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Virat Kohli Finally Shares His Brutally Honest Response To His 71st Century

Virat Kohli Finally Shares His Brutally Honest Response To His 71st Century

During the 2022 Asia Cup game against Afghanistan. Virat Kohli ended his widely reported century drought.

Virat Kohli, the team India’s star batter, had a difficult time for a significant portion of 2022. Which ultimately led to him taking a month off in August-September.

In addition to being a better batter when he returned. Kohli also ended a two-year wait for an international century. When he smashed his 71st century against Afghanistan His debut in the shortest format of the game came in the 2022 Asia Cup.

Following his ton, Kohli acknowledged he never imagined the century would come in T20Is. In the seven months since Kohli has scored four more hundred. And surpassed Australia Ricky Ponting excelled to rank as the second-highest centurion in cricket history.

Virat Kohli responds to his 71st ton


Virat Kohli finally shares his brutally honest response to his 71st ton, saying, “I was like main iske liye 2 saal se ro raha tha?”.

Kohli recalled the moment he broke his century drought against Afghanistan during an interview for Puma’s “Let There Be Sport” program. And he revealed that the ecstasy of his hundred only lasted two seconds.

”Oh, I’m on 94; I could probably get this,’ I thought before I reached 100”. The following ball scored six, too. However, the fact remains that I laughed uncontrollably as soon as I reached 100. In the episode, which is available for streaming on Disney+ Hotstar, Kohli said, “I was like,’main iske liye ro raha tha 2 saal se?

”I gave myself permission to experience that for like just these two seconds. That moment happened, and it ended. The sun rises once more the following morning. It wouldn’t last forever. It’s not like I got a perfect score and will always remember this moment. I laughed uncontrollably because it was so hilarious. This is all there is, I thought”, Kohli added.

The 34-year-old batsman admitted there were tears when he spoke to his wife. Anushka Sharma when the interviewer questioned Kohli about whether he actually cried after that century.”Not then, but when I talked to Anushka. There were tears”, Kohli said.

The moment Kohli broke Sachin Tendulkar’s record of 49 ODI centuries would be emotional for him. He acknowledged during the same conversation.

When asked about his thoughts on reaching that milestone, Kohli, who is only three ODI centuries away from tying Tendulkar’s record, replies, “It will be a very emotional moment for me”.

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