Virat Kohli has equalled Sachin Tendulkar's world record of 49 ODI hundreds.

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He got to the milestone on his 35th birthday in India's World Cup match against South Africa at Eden Gardens.

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 Kohli reached the record-equalling hundred off 119 balls, getting to the milestone in the 49th over of India's innings.

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While Tendulkar scored his 49th century in his 451st ODI innings, Kohli got there in just his 277th innings in his 289th match.

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Kohli and Shreyas Iyer kept India's momentum going with a third-wicket stand of 134 off 158 balls.

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 Kohli now has two hundreds in the 2023 World Cup to go with four half-centuries in eight league games so far.

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 Kohli's hundred continues a prolific year for him in the ODI format.

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 With seven wins in seven games, India were the first team to qualify for the World Cup semi-finals.