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Ind vs Eng 1st Test: Virat Kohli just a century away from becoming captain with most 100s in history of cricket

  • Feb 01, 2021
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India Test Series Against England - Virat Kohli on the cusp of biggest hitting record in history:

After a successful tour of Australia, India will host England in a four-match IND VS ENG Test series, starting on February 5 with the captain of India on the cusp of one of the biggest records in cricket. Virat Kohli could become a leader with most horns under his belt. Just imagine, in the entire sport of cricket, no captain has accomplished what Virat was ready to achieve by scoring a hundred more throughout the series.

Virat Kohli is on the cusp of a great record: Most centuries as a captain in international cricket

Virat Kohli needs a hundred to outrun Ricky Ponting and become the captain with the most international centuries. Ponting and Virat Kohli are currently tied at the top of the list with 41 international hundreds each as a leader.

Virat Kohli - 41 centuries (191 entries)

Ricky Ponting - 41 centuries (376 entries)

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Virat Kohli on the cusp of a great record: a summary of Kohli's centuries as captain against England

From 41 centuries of Kohli as sponsors, 20 came from red cricket, while the remaining 21 came from ODIS.

Virat Kohli won 5 centuries against England in tests, of which 4 became a patron.

Let's do a quick summary

(Visakhapatnam, 2016) - 167

Virat Kohli scored his first test ton against the Three Lions in Vishakapatnam in 2016. The Indian captain scored 167 deft hits as the Men in Blue scored a massive win over 246 times.

(Mumbai, 2016) - 235

Virat Kohli continued to shine in the series, achieving a double century, and was one of India's leading architects, beating England 4-0 in the 5-match Test Series.

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(Birmingham, 2018) - 149

The third tonne came from Kohli as captain against the Three Lions in Birmingham in 2018. Dynamo batting to 149 but to no avail as England triumphed by winning 31 times.

(Nottingham, 2018) - 103

After falling 2--0 in a five-match Test series, Virat Kohli played a captain's hit to divert India's fortunes. Kohli achieved an extravagant 103 in the second half to keep India alive in the series and scored a complete win in 203 rounds.

Also Read: Virat Kohli Net Worth 2020 | Salary, Income, Cars, Bikes, Endorsements

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