King Kohli, who has played six ODIs so far this year, has scored 338 runs at an average of 67.6. Now he is eager to show his strength in red ball cricket as well..
Australia, which is currently on a tour of India, will play a four-match Test series and a three-match ODI series against India. Also, as part of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, the first Test between India and Australia will start in Nagpur from 9th of this month (February). But this series is going to be very crucial for Team India’s run machine Virat Kohli. Moreover, as Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant are away from this series, Kohli has a big responsibility in the middle order. Kohli, who has returned to form after the Asia Cup, is playing the vintage Kohli with an excellent performance. King Kohli, who has played six ODIs so far this year, has scored 338 runs at an average of 67.6. Now this run machine is eager to show his strength in red ball cricket as well. He also wants to take advantage of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy for that. Three records are waiting for Kohli in this order. And those 3 records that are bothering Kohli are..
Most Test centuries against Australia:
Virat Kohli last scored a century against Australia in 2018. He scored 123 runs in the first innings of that Test in Perth. If Kohli scores two more centuries in the ongoing Border-Gavaskar Trophy, he will break the record of Test centuries held by legendary player Sunil Gavaskar. Kohli holds the record as the second Indian player to score the most centuries against Australia. Kohli has scored 7 centuries in 20 matches against Australia so far. Gavaskar scored 8 centuries in 20 matches. Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar is on the first place with 11 centuries against Australia.
List of top-5 players
Kohli is likely to set another record in his account through this series which starts from February 9 in Nagpur. Kohli is currently at the 6th position among the team India players who have scored the most Test runs with 8,119 runs. If Kohli scores at least 391 runs in this series, he will surpass Virender Sehwag’s record (8,503 runs). As a result, he became the fifth player to score the most Test runs.
As the fastest player to score 25 thousand runs..
Former India captain Virat Kohli has another amazing record. That is.. Kohli has scored a total of 24,936 runs in all formats so far. Kohli, who scored 8,119 runs in Tests, 12,809 runs in ODIs and 4008 runs in T20s, achieved this feat in a total of 546 innings. If Kohli scores another 64 runs in this series, he will become the second Indian to score 25,000 runs and become the 6th cricketer overall. Moreover, King Kohli holds the record as the fastest cricketer to achieve that feat. Currently this record is held by Sachin. Tendulkar achieved this feat in 576 innings.
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