India captain Virat Kohli became the first Indian to score three consecutive centuries in One-day Internationals (ODI). He made his 38th century while playing the third ODI against the Windies at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune.
He reached his century off 110 balls in the 37.1 over. Other than Virat Kohli, only three other batsmen have scored three consecutive hundreds in a bilateral series – Pakistan’s Zaheer Abbas (against India), Quinton de Kock of South Africa (against India) and Babar Azam of Pakistan (against the West Indies).
Earlier he surpassed batting legend Sachin Tendulkar to become the fastest player to reach 10,000 ODI runs, he is also the second youngest (29y 353d) to the milestone after Tendulkar (27y 341d).
He has been in a fine touch in the ongoing series, he also holds the record of scoring 1,000 ODI runs in a calendar year in fewest innings (11) bettering his own record of 2012 (15 innings).
During the 2nd ODI, he completed 4,000 runs ODIs at home. He became the fastest to achieve this as he took just 78 innings as compared to Sachin Tendulkar’s 92.