Indian Captain Virat Kohli Becomes Second Fastest Indian To Complete 6000 Test Runs

Indian skipper Virat Kohli has surely evolved as a player in last four years and has become a superstar in the world of cricket. Kohli had faced a tough time against England in 2014 but his latest scores in the first test against England has proved that he has come a long way since then.

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Team India captain Virat Kohli has now become the second fastest Indian batsman to score 6000 runs in Test cricket. It took the Indian captain 119 innings to reach the mark. The fastest Indian to reach the 6000 run mark was none other than Sunil Gavaskar, who did it n 117 innings.

Kohli overtakes Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar (120 Innings), Virender Sehwag (121 Innings) and Rahul Dravid (125 Innings), to become the second fastest Indian.

During England's first innings, Captain Kohli grabbed the catch of opener Elster Cook on the ball of Hardik Pandya, and then caught England's wicket-keeper Jos Buttler with a double century (200 catches) in international cricket after catching Mohammad Shami's ball.

The 29-year-old Kohli has taken 101 catches in 211 one-day internationals, 32 catches in 62 T20 Internationals and 67 catches in 69 Tests.  He is only fourth Indian to achieve this after Rahul Dravid(334), Azhar(261), and Sachin Tendulkar(256).

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In the five test series between India and England, India is trailing 1-2 to England and so Kohli’s team is determined to win the current test match. England won the first two test and India won the recent test 3 with a good margin. England was completely stunned in the first innings of test 4 and India has now scored 273 runs yesterday.

Kohli's 71-ball knock had six boundaries. India currently lead with 21 runs.

The next test details are as follows:

5th Test: September 7

Venue: The Oval, London

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by Admin | Sat, Sep 01 - 01:27 PM

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