Sourav Ganguly, a former Indian captain, avoided the question that would have settled the Sachin Tendulkar vs. Virat Kohli debate at a promotional event. Former Indian captain Virat Kohli attempted to break the Master Blaster’s long-standing century record by scoring his second straight century in the first One Day International (ODI) at Guwahati.

After making a century in Bangladesh to end the 2022 season, Kohli opened the new year at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium by hitting his 45th ODI century against Sri Lanka in the opening match of the series. The talismanic batsman for the Rohit Sharma-led squad is now four centuries shy of Tendulkar’s remarkable feat in the 50-over category. Former cricketers Gautam Gambhir and Sanjay Manjrekar had made predictions that Tendulkar will be surpassed by Kohli, supporting the legacy of the bat.

When asked about the multi-million dollar problem, Ganguly choose not to respond. The former India captain and head of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, though, acknowledged Kohli’s batting ability (BCCI). “That question is difficult to respond to. Kohli excels in athletics. He has performed in this fashion for several innings; 45 hundred do not happen in this way. He has a special talent. Because he is a special player, there may be occasions when he fails to score “According to Ganguly, PTI news agency.

operate the equipment Kohli struck an amazing 113 off 87 balls in the first One-Day International between India and Sri Lanka on Tuesday in Guwahati. India was able to post a winning score of 373-7 in 50 overs thanks to Kohli’s superb batting display. The maestro of batting received the Player of the Match award in recognition of his exceptional performance. The only cricketer to have scored 100 tonnes is batting great Tendulkar, while former India captain Kohli has 73 international hundreds.

In both Test and ODI games, the record for most runs scored is held by the renowned batsman Tendulkar. In the first ODI against Sri Lanka, Kohli equaled one of Tendulkar’s great milestones. He has scored over 12,580 runs in the 50-over format. On Thursday at Eden Gardens, India will face Sri Lanka in the series finale under the leadership of Virat Kohli.