Southampton: The famous Indian Cricketer Virat Kohli has recently completed 10 years in Test cricket. He made his Test debut on 20 June 2011 by playing a match against West Indies, has played 91 matches in his Test career, and has managed to score 17 centuries apart from 7490 runs. Virat has also scored 25 half-centuries in Tests. On the occasion of completing 10 years in Test cricket, let’s know his 10 amazingly interesting records.
1. Virat Kohli is the batsman who scores the most double centuries for India in Test cricket. So far 7 double centuries have been registered in Kohli’s name.
2. In Test cricket, Kohli is at the forefront of scoring more than 200 runs in a test. Till now Kohli has done such a feat 10 times which is a world record.
3. As captain, Virat Kohli is the highest run-scorer Indian batsman in Tests. Kohli has so far scored 5392 runs in 60 Test matches as a captain, which includes 20 centuries.
4. Virat Kohli is the only batsman in the world to score four double centuries in four consecutive series in Test cricket.
5. Virat has also become the Indian captain to captain India in most matches as captain, Kohli has broken Dhoni’s record by doing so. As captain, Kohli has captained India in 61 matches.
6. Indian skipper is also the first batsman to score a century in the first three innings as a captain.
7. Virat Kohli has become the only player to play the final of ICC World Test Championship, T20 World Cup, ICC World Cup, and Champions Trophy final. Kohli has now become the only player in the world to reach the finals of major ICC tournaments.
8. King Kohli, who is the batsman to score the most double centuries as captain in Test cricket, as captain Kohli has scored 6 double centuries in Tests. Kohli is also the captain who has scored the most centuries as a captain in international cricket from India. Kohli has so far managed to score 41 centuries in international cricket as a captain.
Virat Kohli is currently leading the Indian team in the final of the World Test Championship which is being played between India and New Zealand at Rose Bowl in Southampton. Due to bad light, India has finished 146 for three at stumps on the second day of the World Test Championship final against New Zealand here at the Hampshire Bowl on Saturday. At stumps, skipper Virat Kohli was unbeaten on 124 balls with the help of a four, and Ajinkya Rahane was unbeaten on 29 off 79 balls with four fours. For New Zealand, Kyle Jameson, Trent Boult, and Neil Wagner have achieved one success each.