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Virat Kohli smashes IPL century after 4 years, equals Chris Gayle’s special record

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Virat Kohli smashed his sixth century in IPL historical past for Royal Challengers Bangalore towards Sunrisers Hyderabad on Thursday. After making a comeback by scoring good centuries in T20, Test, and ODI, Virat ended his century drought of 4 years in IPL at SRH’s house floor. In this innings, he accomplished his century off 62 balls and equaled the large record of Chris Gayle

Kohli additionally crossed the 500-run mark within the 2023 version of IPL together with his good batting.  Moreover, he shared his fourth century partnership this season with Faf du Plessis. The star batter scored his sixth IPL century and has now equaled Chris Gayle for probably the most lots of within the league. He has scored 538 runs in 13 innings this season together with 6 half-centuries and a century. Virat Kohli had earlier scored 4 centuries within the yr 2016 and scored his earlier century within the yr 2019.

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Virat is fourth within the Orange Cap record of this season after Faf du Plessis, Shubman Gill, and Yashasvi Jaiswal. Earlier in September 2022, whereas scoring his century within the Asia Cup, Virat made a comeback. Then got here his century within the ODI sequence towards Sri Lanka, adopted by a ton towards Australia within the Test sequence. 

“Quite special contemplating the magnitude of the sport. Thought SRH obtained an excellent rating. Ball was gripping as nicely. Faf’s been on a unique degree. I’ve had a quiet couple of video games. The manner I used to be hitting within the nets wasn’t transitioning into the center, Virat mentioned after profitable the participant of the match award.

“Crowd here was amazing today as well. Told Faf as well. Just felt like it was a home game for us. They were cheering for us, taking my name as well. I feel you can’t create this. I haven’t forced anyone to support me. It’s an amazing position to be in that you can provide happiness to so many people,” he added.

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