Virat Kohli. India’s run machine. Virat has scored 71 centuries in international cricket, which is the highest among the players currently playing. Only Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar is ahead of Virat and Ricky Ponting’s 71st century, whose name is 100th century. The century did not come from Virat’s bat for a long time, but finally it came in the Asia Cup. He scored a century in the Super Four match against Afghanistan almost three years later.
Kohli has been scoring runs since the early days of his career. That’s why no one ever doubted his talent. In the 2008 U-19 World Cup, Kohli captained the Indian team and won the team the World Cup. In the same year, Kohli also made his debut for India’s ODI team. Dilip Vengsarkar was the selector of the Indian team at that time.
Dilip Vengsarkar has now told that after seeing an innings of Virat, he had selected Virat for the national team. This match was between India Emerging and New Zealand Emerging on 18 July 2008. Virat was also a part of this match. In this match, Virat played such an innings, after which he was selected in the Indian team. Talking to former Indian cricketer WV Raman on his YouTube channel, Vengsarkar said –