Virat Kohli’s 42nd ODI Century Brings #KingKohli on Top of Social Media Charts; Twitter Goes Mad
Virat Kohli (Photo Credits: Twitter)

Virat Kohli smashed records en route to his ODI century number 42 during the second ODI game between India and West Indies at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain on Sunday. The Indian skipper, who went without an ODI century in the last 5 months that accounted for 12 games, registered his 42nd ODI century and 67th overall career hundred in IND vs WI ODI game. Social media soon busted open with everyone, including former cricketers, praising the 30-year-old for his impeccable passion for the game and hunger for more. #KingKohli started trending at top of all on Twitter. India vs West Indies Live Cricket Score 2nd ODI 2019 Match.

But it was not just any other normal game for Kohli. The 30-year-old slammed as many as four records, including overtaking Sourav Ganguly and breaking through Javed Miandad’s 26-year long-standing record. Kohli started the ODI at Port of Spain just 18 runs shy of beating Miandad and becoming the highest ODI run-scorer against the West Indies. Then while batting at the score of 80, Kohli surpassed Ganguly to become the second-highest run-getter for India in ODI cricket.

Sachin Tendulkar leads the illustrious list with 18426 runs from 463 games, while Kohli is second with 11, 406 runs in just 238 games for India. Ganguly on third took 308 ODI games to score 11221 runs. Kohli is also eighth in the list of all-time highest ODI run-scorer and has the second-highest number of ID centuries after the Master Blaster. With all these records under his belt after another majestic inning, Twitter couldn’t help but hail “King Kohli.”

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No. 42

Kohli was eventually dismissed on 120 runs from 125 deliveries by Carlos Brathwaite. Kohli's innings comprised off 14 fours and a six. The Indian skipper was also involved in a 125-run partnership with Shreyas Iyer (71) and they together helped India a post 279/7 on board. Brathwaite was the pick of the bowlers for West Indies with figures of 3/53 in 10 overs.