India and Sri Lanka are two countries in South Asia. India is the seventh largest country by land area and the second most populous country in the world, while Sri Lanka is an island nation located off the southern coast of India. The two countries have a history of cultural, economic, and political ties, but have also had conflicts, particularly over the civil war in Sri Lanka. They also compete in sports, particularly cricket which is the most popular sport in both countries.
During his career, Sachin Tendulkar broke 20 ODI centuries at home in 164 matches. Kohli reached 20 tons at home in today’s ODI match against Sri Lanka. Indian cricketer Virat Kohli returned to the field in the One Day International (ODI) series against Sri Lanka. Kohli’s Indian team is playing against Sri Lanka managed by Dasun Shanaka in the 1st ODI of the three-match series at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati. After breaking an ODI century drought of over 1,214 days, as well as a century, Kohli has equaled Sachin Tendulkar’s record in ODI series at home.
India vs Sri Lanka ODI: Virat Kohli scores a hundred, equals Sachin Tendulkar’s record
Tendulkar holds the most centuries (20) in ODI cricket at home. Former India captain Kohli reached the milestone after scoring a century in today’s match. To surpass Tendulkar’s mark, Kohli will need to reach three more figures in the next ODI match. Although Sachin and Kohli both managed 20 centuries each in ODI cricket at home, their total centuries stand at 49 and 45 respectively.
During his tenure, Sachin Tendulkar broke 20 ODI centuries at home in 164 matches. On the other hand, Kohli also recorded 20 tons at home in 102 ODIs. To enter the list of all-time run-getters in the ODIs, he must score an additional 80 points. Kohli is only behind Kumar Sangakkara, Ricky Ponting, Sanath Jayasuriya and Mahela Jayawardene in the list of all-time run-scorers.
Rajita dismissed Virat for 113 balls or 87. Virat also surpassed Tendulkar’s record of hundreds in ODIs against Sri Lanka by an Indian batsman. He had nine centuries against Sri Lanka, compared to eight for Sachin against the island nation. Virat also has nine ODI tons against West Indies and eight against Australia.