After 7 years, Virat Kohli fails to score a ton in 3 consecutive ODI series

Updated: Feb 12, 2020, 15:28 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

The last time that Kohli did not manage to score a ton in 3 successive ODI series was back in 2012-13.

Virat Kohli is dismissed during the third one-day international cricket match between New Zealand and India at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui on February 11, 2020. Pic/ AFP
Virat Kohli is dismissed during the third one-day international cricket match between New Zealand and India at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui on February 11, 2020. Pic/ AFP

In the third and final ODI between India and New Zealand, captain Virat Kohli was dismissed for nine runs off 12 deliveries he played. With this score, Virat Kohli has now failed to score a hundred in three ODI series in a row. The last time that Kohli did not manage to score a century in 3 successive ODI series was back in 2012-13 (series against Pakistan, England and Champions Trophy tournament).

A user took to Twitter to share the statistics in his post.

The third and final ODI saw Team India post 296 runs on board batting first after KL Rahul scored his fourth century. Shreyas Iyer and Manish Pandey played pivotal supporting roles. However, all of this was not enough as Kiwi openers Martin Guptill and Henry Nicholls put on a brilliant opening stand of 106 runs. Guptill scored a quickfire 66 runs while Nicholls posted 80 runs. Towards the last stages of the game Colin de Grandhomme tore the Indian bowling attack apart with a blistering 58 runs in just 28 balls to take New Zealand to a brilliant 3-0 whitewash against India.

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