IND vs WI, Virat kohli: A 2-match Test series is to be played between India and West Indies from 12 July. All eyes will be on star batsman Virat Kohli in the first Test. He has flopped in the last few matches. Now when he comes out to bat in the first Test against the West Indies, he will have two big records to target. Let’s know about these records.
Virat can match Don Bradman
If Kohli scores a century in the first test, then he will complete 29 centuries in the test. With 29 centuries, he will jointly reach number ten in terms of scoring the most centuries. In this list, he will match the great Don Bradman, who has already scored 29 centuries.
Virat can overtake Vajac Kallis
If Virat Kohli manages to score 150 runs in both innings of the first Test, he will overtake Jacques Kallis to become the fifth-highest international run-getter. Kohli has currently scored 25,385 runs in all three formats, while Kallis, the legendary South African all-rounder, has 25,534 runs.
Cricket career of Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is the star player of Team India. He has scored 8479 runs in 109 Tests, 12898 runs in 274 ODIs and 4008 runs in 115 T20s. This batsman has scored 7263 runs in 237 matches of IPL. He is the highest run scorer in the history of IPL. Virat has scored 28 centuries in Tests, 46 in ODIs and one in T20s.
india vs west indies test series schedule 2023
July 12-16: First Test in Dominica
July 20-24: Second Test in Trinidad
Team India for the Test series is as follows
Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Virat Kohli, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ajinkya Rahane (Vice-Captain), KS Bharat (Wicketkeeper), Ishaan Kishan (Wicketkeeper), R Ashwin, R Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Akshar Patel, Mo. Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Jaydev Unadkat, Navdeep Saini.