India vs West Indies: Virat Kohli could add another record to his tally


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Indian team captain Virat Kohli could add additional record to his count when India take on West Indies in the second Test beginning Friday in Hyderabad. Virat Kohli has 24 centuries his name and the India skipper is one short of equalling former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq, who has 25 Test centuries to his name. 29-year-old Virat Kohli has played 72 Tests so far and scores 6286 runs with the average of 54.66, while Inzamam-ul-Haq scored 8830 in 120 Tests at an average of 49.60. Kohli is on the 21st position in the list of maximum centuries in Tests. India batting legend Sachin Tendulkar tops the tally with 51 centuries. Tendulkar has collective 15921 runs in 200 Tests at an average of 53.78.

In ODIs, Kohli is the second in the list of century behind Tendulkar, who has 49 centuries under his belt. Kohli has scored 9779 runs in 211 ODIs matches with the average of 58.20.

Currently, India lead 1-0 in the two-match Test series against West Indies. India won the first Test matc by an innings and 272 runs. Kohli, debutant Prithvi Shaw and Ravindra Jadeja scored their individual hundreds to ensure India resounding win over their opponents.

The win at Rajkot helped the world’s top Test team passes their previous biggest win against Afghanistan by an innings and 262 runs during the minnows’ debut five-day game in June.

The Windies will have a chance to equal this series when they face India in the second Test at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad, starting October 12.


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