Virat Kohli Centuries: Kohli Equals Chris Gayle record with sixth IPL century | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) batter Virat Kohli achieved a remarkable feat by equalling Chris Gayle‘s record for the most centuries in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL) against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on Thursday.
Kohli smashed his sixth century in the IPL, showcasing his incredible batting skills and consistency. The milestone was reached during a thrilling match, where Kohli’s century played not only a pivotal role in RCB’s 8-wicket victory over SRH but also boosted the team’s chances to make it to the playoffs.

With his masterful innings, Kohli demonstrated once again why he is regarded as one of the finest batters in the IPL, leaving fans and cricket enthusiasts in awe of his incredible achievement.
Kohli reached his century in style by hitting a six off SRH pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar

over deep midwicket. This century was particularly significant for Kohli as it marked his first century in the IPL after a gap of four years.

Kohli, overwhelmed by his century, jubilantly raised his bat while going down on his knees in a display of sheer exhilaration. The resounding roar of the crowd filled the stadium, creating an electrifying atmosphere that reverberated through every corner.
The scenes unfolded in Hyderabad were nothing short of extraordinary, capturing the raw passion and excitement of cricket fans witnessing this extraordinary feat.

Kohli’s century came off just 62 balls, an impressive display of his batting skills. He hit 12 boundaries and four maximums during his innings, showcasing his ability to find the boundaries consistently.
Kohli’s partnership with skipper Faf du Plessis was also remarkable as the opening pair put on a massive 172-run stand, which played a crucial role in setting up a strong foundation in the team’s 187-run chase.
Du Plessis played a fantastic innings, scoring 71 runs off just 47 balls. His innings included 7 fours and 2 sixes, indicating his ability to steal boundaries as well.

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