Virat Kohli ratings 20th Test century, racks up staggering numbers in 2017

By: was his fourth century versus Sri Lanka in 2017. He had scored a century against Sri Lanka at Galle previously this year. The other three centuries can be found in this series. For Kohli, this year is ending on a high in Tests. It started with a double hundred against Bangladesh before runs dried up. The skipper then struck a hundred at Galle before reserving the best for the last series of the fiscal year. India will now take a trip to South Africa for a long tour in January.5000 and counting … #KingKohli @imVkohli!.?.!— BCCI(@BCCI) 2 December 2017 Kohli has played 15 Test innings this year

and built up 866 * runs. Even in this series, Kohli is the leading run-scorer with more than 450 runs. His double century against

Sri Lanka in Nagpur was his fifth for India and 5th as India captain. No other Indian captain has more double centuries. Murali Vijay hit his 11th hundred in the format against Sri Lanka.(Source: BCCI)After choosing to bat in the final Test, India lost opener Shikhar Dhawan and Cheteshwar Pujara early however the hosts recovered well with Murali

Vijay-Kohli stand. Both hit individual hundreds to put the innings back on track and operated at an extremely healthy strike-rate. Kohli in particular didn’t consume lots of shipments and his strike-rate stayed in the greater 80s. The Kotla ton was Vijay’s second of the series and his 11th in Tests. Before playing the Nagpur Test, where he scored a hundred, Vijay had actually hit a hundred for Tamil Nadu in the Ranji Trophy contest versus Odisha.For all the current Sports News, download Indian Express App © IE Online Media Solutions Pvt Ltd Tags:

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