India vs England 2018: Virat Kohli Hits 23rd Test Cricket Century on Day 3
On the third day of the Nottingham Test, he completed his 23rd Test against England. Team India skipper Virat Kohli once again proved that he is currently among the best batsmen in the world.
The hungry cricketer has scored a century on the third day of the third Test against England at Nottingham on the third day. Kohli scored 103 runs in 197 balls. He scored 10 glorious fours in his innings.
India had won 168 for England in the first innings. Again, in the first innings, who missed the century in the first innings, taking full advantage of the opportunity, Kohli made his Test career 23rd century.
Kohli, in difficult situations, introduced his class against England against his Test century. Kohli as captain has become the third highest scorer in the batsmen’s list of the most centuries in Test cricket.
Kohli is just behind Australia’s legendary former captain Ricky Ponting and former South African captain Graeme Smith.
Most Test Centuries as Captain
25 – Graeme Smith (South Africa)
19th – Ricky Ponting (Australia)
16 – Virat Kohli (India)
15- Alan Border (Australia) / Steve Waugh (Australia) / Steve Smith (Australia)
The batsman in Test Cricket
Virat Kohli (India)
2. Steve Smith (Australia)
3. Virender Sehwag (India)
4. Kevin Pietersen (England)
5. Justin Langer (Australia)
6. Javed Miandad (Pakistan)
Virat Kohli records in Test
23 Test centuries in 118 innings of 69 Tests
5th test century against England
Second Test century on England soil
13th on foreign soil and 11th test century outside the subcontinent
3rd Test century in 2018
16th Test century as captain
In the second innings, Captain Virat Kohli combined with Cheteshwar Pujara to give India a very strong position by an unbroken partnership of 113 runs for the third wicket.
Team India started the third day with 124 scores for two wickets. Hot and sultry conditions in Nottingham were favorable for batting and both batsmen did not appear to be in any kind of hurry.