After poor performance in first two tests of the Test Series against South Africa; Virat Kohli faced lot of critcism on social media. Not only he but his wife Anushka Sharma also had a lot of troll in the social media, but with fiery batting in one-dyers, Virat Kohli has responded to the critics. Virat is just doing justice to his; like his name he is playing massive innings and going further and further breaking records match by match.
In the 6 match ODI series Kohli made 3 hundreds and 1 fifty with aggregate total of 558 runs at a whopping average of 186. He become the first ever batsman to score 500 runs in the bilateral series. Indian captain Virat Kohli finished the ODI series in a very aggressive manner.
|V Kohli (IND) India in South Africa ODI Series, 2017/18||6||3||558||160*||186||3||1|
|R Sharma (IND) Australia in India ODI Series, 2013/14||6||2||491||209||122.75||2||1|
|G Bailey (AUS) Australia in India ODI Series, 2013/14||6||1||478||156||95.6||1||3|
With the 35th ODI hundred he is just behind the God of Cricket Sachin Tendulkar and second in the list of most centuries in the ODI cricket. Kohli remained unbeaten on 129 off 96 balls, which included two sixes and 19 fours. And when he reached 71, Kohli became the first batsman ever to score 500 or more runs in a bilateral ODI series.
|S Tendulkar (IND)||463||452||18426||200*||44.83||49||96|
|V Kohli (IND)||208||200||9588||183||58.1||35||46|
|R Ponting (AUS)||375||365||13704||164||42.03||30||82|
|S Jayasuriya (ASL)||445||433||13430||189||32.36||28||68|
|H Amla (SA)||161||158||7535||159||50.23||26||34|
|AB de Villiers (SA)||225||215||9577||176||53.5||25||53|
Overall Virat Kohli Made 844 runs @ an average of 93.77 in 12 innings combining test matches and ODIs. Kohli’s run aggregate in Test Matches is 286 runs at 47.66 at an average. The only batsman to post a hundred, Moreover his average was also the maximum one.
In South Africa’s highest run in bilateral series
|558*||Virat Kohli||SA 2018 (6 Innings)|
|454||Kevin Pietersen||SA 2005 (6 Innings)|
|Hashim Amla||WI 2015 (6 Innings)|
|410||Faf du Plessis||SL, 2017 (5 Innings)|
Picture perfect post a 5-1 series victory. Congratulations to the bunch that made it possible #TeamIndia #SAvIND pic.twitter.com/W0Cy2KUeKv
— BCCI (@BCCI) February 16, 2018