Virat Kohli fastest to 19 hundreds, breaks Chris Gayle's world record

Updated: 11 June 2014 00:20 IST

Playing just 124 innings, Virat Kohli became the fastest batsman to score 19 ODI hundreds as he broke the world record held previously by his Royal Challengers Bangalore teammate Chris Gayle, who took 189 innings to reach 19 tons. Here are some of the other statistical highlights from India vs Bangladesh Asia Cup tie at Fatullah:

Virat Kohli fastest to 19 hundreds, breaks Chris Gayle's world record

Playing just 124 innings, Virat Kohli became the fastest batsman to score 19 ODI hundreds as he broke the world record held previously by his Royal Challengers Bangalore teammate Chris Gayle, who took 189 innings to reach 19 tons. Here are some of the other statistical highlights from India vs Bangladesh Asia Cup tie at Fatullah:

# India have won nine and lost one out of ten ODIs contested vs Bangladesh at the Asia Cup - winning % 90.00. (Read: Virat Kohli credits dad after breaking India's winless streak)

# India's six-wicket win is their 25th out of 40 played at the Asia Cup - winning % 64.10 (NR 1). (Read: Captaincy made Kohli more responsible, says Sunil Gavaskar)

# After eight consecutive ODIs without a win away from home, India have recorded a victory -  India's last win away from home was by seven wickets vs Zimbabwe at Bulawayo on August 3, 2013.

# India's 280 for four is their fifth highest successful chase at the Asia Cup - their highest being 330 for four vs Pakistan at Dhaka on March 18, 2012.

# Of the nine totals of 250 or more in successful chases at the Asia Cup, seven have been recorded by India.

# Virat Kohli (136 off 122 balls) has set a record for the highest individual innings by a captain at the Asia Cup, bettering the 135 not out by Sourav Ganguly vs Bangladesh at Dhaka on May 30, 2000.

# Overall, ten hundreds have been recorded by captains at the Asia Cup. Shahid Afridi is the only one to register two hundreds as captain.  Mushfiqur Rahim and Virat Kohli have provided the first instance of rival skippers posting hundreds in the same Asia Cup game.

# The only other instance when rival captains have scored centuries in an ODI was between Ireland and England at Dublin on September 3, 2013 - William Porterfield (112) and Eoin Morgan (124 not out).

# Kohli is the first batsman to register three hundreds in India-Bangladesh ODIs, surpassing Gautam Gambhir's tally of two.

# Kohli, with five hundreds in ODIs in Bangladesh, has extended his record - the next highest being Gautam Gambhir's three.

# Kohli's tally of twelve hundreds in 47 innings in successful chases is the second highest in ODIs, next only to Sachin Tendulkar's 14 in 124 innings.

# Kohli is averaging 85.96 in successful chases while aggregating 2837 in 47 innings - the fourth best average amongst the batsmen with atleast 1,000 runs - the highest being 103.00 by Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

# Kohli has taken only 124 innings to reach 19 hundreds in ODIs - a world record, eclipsing Chris Gayle's feat of reaching the milestone in 189 innings, followed by Sachin Tendulkar (194) and Sourav Ganguly (197).

# For India, twelve hundreds have been recorded in successful chases by captains in ODIs. Sourav Ganguly heads the chart with four, followed by two each by Sachin Tendulkar, Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli and one each by Rahul Dravid and Mahendra Singh Dhoni

# Kohli has got his 18th Man of the Match award in ODIs - his second vs Bangladesh.

# Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane were involved in a third-wicket stand of 213 - India's highest partnership for any wicket at the Asia Cup, obliterating the 205 between Gautam Gambhir and Kohli for the second wicket vs Sri Lanka at Dhaka on March 13, 2012.

# India's previous highest third wicket partnership at the Asia Cup was 175 (unbroken) between Mohammad Azharuddin and Navjot Singh Sidhu vs Sri Lanka at Sharjah on April 14, 1995.

# The aforesaid partnership is the highest by any pair for any wicket vs Bangladesh at the Asia Cup.  Of the six stands of 200 or more at the Asia cup, three have been registered against Bangladesh.

# The 213-run stand is the highest for any wicket in India-Bangladesh ODIs, surpassing the 203 for the third wicket by Virender Sehwag and Virat Kohli at Dhaka on February 19, 2011.

# Anamul Haque (77) has posted his second highest score in ODIs, next only to his 120 vs West Indies at Khulna on December 2, 2012.  Haque's innings is the highest by a Bangladeshi opener against India at the Asia Cup, eclipsing Tamim Iqbal's 70 at Dhaka on May 29, 2000.

# Mushfiqur Rahim (117 off 113 balls) has posted his highest score against India in ODIs.  The said innings is his highest score at the Asia Cup, eclipsing the 46 not out against India at Dhaka on March 16, 2012.

# Rahim's aforesaid innings is the highest by a Bangladeshi batsman against India at the Asia Cup, obliterating the 115 by Alok Kapali at Karachi on June 28, 2008.  These are the only two hundreds for Bangladesh vs India in ODIs.

# Rahim's splendid innings is the highest by a Bangladeshi captain in ODIs, outstripping the 109 by Mohammad Ashraful vs UAE at Lahore on June 24,2008. Both the centuries have been recorded at the Asia Cup.

# Rahim became the first Bangladeshi skipper to register a hundred vs India in ODIs.

# Shakib Al Hasan holds a Bangladesh record by registering three hundreds as captain in ODIs.

# Anamul Haque and Mushfiqur Rahim were involved in a stand of 133 for the third wicket - Bangladesh's highest partnership for any wicket against India in ODIs, obliterating the 113 for the second wicket between Jahurul Islam and Tamim Iqbal at Dhaka on March 16, 2012.

# The aforesaid partnerships are Bangladesh's two highest against India at the Asia Cup.

# The 133-run stand is Bangladesh's 50th century partnership in ODIs - eighth against India - third for the third wicket against India.

# During the last one year i.e. February 27, 2013 to Feruary 26, 2014, India have conceded 22 century stands in ODIs - the most by any team during the said period - eight for the third wicket; four each for the first and second wickets; three for the fourth wicket, two for the fifth and one for the ninth wicket.

# Varun Aaron's economy rate of 9.44 (7.5-0-74-1) is his worst in ODIs, obliterating the 8.27 (6.1-0-51-1) vs New Zealand at Hamilton on January 28, 2014.  Only Khurram Khan (UAE) has conceded more runs in an innings against Bangladesh at the Asia Cup - 10-0-78-2 at Lahor on June 24, 2008.

# Aaron's career economy rate (6.64) in ODIs is below average.

# Mohammed Shami (4/50) has produced a career-best bowling performance in ODIs - his second four-wicket haul - the previous best being 4 for 55 vs New Zealand at Napier on January 19, 2014.

# Shami is the second Indian bowler to bag four wickets in an innings vs Bangladesh at the Asia Cup.  Virender Sehwag had captured four for six at Dambulla on June 16, 2010.

# Shikhar Dhawan is without a fifty in six consecutive ODI innings.

# Ajinkya Rahane (73) has recorded his highest score away from home - his second highest in ODIs, next only to the 91 vs England at Mohali on October 20, 2011.

# Rahane's fourth fifty in ODIs is his first vs Bangladesh.

(stats courtesy Rajesh Kumar)



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