In a historic showdown at Wankhede, Virat Kohli broke Sachin Tendulkar's monumental record by scoring his 50th century in a single-day cricket match during the World Cup semifinal. New Zealand initially tried to challenge Kohli's prowess, but the magic of Kohli's bat overwhelmed them.
Wankhede Stadium witnessed a cricketing spectacle on November 15, 2023, as Kohli, with an unbeatable performance, achieved what seemed unattainable—surpassing Sachin's record of 49 centuries in one-day cricket. New Zealand's attempts to outmanoeuvre Kohli fell short in the face of his extraordinary skill and immense pressure.
Sachin Tendulkar, present at the match, graciously witnessed his record being eclipsed by Kohli. The crowd erupted in applause as Kohli not only broke records but also earned the respect of cricket enthusiasts worldwide. The sporting spirit prevailed as Sachin himself honoured Kohli for his remarkable achievement.
This year's World Cup has seen India's unstoppable team, and Kohli stands as an indomitable force. With the highest run tally in the tournament, Kohli has now surpassed even Sachin's legendary feat. The race for the most centuries in one-day cricket has taken a new turn, with Kohli leaving behind the master blaster himself.
While some doubted Kohli's ability to break Sachin's record, it is now clear that he has silenced the skeptics. The belief now resonates that an unstoppable Virat Kohli will not take long to add another century to India's unbeatable streak in the World Cup.