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5 reasons why Virat Kohli is the best ODI batsman at the moment 

Pavan Suresh
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7.43K   //    19 Feb 2018, 22:44 IST

3rd Momentum ODI: South Africa v India
There's no stopping him

Virat Kohli has been performing brilliantly well for Indian Cricket in all formats. In 50 over format, the captain has created a new benchmark, scoring his 35th ODI century in the recently concluded 6 match ODI series against South Africa. During the ODI series against South Africa, Kohli scored 558 runs with 3 centuries. Virat Kohli can be regarded as the best batsmen in ODI cricket at the moment with his skills, fitness and know how to handle pressure. 

Virat Kohli is the current number 1 ranked batsman in ODI cricket. He became the first player to score 500 runs or more in a bilateral series.

In the year 2017, Kohli was the top scorer in ODI cricket with 1460 runs in 26 matches. He made 6 centuries and 7 half centuries with the highest score of 131 runs. 

Here are 5 reasons why Virat Kohli is the best batsman at the moment.


 #1 Incredible consistency


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Virat Kohli 35th ODI century

Virat Kohli has shown remarkable consistency in One-Day International cricket at the moment. In the 6 match ODI series against South Africa, the Indian captain scored 558 runs in 6 matches with 3 centuries and helped team India win matches with his brilliant skills. In ODI cricket so far, Kohli has scored 35 centuries in 208 matches. He makes batting look easy and plays with a positive intent to put pressure on the opposition bowlers.

His average in ODI cricket comes is 58.10 which shows incredible consistency and hunger to score runs for the country. 

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