Virat Kohli scores first century in World Cup match against Pak

North Gazette News/New Delhi
Virat Kohli on Sunday became first batsman to century in World Cup match against Pak, taking India’s score to a formidable total of 300 runs in 50 overs in ODI match in World Cup 2015 that is being played at Adelaide in Australia.

Kohli reached the milestone in 118 balls with the help of 4 fours but he perished after scoring a brisk 107 in 126 balls.

Virat Kohli got out to a half volley by Pak pacer Sohail Khan while he trying to up the run rate and he edged the ball to wicket keeper Umar Akmal.

Virat Kohli’s brilliant century also led to India’s record sixth win against Pakistan in World Cup encounters that both had played so far by 76 runs and also earned him ‘Man of Match’ award.

Kohli helped India in putting a formidable total of 300 runs in 50 overs while playing first at Adelaide Oval Cricket Stadium in Australia but in reply Pakistan batsman managed to 224 runs and the team was bundled out by Indian bowlers in 47 overs.

Speaking at presentation ceremony after the match, Virat Kohli termed the ‘Man of Match’ award as one of the biggest in his career so far and said that the win against Pakistan is an amazing way to begin Cricket World Cup 2015 campaign to defend the crown of being the World Champions.