Kohli had scored an unbeaten score of 104 as India declared their second innings at 352 for 8. Sri Lanka have to chase a score of 231.The Indian bowlers had full controll over Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka had a score of 75 for seve, But the umpires called off the play due to deteriorating lights. As a result the match ended in a draw.
The 25-year-old Karnataka batsman have now scored a total of Fifty International Centuries. Out of that Eighteen are from Test Cricket. How Kholi stands half a way equalling to the feat of Sachin Tendulkar.
In sidelines of a promotional event after the first Test between India and Sri Lanka, India’s head coach Ravi Shastri, said ” Sky is the limit for Kholi, he is a fabulous player, I am very happy “.
Kohli’s ability to score runs and convert half- centuries into hundreds was on full view. He bounced back from duck in his first innings to score an unbeaten 104. The Indian captain now became the eighth batsman ever to score 50 or more International centuries.
In the list of most number of centuries, Kohli is now at number eighth behind Brian Lara (53), Mahela Jayawardene (54), Hashim Amla (54), Jaques Kallis (62), Kumar Sangakkara (63) Ricky Ponting (71) and Sachin Tendulkar (100),