Virat Kohli etched his name in the annals of cricket history by equaling Sachin Tendulkar’s remarkable record of the most centuries in One-Day Internationals (ODIs). Virat Kohli’s 49th ODI century quickly became the hot topic of discussion on various social media platforms.
Enthusiastic fans, who gathered in large numbers, illuminated their mobile flashlights in a heartwarming gesture shortly after witnessing Virat Kohli’s 49th ODI century, marking a truly special moment for the cricketing legend as he achieved this feat on his birthday.
The right-handed batsman, taking the crease at No.3, began his innings with a composed approach. He tactfully seized opportunities to play shots when needed, taking calculated risks. With his ability to expertly rotate the strike, collect quick singles, and dispatch boundaries as the situation demanded, he posed significant challenges to the South African bowlers, defying their expectations.
Meanwhile, former Indian cricketer Aakash Chopra expressed his candid opinion following Virat Kohli’s 49th ODI century. He took to his official social media handle, previously known as Twitter, and commented on Virat Kohli’s apparent obsession with scoring centuries. Aakash Chopra’s tweet read, “The obsession is unreal.” See the tweet below.
The obsession is unreal — Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) November 5, 2023
Aakash Chopra’s tweet generated considerable attention and discussion within the cricketing community in the wake of Virat Kohli’s 49th ODI century. The cricket expert observed that Kohli seemed to slow down towards the end of his innings, particularly as he approached the 80-run mark, displaying a lack of intent. Concurrently, numerous social media users launched scathing criticisms against Aakash Chopra for his remarks regarding Virat Kohli’s 49th ODI century.
Stick to commentary. Oh wait I forgot 😭😭😭— aks (@ReignOfVirat) November 5, 2023
He played more intl matches than your runs in intl Cricket— Dhruv (@ImDhruv_18) November 5, 2023
Yes, you waiting for Kohli's failure. Obsession is real.— Ajitdeep (@CHAIHOLIC_) November 5, 2023
because you couldn't score one.— Aahil (@KulcheNihari) November 5, 2023