In the ongoing second Test between India and South Africa at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium, Virat Kohli scored 150. He is batting on 157
Pune: India captain Virat Kohli continues to break records in international cricket. On Friday (October 11), he eclipsed Australian legend Sir Don Bradman's mark.
In the ongoing second Test between India and South Africa at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium, Kohli scored 150.
This was the Delhi right-hander’s ninth 150-plus score as a captain in Test cricket. He surpassed Bradman’s record of eight 150-plus scores as skipper.
The 30-year-old Kohli brought up his 26th Test century today. Overall, this was Kohli’s 40th hundred in international cricket as a captain.
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The current Test is the 50th as India captain for Kohli. He is only the second Indian skipper to the milestone after Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who led in 60 Tests. Kohli is the most successful Indian Test captain.
Most 150-plus scores as Test captain
9 – Virat Kohli (India)
8 – Don Bradman (Australia)
7 – Michael Clarke (Australia), Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka), Brian Lara (West Indies), Graeme Smith (South Africa)
6 – Ricky Ponting, Bob Simpson, Steve Waugh (all Australia)
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Last Updated Oct 11, 2019, 1:27 PM IST