Outstanding Indian Batsman Virat Kohli on Thursday achieved one other noteworthy milestone by exceeding Virendra Sehwag’s report to turn out to be India’s fifth cricketer with the best variety of runs in Check cricket.
Kohli surpassed Sehwag throughout their second Check Match in opposition to West Indies at Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad, the place he was 87 not out on the finish of day 1.
Whereas necessitating 32 runs to surpass Sehwag’s impeccable complete of 8586 runs, Kohli left him behind and surpassed former Australian batsman Matthew Hayden’s report of 8625 runs in the identical format.
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Virat has achieved this milestone in 111 Checks, averaging 49.38 and 28 centuries along with his bat.
Legendary Sachin Tendulkar tops the spot with 15,921 runs in 200 Check contests, averaging 53.78.
Former skipper Rahul Dravid stands second within the tally with 13288 runs in 164 Checks.
Sunil Gavaskar holds the third spot with 10122 runs in 125 matches, he’s additionally the primary cricketer to succeed in 10,000 runs in Check Matches.
Veteran participant, VVS Laxman stands on the Fourth spot with 8781 runs in 134 Checks.
Most check runs by Indian cricketers:
Sachin Tendulkar- 15921
Rahul Dravid- 13288
Sunil Gavaskar- 10122
VVS LAXMAN – 8781
VIRAT KOHLI- 8642*
The previous Indian skipper, Virat additionally grew to become the tenth participant to look in 500 Worldwide matches, and the fourth Indian behind Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni, and Rahul Dravid.
Gamers to finish 500 Worldwide Matches
2006 – Sachin Tendulkar
2007 – Sanath Jayasuriya
2010 – Ricky Ponting
2011 – Mahela Jayawardene
2011 – Rahul Dravid
2012 – Jacques Kallis
2013 – Kumar Sangakkara
2015 – Shahid Afridi
2018 – MS Dhoni
2023 – Virat Kohli*
The stump mic lined a mysterious remark the place Joshua De Silva (wicketkeeper) stated “Stealing doubles since 2012”.
In a dialog between West Indies keeper De Silva and Virat, he requested Virat to finish his century to which Kohli replied, ‘ You’re obsessive about my milestones’
Joshua replied, No I simply need you to finish your 100.
Ending the dialog Joshua stated that his mom referred to as him to inform him that she could be coming to the stadium simply to observe Virat’s batting.
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Skipper Rohit Sharma was introduced with a plaque forward of the one hundredth check between India and West Indies on the port of Spain
Within the realm of Check cricket, West Indies has asserted its dominance with a powerful 30 match wins out of 99 encounters in opposition to India. Nonetheless, India has confirmed to be a worthy adversary, securing 23 victories of its personal. The 46 drawn matches add a component of pleasure, showcasing the tenacity and ability of each groups. This enthralling rivalry continues to captivate cricket followers worldwide, leaving an enduring legacy within the annals of the game. The anticipation for the following conflict between these cricketing giants stays fervent, eagerly awaiting the unfolding of yet one more chapter on this gripping saga.
Finish of day1, Check 2nd:
Put into bat first India are 288/4, (Yashasvi Jaiswal 57 off74), Skipper Rohit Sharma (80 off 143), Virat Kohli 87* off 161 accompanied by Jadeja 36 off 84*.
West Indies: Complete overs 84, Ok Roach, S. Gabriel, and J Warrican with 1 wicket every
.Group India nonetheless stands Tall after Day 1, as they conquered 2 of three periods on the opening day.