India vs New Zealand: Virat Kohli hits 100th 50-plus score in List A cricket

first_img Akshay Ramesh Mount MaunganuiJanuary 28, 2019UPDATED: January 28, 2019 14:20 IST India vs New Zealand: Another day, another milestone for India captain Virat Kohli (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSVirat Kohli became the fifth Indian batsman to hit at least 100 fifty-plus scores in List A cricketRohit Sharma reached 10,000 runs in List A cricket. He is the 10th Indian to do soBoth Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma missed out on centuries in the 3rd ODI vs New ZealandIndia (177 for 3 in 33 overs) need another 67 runs vs New Zealand (243). Rayudu (15*), Karthik (7*); Boult (2 for 26). ScorecardIndia captain Virat Kohli on Monday became the fifth Indian batsman to hit a minimum of 100 fifty-plus scores in List A cricket (domestic and international 50-over matches).Kohli joins an elite list of cricketers, which includes four other Indian batsmen. Sachin Tendulkar is on top of the Indian list with 174 50-plus scores in List A cricket. Rahul Dravid (133), Sourav Ganguly (128), and MS Dhoni (101) are part of the list.Virat Kohli hit a 74-ball 60 in India’s chase of 244 against New Zealand in the ongoing third ODI of a five-match series in Mount Maunganui on Monday. The skipper, who walked into the middle after the early dismissal of Shikhar Dhawan, stitched a 114-run stand with Rohit Sharma.FIFTY!@imVkohli brings up his 49th ODI half-century off 59 deliveries #NZvIND (@BCCI) January 28, 2019Rohit Sharma also became the 10th Indian batsman to score at least 10,000 runs in List A cricket. Rohit became the fourth fastest (260 innings) after Virat Kohli (219 innings), Sourav Ganguly (257 innings) and Sachin Tendulkar (260 innings) to get to the milestone.India vs New Zealand 3rd ODI: Live Cricket ScoreWhile Virat Kohli missed out on his 40th ODI century after being dismissed by Trent Boult, Rohit Sharma was stumped only for the second time in international cricket since 2012 against Mitchell Santner’s bowling.Virat Kohli finishes his New Zealand tour without scoring a century, which is a rarity these days. The India captain has been rested for the remainder of the ODI series and the subsequent T20I series, starting February 6 in Wellington.advertisementRohit Sharma will lead India for the rest of their tour while there have been no replacements named for Virat Kohli. India are expected to give a chance to U-19 World Cup star Shubman Gill, who received a call-up after KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya were sent home from the recently-concluded ODI series in Australia.Hardik Pandya played the ongoing third ODI after his suspension over Koffee With Karan was lifted pending the appointment of an ombudsman. The young all-rounder made an immediate impact as he picked up two wickets and took a brilliant catch to dismiss New Zealand captain Kane Williamson.Meanwhile, an in-form MS Dhoni missed the match with a hamstring injury. Dinesh Karthik took the veteran wicketkeeper’s place in the side.Also Read | Rohit Sharma equals MS Dhoni’s record for most ODI sixes for IndiaAlso Read | Ambati Rayudu barred from bowling in international cricket by ICCAlso Read | Hardik Pandya wants to forget what happened, was terrific in 3rd ODI: Sunil GavaskarAlso See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAkshay Ramesh Tags :Follow Virat KohliFollow Rohit SharmaFollow India vs New ZealandFollow List A records cricketFollow India cricket teamFollow MS DhoniFollow Sachin TendulkarFollow Rahul Dravid India vs New Zealand: Virat Kohli hits 100th 50-plus score in List A cricketIndia vs New Zealand, 3rd ODI in Mount Maunganui: India captain Virat Kohli made a crucial 60 in India’s chase of 244 against the Black Caps on Monday.advertisementlast_img read more