Kohli also became the highest run-getter in as single World Cup.
During the course of his glorious knock, Maxwell suffered serious cramps and was struggling to stand on his feet at one point.
On his 35th birthday, Kohli scored his 49th ODI ton to draw level with Tendulkar for the most number of hundred in the shorter format of the game.
The Indian maestro added another feather to his already illustrious cap while continuing his rich vein of form in the World Cup.
The netizens noticed the resemblance and soon the memes became to circulate.
The batting great's statue was unveiled on his home ground by Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde at a grand ceremony.
Many former as well as current Indian sportspersons extended their greetings on the occasion.
Records in cricket are just like the game itself; full of glorious uncertainties! They will continue to fascinate the statistically minded ones while confounding those who follow the game for its beauty and the excitement it provides.
Tendulkar was the brand ambassador when Kerala hosted the National Games in 2015 during the term of the Chandy-led UDF government.
The venue in the United Arab Emirates held a ceremony for the former Indian captain on Monday, announcing that the 'West Stand' had been renamed the 'Sachin Tendulkar Stand'.