 days King is back. Known as King and one of the best in the game Virat Kohli scored his 71st Century after 2 years, 9 months, and 16 days dry. Former Indian Captain dedicated his century to his wife, Anushka Sharma and their Daughter. “This hundred is dedicated to Anushka who stood by me all through and to daughter Vamika as well. When you have someone next to me, putting things in right perspective, like Anushka who was with me all the side”, Kohli said.

As Virat finally ended his years long dry streak, let’s check out when was the last time Kohli had scored his last ton.

Virat Kohli’s Last ODI and Test Century

After exactly 522 innings King finally reached his 71st international ton as the 3rd batsman in the world. As one of the all time best captain of Australia Ricky Ponting took 652 and as for the God of Cricket himself Sachin Tendulkar took only 523 innings.

Although the last time Kohli scored his hundred in Internationals was in November 2019 against Bangladesh at Eden Gardens and for ODIs he last scored century was in August 2019 against West Indies at Queen’s Park Oval.

Virat Kohli Scores His Maiden T20I Century

With his 1st T20I ton Kohli joined Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul to became the 4th Indian to Score 100 in all 3 formats of the game. As expected the whole country as well as many fans around the world has sent greeting to this warrior.

Scorecard India vs Afghanistan, Asia Cup 2022 Super 4

Afghanistan elected to Bowl.

IND – 212/2 (20), Kl Rahul – 62(41), Virat Kohli – 122*(61), Bhuvneshwar Kumar in 4 over, 5 wickets, 4 runs.

AFG – 111/8 (20), Ibrahim Zadran – 64* (59)

India won by 101 runs.

Man of the Match Virat Kohli.

Although this victory is not enough for India to reach the finals of Asia Cup 2022 but this sure came as welcome victory as the players gain confidence and Virat Kohli finally break free his curse. India is now all set for upcoming World Cup T20 which will be hosted by Australia.

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