India vs West Indies 4th ODI at Mumbai: India captain Virat Kohli has the chance of joining Kumar Sangakkara to a world record. Kohli currently has three consecutive ODI centuries to his name and he stands a chance of equalling Kumar Sangakkara’s record of four consecutive tons in ODI cricket. 140, 157* and 107 – all the three scores have come in the ongoing five-match ODI series against the Windies as he became the only Indian to slam three consecutive tons in ODI cricket. Also Read - Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar, Mary Kom Participate in Lights Off Challenge as Sporting Fraternity Unite in Fight Against COVID-19 Pandemic by Lighting Candles, Lamps
Meanwhile, Kohli has broken several other records, like becoming fastest in the world to 10,000 ODI runs and fastest to 6000 international runs in Asia, apart from becoming the fastest to 60 international centuries. At Pune, he slammed his 38th ODI century. Also Read - Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma Urge Indian Citizens to Show Solidarity With Health Warriors; Support PM Narendra Modi's Initiative To Light Candles at 9 PM
Meanwhile, the series is locked at 1-1 after Windies beat India by 43 runs at Pune. The second ODI ended in a thrilling tie, thanks to Shai Hope.
Kohli brought up his 38th ton in 113 balls, chasing 283 set by the touring Windies team.
He became the first captain to score three consecutive centuries and also becomes the first player to score four consecutive centuries against an opposition (v Windies).
Kohli also joined Kumar Sangakkara and Ricky Ponting to become only the third batsman to score 8000+ runs batting at No 3.
The former Lankan gloveman had set the record in the 2015 World Cup as he registered the scores of 105 not out (vs Bangladesh), 117 not out (vs England), 104 (vs Australia) and 124 (vs Scotland) – all coming in the group stages.