Home Sports News Virat Kohli the ton machine, From first to 7th double ton story
New Delhi: Virat Kohli is incredible. This player has left his mark on every ground whenever he comes to bat. A captain who always wants to lead from the front. Virat scored his 26th ton in ongoing test at Pune against South Africa and converted into a doubleton. He broke many records, now at the top of the list, scoring the most number of a doubleton (7) in test cricket for India. Sehwag and Sachin scored 6 double hundred in test matches.
Virat Kohli broke the legendary Don Bradman’s record of most 150-plus scores as captain. The Indian skipper and the Australian great were tied at eight before the Pune Test but Kohli went past the former Australia skipper on Day 2 of the second Test with his ninth 150-plus score as captain. Virat has made 26 test century in Test.
He scored 254 not-out and easily could have gone for three hundred, but he declared the India inning at 601 for 7 wickets. Indian Bowlers didn’t disappoint the captain and sent three South African batsmen to the pavilion before the second-day stump.
Virat Kohli debuted in Test for India in 2011. Before 2016 World Cricket was waiting for Virat to convert his hundreds into the double ton. He didn’t disappoint, before the test cricket movie he showed the trailer in IPL season and went to score 4 hundred.
After IPL India went to West Indies, where Virat made his first double in test at Antigua. In the same year, he scored 2 more double ton in the test matches. In 2017 Virat Kohli scored three double tons and making his name in the list of most double ton for India in the test. Now he is the new record holder for India. In 7 double hundred, 6 came in Indian Soil. Apart from this, India has won 5 matches and one against Srilanka remains drawn.
List of Test Double Centuries by Virat Kohli