During the first Test match against West Indies at Antigua, Virat Kohli adds another record. He became the eighth fastest Indian to complete 3,000 runs in Test matches. His first 1000 runs in Test matches came in 27 innings while the next 1000 runs came in 26 innings and next 1000 runs came in 19 innings.

Virat Kohli took 42 matches to complete 3,000 runs. The other Indian who are ahead of Kohli are Virender Sehwag who took 55 innings, MD Azharuddin who took 64 innings, Sunil Gavaskar 66 innings, Gautam Gambhir took 66 innings, Rahul Dravid who took 67 innings, Sachin Tendulkar also took 67 innings and Navjot Singh Sidhu took 70 innings to achieve this milestone.

Virat Kohli made his Test debut in 2011 against West Indies. The Indian Test captain has been in brilliant form in shorter formats this year. In Test matches, he has scored 12 Test centuries along with 12 half-centuries. He is currently batting on 143* at the end of Day 1.

Indian Test team captain has most away centuries. He has scored 9 Test centuries and also 3 home Test centuries. In the 2014 Test series against Australia in Australia, he scored 4 back to 4 centuries.

Virat Kohli has scored 973 runs in 16 matches this year while was the man of the series in ICC World T20 2016 held in March- April this year.


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