15th November 2023, Mumbai: In a moment that will be etched in the annals of cricket history, Indian cricket maestro Virat Kohli scripted an unparalleled achievement by securing his 50th ODI century during the semifinal clash against New Zealand at Mumbai’s iconic Wankhede Stadium.
The electric atmosphere at the venue matched the magnitude of Kohli’s accomplishment, but it was the reaction of his wife, Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma, that stole the spotlight.
As Kohli, entering the game at number three, showcased his cricketing prowess, reaching the historic milestone, Anushka Sharma couldn’t contain her emotions.
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The stands witnessed a spectacle of sheer elation as she threw flying kisses and leaped in joy, echoing the sentiments of millions of fans across the nation.
Surpassing the legendary Sachin Tendulkar’s record, Kohli’s 50th century is a testament to his unparalleled skill and determination on the cricket field.
Anushka Sharma’s exuberant celebration mirrored the collective pride felt by fans, turning the moment into a historic celebration of Indian cricket.
Kohli’s achievement goes beyond the numbers, as he now boasts an astonishing tally of 29 triple-digit scores in ODIs, complemented by centuries in Test and T20I formats, totaling an unprecedented 80 international centuries.
This remarkable feat firmly cements Kohli’s place among cricketing greats, adding another illustrious chapter to his extraordinary career.
The historic moment at Wankhede Stadium will be remembered not only for the records it shattered but also for the shared joy and pride expressed by cricket enthusiasts worldwide.
Anushka Sharma’s unrestrained celebration encapsulated the euphoria, turning the 50th ODI century by Virat Kohli into a moment of collective triumph for Indian cricket.