Rajkot: Virat Kohli’s run-fest seemed to continue on Friday when he slammed his 24th Test ton during the ongoing first Test against West Indies here.
All Hail the King 👑 @imVkohli— BCCI (@BCCI) October 5, 2018
24th Test ton ✅
17th as captain 😎
4th century this year 🙌
2nd fastest to 24 Test ton 👌
(More coming, we aren’t done yet) #TeamIndia #INDvWI pic.twitter.com/IgCw1K5JEk
Kohli continued to break numerous records, and his latest century was his 17th as captain of the Indian team. He now has scored four hundreds in 2018 alone.
The cricketer from Delhi also went past 1000 Test runs in 2018, the third time he has done so in a calendar year.
#KingKohli 👑#TeamIndia pic.twitter.com/vfPnZxxh47— BCCI (@BCCI) October 5, 2018
He becomes the only Indian player to score 1,000+ Test runs in three consecutive calendar years #KingKohli https://t.co/2JRHFKgHZf— BCCI (@BCCI) October 5, 2018
The 29-year-old has thus become the second-fastest 24 Test hundreds after the legendary Aussie Sir Don Bradman, who took just 66 innings. Kohli reached the milestone in his 123rd inning. Only Sachin Tendulkar (125), Sunil Gavaskar (128) and Matthew Hayden (132) are behind Kohli in the list....