Ahmedabad: Team India captain Virat Kohli will be desperate to score a century against England in the Day Night Test match played at Motera ground from 24 February. Please tell that Virat Kohli has not been able to score a century in a long time. Virat Kohli last scored a century against Bangladesh (Bangladesh) in the Day Night Test match played in November 2019, but since then Kohli (Virat Kohli) has not been able to score a century in any format of cricket.
Virat Kohli scored 136 runs in the Pink Ball Test against Bangladesh in November 2019. Virat Kohli would like to score a century in the third Test match against England. In the year 2020, Virat Kohli could score only 38 runs in four innings of two Tests against New Zealand. After this, due to Corona virus, cricket was braced for several months.
After this, Team India played Test series against Australia at the end of 2020. Kohli could play only the first Test of that series due to paternity leave. Virat Kohli could score a century in that match, but in a misunderstanding with Ajinkya Rahane
Kohli was runout for 75 runs.
Virat Kohli will score a big world record if he scores a century in the Day Night Test against England. Virat Kohli will replace former Australia champion captain Ricky Ponting. 32-year-old Virat Kohli will become the captain with the highest number of 42 centuries in international cricket. With this, he will leave behind Ricky Ponting, who has 41 centuries in international cricket as a captain. Kohli currently has 41 centuries as captain in Tests, ODIs and T20 Internationals and is at par with Australian legend Ricky Ponting.
Highest century in international cricket as captain
1. Virat Kohli – 41 centuries / Ricky Potting – 41 centuries
2. Graeme Smith – 33 centuries
3. Steve Smith – 20 centuries
Talking of the most centuries in international cricket, Virat Kohli has 70 centuries so far. Ponting (71) and Sachin Tendulkar are ahead of Virat Kohli. Last year, Virat Kohli’s bat did not have a single century, but this year Virat Kohli will be desperate to score a century. If Kohli scores a century in the Day Night Test, he will be equal to Ricky Ponting’s record of 71 centuries in international cricket.
Highest century in international cricket
1. Sachin Tendulkar – 100 centuries
2. Ricky Potting – 71 centuries
3. Virat Kohli – 70 centuries