Kohli equalled Brian Lara’s record of 5 Exam hundreds as captain
Kohli is the sole captain to score five dual hundreds
This season, Kohli has scored 10 countless across formats in cricket
Every time India skipper Virat Kohli walks out to bat, then he also lifts the bat in atmosphere to observe a album.
The unstoppable Kohli added yet another album to his decorated cricket publication, as he slammed the fifth dual hundred of his career to the next day of second Test against Sri Lanka at Nagpur.
The 29-year-old has united Brian Lara, among the best batsmen of all time, together with the most number of dual tons (5) as a Test captain.
Here is a recap of the five Test game countless that Virat Kohli has scored in his career up to now.
Virat Kohli slammed his fifth double hundred in Test cricket Sunday at the ongoing second match against Sri Lanka in the VCA arena in Jamtha, Nagpur. Kohli has equalled West Indies legend Brian Lara’s record from the arrangement as the captain with the majority of double tons.
Kohli brought up the milestone with one off Perera from the 168th over as India (566/4) led by 361 runs across the traffic at the last semester on Day 3.
India vs Bangladesh, One-off Test – Virat Kohli 204 off 246 balls
Virat Kohli declared the fourth twice hundred of his career as India took firm control of this one – off Test against Bangladesh on the next day at Hyderabad back in February this year. He eventually became the third player after Don Bradman and Rahul Dravid to hammer twice in a season.
Kohli was in a competitive mood from the beginning as he picked the openings at will with ease and struck boundaries. He eventually fell to Taijul Islam to get 204 off 246 balls.
India vs England, 4th Test – Virat Kohli 235 off 340 balls
India captain Virat Kohli maintained his red-hot form as he hammered his next twice last year to assist the hosts take firm control within England on day four of the fourth Test at the Wankhede Stadium on December 11, 2016.
India, leading 2-0 at the five-match show, piled 631 within their first innings, a lead of 231 runs across England. At the close of day’s play, England were decreased into 182/6monitoring by 49 runs.
Kohli, that was on 147 continued to torment after India resumed on 451/7 the England bowlers who went wicketless in the first semester.
India vs New Zealand, 3rd Test – Virat Kohli 211 off 366 balls
Virat Kohli finished the drought of runs at three-match run against New Zealand having a flawless double hundred, his second in Test cricket on October 9, 2016. This was also his second decision in the same year with the one coming at Antigua.
Kohli’s double ton off 347 balls was laced with 18 borders. He eventually became the first Indian captain to score two double centuries.
India vs West Indies, 1st Test – Virat Kohli 200 off 283 balls
India skipper Virat Kohli attained a significant career milestone on July 22, 2016 since he played with his maiden double century in Test cricket during Day 2 of their first Test against West Indies in Antigua. In the process he broke Mohammad Azharuddin’s 26-year-old document to become the first Indian captain to score a double hundred abroad. Azhar’s 192 from New Zealand at Auckland in 1990 was the previous best by an Indian captain outside the country.
Kohli’s previous highest score in Tests was 169 from Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground at 2014. The right-hander is at the kind of his life in current and was leading India for the very first time in a Test series in the Caribbean last year.