India commander Virat Kohli kept on peppering the record books as he arrived at his 7 double hundered on Day 2 of the subsequent Test coordinate against South Africa on Friday. Kohli’s twofold ton in Pune which was the seventh of his Test vocation took him to the fourth spot in the rundown of a large portion of number twofold centurions. He equalled Wally Hammond and Mahela Jawardena’s count of 7 twofold hundreds. Just Don Bradman (12), Kumar Sangakkara (11) and Brain Lara (9) have more twofold tons than Virat Kohli. Kohli is likewise the primary Indian to hit 7 twofold hundreds. Kohli outperformed Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag, who had 6 twofold hundreds to their names.
Kohli, who previously held the record for most twofold hundreds in Test cricket as chief, raised his achievement in the 146th over of India’s innings.
With that Kohli likewise indented up 7000 Test rushes to turn into the joint fourth quickest to the achievement alongside Gary Sobers and Kumar Sangakkara. Every one of them had taken 138 innings to arrive at 7000 Test runs.
Prior, Kohli crossed 150-run mark multiple times as India captain, one more than Bradman, who had accomplished the accomplishment multiple times in his distinguished profession. Australia’s Michael Clarke, Sri Lanka’s Mahela Jayawardene, West Indies’ Brian Lara and South Africa’s Graeme Smith are joint third, having accomplished 150 or more scores as chief multiple times..
Kohli additionally equalled previous Australia captain Ricky Ponting by scoring the most number of hundreds of years as Test chief.
Both Kohli and Ponting now has a record 19 hundreds as a Test commander.
Kohli, who hit his general 26th Test hundred on Friday, is joint second, while previous South Africa chief Smith drives the rundown with 25 tons amazingly.
This is Kohli’s initial hundred of this current year, having scored two fifties in the eight innings that he has played in 2019.