Virat Kohli’s smashing 46th century stamps India’s victory against Sri Lanka in 3rd ODI series


Indian cricketer Virat Kohli slammed his 46th century during the one-day international (ODI) with Sri Lanka in Thiruvananthapuram on January 15 headlining India’s 3-0 sweep in the series. The former captain hit his second-highest ODI score — 166 not out in just 110 balls. Kohli also broke a flurry of other records including Sachin Tendulkar’s record for the most ODI hundreds at home, hitting his 21st hundred in home conditions. The former skipper also set a new world record for the most hundreds against opposition in ODIs – 10.

India posted 390 on the board and bowled out Sri Lanka (73 for 9) in just 22 overs to complete a 3-0 sweep of the ODI series during the match played at Thiruvananthapuram’s Greenfield International Stadium. India defeated Sri Lanka by 317 runs, the biggest margin in the history of ODI cricket. India broke New Zealand’s record from 2008 as the Black Caps sealed a 290-run win against Ireland Aberdeen after posting 403 on the board. India’s previous best was a 257-run win against Bermuda in the 2007 World Cup wherein the team posted 413 on the board.