Virat Kohli & Sachin Tendulkar Records Comparison Across Formats

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Virat Kohli's century drought in ODI came to an end last week when he played a second fiddle to the youngster Ishan Kishan against Bangladesh. It was the 72nd century of Kohli's career, and it took him above Ricky Ponting.

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It has always been speculated that Kohli would be able to catch up with the God of Cricket. Kohli's failure to reach the triple-figure digit in almost three years has shifted the equation. But now that he seems back in form, fans remain optimistic about him surpassing Tendulkar's record.

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Total Centuries: Kohli 72Tendulkar 100Kohli is still 28 centuries behind Sachin's record. At 34, Tendulkar had notched four more centuries than Kohli at the same age, but ended up scoring 24 in the last few years of his career. Kohli has shown a glimpse of his heyday, and if he maintains his form, he could surpass that.

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Player of the Match: Kohli 61Tendulkar 76Even though Player of the Match is not a perfect measure to gauge one's impact, it is still a great record to possess. Tendulkar ended his career with 76 PoTM award, and Kohli needs to win 15 more to level with him.

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Test Century: Kohli 26Tendulkar: 51The record for most centuries in Test cricket is safe with Sachin Tendulkar. Kohli, 34, will need to score as many hundreds in the next 3-4 years as he has done so far in his career. 

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Total Runs: Kohli 24553Tendulkar: 34357Another record that Kohli might not be surpassed, and much of it has to do with his age and the decline of the ODI.  He will need almost 10k runs to  break Sachin Tendulkar's record of 34357 international runs across the format.

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