Virat Kohli will play his 500th international match.
Virat was just a few steps away from his century in the first Test.
New Delhi. The favorite people of former Team India captain Virat Kohli are spread all over the world. World Cricket This name appears to shine separately like the pole star. Thursday is a very special day for Virat Kohli as he will be playing his 500th international match today. This match between India and West Indies (IND vs WI) will be played at Queens Park Oval. The run machine has come a long way for Team India, on this Indian coach Rahul Dravid has counted his merits one by one.
In terms of most centuries in international cricket, there is no one around him in the world among the current batsmen. Run machine has completed 75 centuries in international cricket so far. He also saw many ups and downs in his journey, in which one remembers those three years when Virat did not score a single century. However, the year 2022 once again brought shine to his career and he ended the drought of centuries. At the same time, in the beginning of 2023 against Australia, he also scored a century in the long run. On the special day of 500th international match, the Indian coach has listed the qualities of Virat Kohli one by one.
Virat is motivation for many players – Rahul Dravid
Rahul Dravid said, ‘Virat is an inspiration for many young players. Many players in the team also focus on him. His figures speak for themselves about him. No one even knows and the effort and work he puts into himself behind the scenes is unbelievable. It was great to see Virat’s journey. I know him personally for the last 18 months. I have learned a lot from him.
Kohli missed a century in the last match
In the first match against West Indies, Team India won by a big margin of 141 runs. Kohli played an inning of 76 runs in this match. Unfortunately, the run machine missed out on his 76th international century. But now everyone’s eyes will be on Kohli in the second Test, it will be interesting to see whether he is able to score a century on this special day or not.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 20, 2023, 15:57 IST