New Zealand captain Kane Williamson acknowledged Kohli as the best, emphasizing his continual growth in the sport.

"The great man just congratulated to me, all this to me feels like a dream honestly. It’s too good to be true, it feels surreal,” Kohli said during the innings break.

Here's a look at all the records achieved by Virat Kohli during India's semifinal match against New Zealand

Record-breaking Centuries

Most ODI Centuries: Surpassing Sachin Tendulkar’s long-standing record, Kohli now holds the crown with a phenomenal 50 centuries in ODIs.
Pinnacle World Cup Runs: Kohli surpassed the previous highest run-scorer in a single World Cup edition—Tendulkar—by amassing a staggering 711 runs.

Fifth Century in World Cup: His fifth century in World Cup matches, put him in an elite league, only behind Rohit Sharma and Sachin Tendulkar among Indian batters.

Exceptional Against New Zealand

Six Centuries Against Blackcaps: Kohli’s brilliant innings marked his sixth ODI century against New Zealand, second only to Virender Sehwag among Indians.

Unmatched Consistency

Eighth 50+ Score: Creating a new milestone in World Cup history, Kohli secured his eighth 50+ score, surpassing greats like Tendulkar and Shakib Al Hasan.

Virat Kohli’s superlative performance isn’t just rewriting record books; it’s setting an unprecedented standard for cricketing greatness.