Run machine virat kohli’s Virat (huge) Records.

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Run machine virat kohli’s Virat (huge) Records.

Another day, another double hundred for the Indian captain. Now a days its like route In for virat kohli making large digit score. Well I don’t have enough words to describe his records. Kohli made his Test debut against the West Indies in 2011 and scored his first century in the format during the Australian tour in January 2012.In the first Test of the 2014–15 Border-Gavaskar Trophy, he made 115 and 141, and became the fourth Indian player to score centuries in both the innings of a Test match.

just a day after becoming the first captain to register a hat-trick of centuries in a three-match series,the Indian skipper scaled yet another milestone when he scored his sixth double century.With a sixth double hundred, Kohli has also tied Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag for the most 200-plus scores for India in Tests.While Tendulkar had six double centuries, Sehwag had recorded four double and two triple hundreds.

Kohli resumed Day 2 of the third India-Sri Lanka Test on 156, and quickly reached his second double ton of the series. On Saturday, Kohli went past the 5000-run mark in Tests during the second session of day one of the third and the final Test between India and Sri Lanka at the Feroz Shah Kotla.Kohli became the 11th Indian batsman to achieve the milestone and the fourth fastest in terms of innings behind Sunil Gavaskar (95), Virender Sehwag (99) and Sachin Tendulkar (103). Kohli, playing his 63rd Test took 105 innings to cross the 5000-run mark.

notched up yet another milestone going past the 5000-run mark in Tests during the second session of day one of the third and the final Test between India and Sri Lanka at the Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi on Saturday. Among the current crop of players, Kohli is the joint second fastest to the milestone along with Joe Root. Steve Smith leads the chart having made 5000 runs in 97 innings. South Africa’s Hashim Amla and Australia’s David Warner took 109 innings each while Kane Williamson got to the landmark in his 110th innings. The overall fastest to 5000 Tests was Sir Don Bradman who took only 56 innings to the reach the landmark. Soon after, Kohli notched up his 15th Test fifty.

now back to the duobble centure till before 2016 there was not a single double hundred. sicence 2016 Kohli has scored three double centuries each in 2016 and 2017.7th occasion when a batsman has scored double tons in successive Test innings. The only other Indian on that list is Vinod Kambli: against England & Zimbabwe in 1993. The others are Wally Hammond (twice), Don Bradman, Kumar Sangakkara and Michael Clarke.
5th captain to hit more than one double ton in a Test series. The others are Bradman, Graeme Smith, Brendon McCullum and Michael Clarke (twice).3 He is the third Indian batsman to score six double hundreds, after Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag.
6 Kohli is sixth on the all-time list of Test double centurions. Bradman leads the field with 12, followed by Sangakkara (11), Lara (9), Hammond and Mahela Jayawardene (7 each).Only 29, Virat Kohli has already established himself as one of the game’s greats, yesterday overtaking Brian Lara as the skipper with most Test double hundreds (6).

Source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/
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