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Kohli scripts history on Day 2 of Pune Test: A look at the records broken

By Staff Writer

Team India skipper Virat Kohli was at very best to register his highest Test score unbeaten 254 against South Africa on Day 2 of Pune Test. Here’s a look at the many records that he broke during the marathon knock.

Highest Test Score for India
319 Virender Sehwag
309 Virender Sehwag
303* Karun Nair
293 Virender Sehwag
281 VVS Laxman
270 Rahul Dravid
254 Virender Sehwag
254* VIRAT KOHLI

Highest individual scores by India captains
254*Kohli v SA Pune 2019/20
243 Kohli v SL Delhi 2017/18
235 Kohli v Eng Mumbai WS 2016/17
224 Dhoni v Aus Chennai 2012/13

Double hundreds by Indian captains in Tests
7 – Virat Kohli
4 – all other 32 captains combined

Fastest to score 21,000 international runs: (No. of matches)
392 – VIRAT KOHLI*
396 – Brian Lara
418 – Sachin Tendulkar

Fastest to 7000 Test runs
131 – Hammond
134 – Sehwag
136 – Tendulkar
138 – Sobers, Sangakkara, KOHLI

Most 200s in Test cricket
12 Don Bradman
11 Kumar Sangakkara
9 Brian Lara
7 Wally Hammond/ Mahela Jayawardene/ Virat Kohli *

Most Test Runs for India
15921 Sachin Tendulkar
13265 Rahul Dravid
10122 Sunil Gavaskar
8781 VVS Laxman
8503 Virender Sehwag
7212 Sourav Ganguly
7054* VIRAT KOHLI

Most 600-plus totals under a captain in Tests
10 – Virat Kohli*
5 – Allan Border, MS Dhoni, Sourav Ganguly, Graeme Smith

Improving HS most often in Tests
V Kohli 15
DB Vengsarkar 11
KC Sangakkara 10
JH Kallis 10
DR Martyn 10

Staff Writer