He said, “The last two and a half years have taught me a lot. I am going to turn 34 in a month. So, this century is special for me. Actually, I was surprised. This is the last format I thought of scoring runs. Kohli dedicated his 71st international century to his wife, actor and producer Anushka Sharma, who helped him deal with the mental condition.
He said it was a mixture of many things. Helped the team a lot. He said, ‘I kissed my ring. You see me standing here because one person has helped me a lot to get here. She is Anushka. This century is for him and also for our younger daughter Vamika. Kohli hit 12 fours and six sixes in his unbeaten 122, which had a mix of class and explosive cricket shots at the same time at a strike-rate of 200. He hit shorts in all four corners of the field.
Asia Cup: Virat Kohli hits first century in T20I, ends 3-year drought, sets record