In the realm of cricket, records transcend mere numbers and stand as monuments immortalizing a player’s legacy within the rich tapestry of the sport’s history. India’s charismatic batter Virat Kohli recently exemplified this concept as he left an indelible mark in the annals of the game, crafting an extraordinary chapter in the cricketing history with his brilliant ton during the semifinal of the ODI World Cup 2023.

In a riveting showdown against New Zealand during the tournament’s first semifinal, Kohli played a masterful innings that shattered numerous records and captivated the cricketing world. His bat orchestrated a symphony of precision as he registered his 50th ODI century. The achievement not only showcased his unparalleled skill but also catapulted him beyond the esteemed record set by the legendary Sachin Tendulkar for the most ODI centuries.

Virat Kohli’s record-breaking knock

In a scintillating display of batting prowess, Kohli played a masterclass innings, scoring an exquisite 117 runs in the crucial semifinal clash against New Zealand. His innings included a blend of elegant strokes and powerful hits, treating fans to a spectacle that further solidified his status as one of the greatest cricketers of all time. This century knock by the Delhi-born cricketer not only marked his 50th in ODIs but also set a new record for the most runs in a single World Cup edition.

The praise from prominent figures

Kohli’s record-breaking achievement garnered widespread acclaim, drawing congratulations from various corners. From India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to tennis star Novak Djokovic and actor Sunny Deol, numerous prominent figures lauded the cricketer for his exceptional feat. However, it was a message from his wife, Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma, that resonated deeply with fans.

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Anushka Sharma’s heartfelt note for Kohli

In a touching gesture, Anushka took to her Instagram Story to share a picture of Virat from the historic match and penned a heartfelt note. She expressed her gratitude to god for blessing her with Virat’s love and acknowledged the hard work he had put in to reach this extraordinary milestone.

“God is the best scriptwriter! Utterly grateful to him for blessing me with your love, and to watch you grow from strength to strength and achieve all that you have and will, being honest to yourself and to the sport always. You are truly god’s child,” wrote Anushka.

Anushka Sharma''s Instagram story for Virat Kohli
Anushka Sharma”s Instagram story for Virat Kohli

The note not only acknowledged Kohli’s achievements on the field but also emphasized the honesty and dedication he brings to the sport.

Anushka acknowledges Team India and Mohammed Shami

Anushka didn’t limit her praise to just Virat as she also extended her congratulations to the entire Indian cricket team and specifically mentioned the outstanding performance of Mohammed Shami in the further stories. Notably, Shami bagged a brilliant seven-wicket haul for India in the contest that ultimately helped the hosts beat New Zealand and secure a spot in the final.

Anushka Sharma's Instagram stories for Team India and Mohammed Shami
Anushka Sharma’s Instagram stories for Team India and Mohammed Shami

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