Virat Kohli brings up his century with a six (PC: iplt20)
New Delhi.You must have seen Virat Kohli hitting a hat-trick of fours and sixes many times, but on the last day he hit an amazing hat-trick. Kohli came and stood in front of yesterday. Which gave everyone a chance to celebrate. In fact, Royal Challengers Bangalore former captain Virat Kohli scored a century against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 65th match of IPL 2023.
Kohli played an inning of 100 runs in 63 balls. During this, he hit 12 fours and 4 sixes. With this, Kohli also ended his 4-year wait. After about 4 years, a century came out of his bat in IPL. Along with this, he also broke many records, but hardly you would know that there were three coincidences in his century.
- The date when Kohli scored a century against Hyderabad was 18 May 2023. He had scored a century in the IPL against Punjab 7 seven years ago i.e. on the same date in 2016. He scored 113 runs in 50 balls.
- The second coincidence with Kohli is the victory of Bangalore. Since 2013, whenever there has been a clash between Bangalore and Hyderabad in Hyderabad, most of the hosts have won. Bangalore won only 2 times in 2015 and 2023. The coincidence in both these victories of Bangalore was that Kohli was the player of the match both the times.
- A coincidence of Kohli’s century is also related to sixes. Kohli scored a century in IPL after 1490 days. He completed his 100 runs with a six. Even before this, he has ended his drought of more than thousand days with sixes. He scored his first T20 International century in the Asia Cup against Afghanistan last year. With this, he scored an international century after 1021 days. He had completed his 100 runs with sixes. After this, he scored a century against Bangladesh, ending the 1214-day drought in International ODI cricket. He also completed his 100 runs here with a six.