Friday, October 11, 2019

Virat Kohli hits seventh Test double hundred, goes past Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag

India versus South Africa: Virat Kohli broke a few records as he raged to his seventh Test twofold hundred in just is 81st match. The majority of his twofold hundreds have come as captain. 


India                                   Versus                 South Africa 
36/3 (15.0)                                                     601/5 d (156.3)  

SA trail by 565 runs 


Theunis de Bruyn * 20 (38) 

Anrich Nortje 2 (22) 


Ravindra Jadeja * 0/0 (4) 

Mohammed Shami 1/(3) 

Virat Kohli went past Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar for the most twofold hundreds in Test cricket by an Indian. Kohli now has 7 twofold hundreds of years in 81 Tests. 

Virender Sehwag made 6 twofold hundreds of years from 104 Tests while Sachin Tendulkar had 6 twofold hundreds out of 200 Test matches. Kohli raised his seventh twofold hundred in the second Test of a 3-coordinate arrangement against South Africa. 

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Virat Kohli is presently joint fourth in the rundown of most twofold hundreds of years in Tests with Wally Hammond of England and Mahela Jayawardene of Sri Lanka. Just Don Bradman (12), Kumar Sangakkara (11) and Brian Lara (9) have more Test twofold hundreds than Kohli. 

Unexpectedly, Virat Kohli had not scored a solitary Test hundred this year in 4 matches before Pune. Truth be told, Kohli had last scored a hundred in Test cricket in December 2018 against Australia in Perth. 

In 2017, Virat Kohli turned into the main man to score double hundreds out of 4 progressive Test arrangement. No other skipper has scored more twofold hundreds than Kohli. 

The majority of Kohli's twofold hundreds have come as chief. 

In 2014, after MS Dhoni resigned from Test cricket, Virat Kohli dominated and achieved a prompt change to the Indian group. 

Kohli delighted in his new job and drove from the front. He presently has 40 global hundreds as skipper, 19 of them in Tests and 21 in ODIs. 

Virat Kohli's first twofold hundred came against West Indies in North Sound in 2016. Soon thereafter, he scored 211 against New Zealand in the principal arrangement of a long home season. Kohli followd that up with a fine 235 against England in Mumbai and a 204 against Bangladesh in Hyderabad.

In 2017, Virat Kohli struck 213 and 243 in progressive Tests against Sri Lanka at home. 

Virat Kohli now has 26 Test hundreds by and large. Over the span of his innings, Kohli went past Sunil Gavaskar for most Test keeps running as chief in India.

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