Virat Kohli 71st International Hundred: Full list of records broken by Virat Kohli on his 71st international century

Virat Kohli 71st International Hundred

Although the defending champions, Team India is eliminated from the Asia cup 2022 and this edition will see the new taking place as a champion of Asia but many Indian fans were also waiting for Virat Kohli‘s 71st International century.

In the last night match between India and Afghanistan, Former Indian captain Virat Kohli scored his first T20I century for India in the Asia Cup and created various records with his 71st international Century.

Indian cricket fans always had a reason to believe that the bad phase of Virat will end eventually. Meanwhile, It took Virat three difficult years to break his century curse and it came against the Afghanistan when Kohli scored an amazing knock of 122 runs and broke the couple of records at the Dubai International stadium.

Check out full list of records that were broken by Virat Kohli vs Afghanistan in Asia Cup 2022:

Virat Kohli is now the highest scorer in T20I innings for India come to pass Indian skipper, Rohit Sharma’s 118 runs after scoring 122 runs vs Afghanistan in Asia Cup 2022.

Virat Kohli also become the fourth Indian batsman to accomplish this amazing feat of scoring a ton in all the formats of Cricket.

Former Indian Captain, Virat Kohli become the only 6th Indian player to score a T20I Century.

Virat Kohli is on the second place for scoring the highest number of International centuries in the history of cricket, after he score his 71st century against Afghanistan. Equalling the century record of Ricky Ponting‘s 71st century. 

Virat also broke the records for Highest T20 centuries scored by an Indian batsman with 6 centuries under his name with K.L Rahul and Rohit Sharma.

Virat Kohli also become the second Indian batsman after Rohit Sharma to score a century of T20 sixes.

Virat Kohli outstanding 122 runs vs Afghanistan in Asia Cup 2022 is the highest individual score in any T20I event played in UAE.

Overall, Virat Kohli become the 7th batsman in history to score 24,000 international runs and only third Indian to do so after Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar.

Virat Kohli become the fastest cricketer to reach 24000 international runs in just 522 innings.

Virat Kohli became the first Indian to score a ton in Asia Cup T20I.