New Delhi. The Indian cricket team took a big lead in the first innings in the first match of the two-match Test series being played against the West Indies. Batting first after winning the toss, the hosts were bundled out for just 150 runs in front of R Ashwin’s spin. India declared the first innings by scoring 421 runs for 5 wickets and took a lead of 271 runs. Virat Kohli achieved a big feat during his innings of 76 runs in India’s innings.
The first match of the two-match Test series is being played between India and West Indies. Team India won the match on all three days. In the match on the first day, where the batsmen of the Windies team were helpless in front of R Ashwin’s spin, they were piled on just 150 runs in the first innings, then Yashasvi Jaiswal, who was debuting on the second day, along with captain Rohit Sharma, made a record of opening partnership of 229 runs. Make. On the third day, Virat Kohli scored 76 runs and left behind the great Vivian Richards of West Indies.
Virat left behind Vivian Richards
Former Indian captain Virat Kohli scored 76 runs in the first innings of Dominica Test match against West Indies. Virat achieved a special achievement even after missing out on achieving it by reaching close to the century. In Test cricket, he left behind Vivian Richards in scoring runs. Virat now has 8555 Test runs while Viv Richards had 8540 runs. King Kohli has gone ahead of him in terms of Test runs.
Highest Test run record
Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for scoring the most Test runs. After playing 200 Test matches, he scored a total of 15921 runs. At number two comes the name of former Australia captain Ricky Ponting who has 13378 runs in his account. Former South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis, who scored 13289 runs in the third place.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 15, 2023, 05:45 IST