In the semi-final match between India and New Zealand for the World Cup took place yesterday at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, Virat Kohli scored his 50th.
With this, he has broken Sachin Tendulkar's record of scoring the most centuries in ODIs. Kohli's hero is Sachin.
Kohli made the moment emotional by breaking his record and paying his respects to him on the field.
After the batting of the Indian team, Kohli got emotional and spoke among the fans.
“I never thought a moment like this would happen. Everything is like a dream.
I am overjoyed. The task I was given throughout this series is the same today! I stood up and played a big innings.
Everything went well today.
Make the team win.
I have to do what it takes. This is what will always run through my mind,'' Kohli said emotionally.
Also, he added,``My wife was in front of me today. My favorite hero Sachin was in front of me. Such a moment before them.
I can't describe it in words. If I were to paint my life as a painting, I would like to depict this moment."
After the match, Sachin Tendulkar congratulated the wicketkeeper by hugging him and congratulated him saying that he was proud of this achievement.
Prime Minister Modi congratulated him saying, ``He has exemplified the spirit of excellence and perseverance that defines great sportsmanship.''
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. K. Stalin, ``Unbelievable achievement! 50 ODI Centuries! Virat Kohli posted his greeting saying, 'You are a cricket wonder'.
We also wish that Virat Kohli continues his achievements!