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Virat Kohli most double tons in Test Cricket as a captain

Virat Kohli most double tons in Test Cricket as a captain

Virat Kohli most double tons in Test Cricket as a captain: Virat Kohli completed his 5th double hundred in Test Cricket today on Sunday, 26 November 2017. He registered his 5th double ton against Sri Lanka today on the 3rd day of the second test match at the VCA stadium in Jamtha, Nagpur. A bit interesting point in Virat Kohli double tons is that all 5 are made against 5 different teams West Indies, New Zealand, England, Bangladesh and now Sri Lanka.

With this double century captain, Kohli has now made equal record against former Caribbean cricketer Brian Lara as a captain who has been carrying most double tons as a captain in test cricket. Not only Brian Lara he also has joined double century club with former South African captain Graeme Smith and Rahul Dravid with most double hundreds by batsmen. Don Bradman(12)  still heading the list, followed by Sri Lanka former Wicket-Keeper batsman Kumar Sangakkara (11) and Lara (9).

Virat Kohli most double tons in Test Cricket as a captain

Virat Kohli has become now the first captain to post 10 international hundreds in a calendar year where 4 hundred from Test cricket and Six from One-day international. The 29-year-old also has nine fifties across formats.