Firing his forty seventh ODI ton off 84 balls, Kohli additionally turned the quickest to 13,000 runs within the format.
Kohli is now the fifth batter in ODIs to cross the 13,0000-run mark. Legendary Sachin Tendulkar (18,426), Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara (14,234), Aussie nice Ricky Ponting (13,704) and Lankan Sanath Jayasuriya (13,430) are the opposite batters within the unique membership.
In the match marred however rain delays, Kohli together with comeback man KL Rahul was concerned in an unbeaten 233-run partnership, which is now the most important ever in Asia Cup.
Taking on the Pakistan bowlers, Kohli hit 6 fours and a pair sixes as his century got here at a strike charge of over 119.05.
The India no.3 completed with an unbeaten 122 off off 94 balls.
The Kohli and Rahul unbeaten tons powered India to a mammoth 356 for two in 50 overs.
Kohli’s final century in ODIs earlier than this got here in January 2023 in opposition to Sri Lanka when he scored 166 not out in opposition to in Thiruvananthapuram.