Virat Kohli First to breach 700-mark Barrier in World Cup history

Virat Kohli was in killer form against New Zealand in the semi-final.

The star batter smashed 117 runs at the Wankhede Stadium.

His knock proved to be crucial as India won the game by 70 runs.

Kohli is the first player to reach the 700-run barrier in World Cup history.

The previous record was held by Sachin Tendulkar.

Tendulkar scored 673 runs in the 2003 Cricket World Cup.

Kohli’s current tally reads 711 runs in 10 matches.

His impressive average – 101.57.

Kohli also became the first player to score 50 centuries in ODI cricket.

He surpassed Sachin’s record of 49.