new Delhi: The Mohali Test match being played between India and Sri Lanka is a historic Test match for Virat. Virat is playing the 100th Test match of his Test career. Virat has made a special record in his name in this memorable match. A record that only 5 Indian players have been able to make their name before Virat. When Virat came out to bat in this match, Team India’s score was 80 for 2 wickets, but after that Virat did the job of handling the Indian batting.
Virat achieved a big record
Virat Kohli reached a big record as soon as he scored 38 runs in his 100th Test match. Virat has completed 8000 runs in test cricket. Kohli has become the 6th player to touch the 8000-run mark in Test cricket. Virat Kohli also became the second fastest Indian to reach this milestone. Kohli played 169 innings to become 8 Hazari in Test cricket. The record for the fastest 8000 runs for India is held by Sachin Tendulkar, who scored 8000 Test runs in 154 innings. Although in international cricket, former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara holds the record for the fastest 8000 runs in Test cricket, Sangakkara had scored 8000 runs in 152 innings.
Indian player to score 8000 runs
Apart from Virat and Sachin, Rahul Dravid, Virender Sehwag, Sunil Gavaskar and VVS Laxman have scored 8000 runs in Tests for India. To reach this feat, 27 centuries and 28 half-centuries were also scored by Virat’s bat. But Virat became a victim of Lasith Embuldeniya by scoring 45 runs in the first innings of this match.
Virat scored Test match century
Virat went to play a historic match against Sri Lanka in Mohali. Kohli, who played 100 Tests, became the 71st player in the world and the 12th player in India. Virat Kohli’s Test career has been very good so far. Virat has scored 8007 runs in 100 test matches at an average of 50.35. Virat has 27 centuries and 28 half-centuries to his name in Tests. Kohli has scored 1049 runs in 10 Tests against Sri Lanka. Virat’s average against Sri Lanka is 74.92.
Players who played 100 Tests for India
If we talk about the Indian players who played 100 Test matches before Virat, then Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman, Anil Kumble, Kapil Dev, Sunil Gavaskar, Dilip Vengsarkar, Sourav Ganguly, Ishant Sharma, Harbhajan Singh, Virender Sehwag have won the title of India. Have played 100 test matches. Sehwag became the first player to play 100 Tests for Team India from Delhi, after that Ishant Sharma did this feat and now Virat has become the third player from Delhi.