2016 is turning out a great year for Virat Kohli. He has been in terrific form since the beginning of this year. After batting brilliantly in the Test series against Australia, he continued his form in the ODI series and the T20 series.
He took his batting to another level in the World T20 where he was adjudged the Man of the Tournament. He continued his terrific form in the IPL too where he led his team to the final and ended the tournament as its highest run-getter.
And it seems, the right-handed batsman has taken that brilliant form to the Caribbeans too as he scored his 12th Test ton on the first day of the first Test. Leading a young team from the very front, Kohli ended the first day with a commanding 143*, decorated with 16 boundaries. And he started the second day with the same momentum and reached the second 150 of his career within no time. Looking in total control, the dashing batsman scored his first double century and what makes it special is the fact that before this Kohli had never scored a double ton, even in first class cricket.
Let us see how the twitterati reacted to the Indian skipper’s latest feat:
Virat Kohli now has 12000 runs in international cricket.
Overall he is the 51st batsman and the 8th Indian to reach this landmark.#WIvInd
— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) July 22, 2016
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) July 21, 2016
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) July 22, 2016
Clinic by @imVkohli at the moment! The best in the game at the moment with AB! When he bats, I have to watch! 🏏
— Kevin Pietersen🦏 (@KP24) July 22, 2016
— Shubham dwivedi🇮🇳 (@mahamahim555) July 22, 2016
— Varun Singal (@varunsingal9) July 22, 2016
— Saiyaara ✨ (@BeingKushSharma) July 22, 2016
— Bhawana (@bhawnakohli5) July 22, 2016
Virat Kohli, the first Indian captain to score double-hundred outside India. What a player. Keeps amazing us day by day. #IndvsWI
— Mazher Arshad (@MazherArshad) July 22, 2016
— Rajaraman (@RazerDC1996) July 22, 2016
Congrats double century for getting Virat Kohli.#IndvsWI
— Self Isolated Sunil (@1sInto2s) July 22, 2016