Virat Kohli’s 29th Test Century- 76 Total

Virat Kohli’s 29th Test Century- 76 Total: On second Test 20-24 July, 2023 of India vs West Indies. It was 500th international match of Virat Kohli and becomes 10th player appear in 500 international matches. On his 500th match Virat score a century and set a new world record, he becomes the first and only player to score century on 500th international match. It was 29th Test century of Virat Kohli on his 111th Test Match. Virat Kohli’s total century count reaches 76. After he made 121 in second test he was dismissed for a run-out and India were 341-5. As this is only 3rd time for Virat Kohli to has been run on his 111 matches test career.

Virat Kohli's 29th Test Century- 76 Total

Virat Kohli’s 29th Test Century- 76 Total

On second test India vs West Indies Star Indian Batsman Virat Kohli completed 76 international centuries and this was his 29th in Test cricket. Virat Kohli overstepped Kane Williamson who have 28 centuries and Virat Kohli have 29 centuries now after this test.

Virat Kohli completed this century by hitting a cover drive against Shannon Gabriel.

On day 1 of 2nd test Virat Started his innings slowly, he was playing very calmly and at the end of day 1 he was at 87. On the start of day 2 Virat session 1 Virat completed his century, he takes 206 deliveries to score 121 runs with a strike rate of 58.74 Virat hits 11 fours in this innings. On facing 206th delivery Virat Kohli gets run out by Alzarri Joseph. This was only 3rd time Virat Kohli gets run out in his test carrier.

In between the years from 2020 to 2022 Virat was batting with a poor test average which is of less than 30, but now in 2023 Virat Kohli has back in form Virat appeared in 7 matches in 2023, he scored 557 runs including 2 centuries with a average of 59.77

Virat Kohli's 29th Test Century- 76 Total

Some New Records are made with- Virat Kohli’s 29th Test Century

With this century there have been some records-

  1. Virat Kohli matched Sir Don Bradman‘s record of 29 Test Centuries

When a player is mentioned with Sir Don Bradman then it shows the excellence about that batsman, Virat Kohli after hitting this ton he matched the record of Sir Don Bradman’s of 29 Test Centuries.

2. Least Matches/Innings taken to reach 76 centuries

Virat Kohli is only second player to reach 76 centuries after Sachin Tendulkar. Virat Kohli takes only 500 matches and 559 innings to reach this milestone. This had done by Virat Kohli’s extraordinary talent and consistency.

3. Most centuries in International cricket

Sachin Tendulkar is at number 1 with 100 centuries , Virat Kohli is at number 2 with 76 centuries no other player is near them and day by day Virat Kohli is getting closer to 100 centuries milestone.

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