The celebration was inevitable, evident from the social media posts of fans commemorating Kohli’s 49th century in Eden Gardens against South Africa.
Coincidentally it is also Virat Kohli’s birthday today. It is an apt move to celebrate his birthday as well as his 49th century.
Despite Diwali being days away, the display of fireworks in the pictures confirmed the achievement, and fans expressed their excitement in various styles, equating it to Sachin’s record of most ODI centuries.
The influx of comments flooded social media, indicating the magnitude of the event.