Former Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh believes Virat Kohli can comfortably overtake Sachin Tendulkar’s record of 100 centuries and even score 50 more tons. Kohli recently ended his century drought in Test cricket with a massive 186-run knock in the fourth Border Gavaskar Test.
Reacting to this ton, Harbhajan Singh spoke about Kohli despite being 34 has a chance to break the historic record citing his level of fitness. Singh believes that the Delhi-born batter has the fitness of a ‘24-year-old cricketer’ and hence he can break the record and even score more tons than the 100-mark.
While speaking to Sports Tak, Harbhajan said, “It’s certainly possible. I think he can score more than that (100 centuries). Two things favour Virat here; his age, and his fitness. He’s 34 but his fitness is that of a 24-year-old cricketer. He’s way ahead in that aspect. He has already scored 75 centuries, he can score at least 50 more. He knows his game and he plays all formats. ”
Singh further consolidated his claim and spoke about how Kohli doesn’t have any glaring faults in his technique and is always improving his game by learning from his mistake. Harbhajan also talked about Virat Kohli's recent burst of form, after his break from international cricket, which saw him score five tons.
“You might think I’m going overboard with this, but it is certainly possible. If anyone can do it, it’s Virat Kohli. Rest all are far behind him. He knew he had to work on his fitness, because his batting abilities are god-gifted. I don’t think he will stop from here. There are no technical faults, and even if they are, he works on them and rectifies them. Since his return (after break), he has already scored five centuries. This is pretty much a comeback for him,” Harbhajan added.
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