First Test: Virat Kohli’s ton crushes West Indies under massive total

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Rajkot: It was Indian skipper Virat Kohli who once again took the spotlight on the second day of the first test against West Indies as he scored his 24th test century becoming second fastest batsman to reach the benchmark.

Kohli’s century helped India pile a giant score for the visitors in the first innings. Virat Kohli became the second quickest batsman to reach 24 Test centuries, behind only Australian great Donald Bradman.

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Kohli took 123 innings to reached his 24-century mark, while Australia’s Bradman took just 66 knocks to achieve the same feat.

Kohli, who was unbeaten on 72 at stumps on Day 1, also became the joint-quickest to reach 3,000 Test runs in India, sharing the top spot with Cheteshwar Pujara, who was dismissed for 86 on Day 1.

At the time of filing of this report, India were 556/7 with Ravindra Jadeja and Kuldeep Yadav on strike.


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