IND vs WI: Virat Kohli on verge of breaking 3 historic records in 1st test vs West Indies

IND vs WI: Team India will start their summer of test cricket with a two-match Test series against the West Indies. They are on a tour of the West Indies for a multi-format series, where both teams will play two tests, three ODIs, and five T20Is. It will begin with the first test on July 12 (Wednesday) at Windsor Park, Roseau, Dominica. All eyes will be on Virat Kohli and how he performs.

The former Indian captain will be in action tomorrow in white. India lost the final of the World Test Championship 2021–23 against Australia last month. The upcoming game will kick off at 7:30 p.m. as per Indian time. It will be a special game for Virat Kohli, as he is on the verge of breaking a big record in the longest format of the game.

IND vs WI: Virat Kohli is on the cusp of achieving big milestones in Test cricket

Virat has scored 8479 runs in 109 Tests at an average of 48.73, with 28 centuries and 28 half-centuries. He needs just 108 runs in the two innings of the first test to surpass some legendary batters like Viv Richards and Virender Sehwag. Sehwag has 8586 runs, while Richards retired with 8540 runs in his test career. On the other hand, if he scores a century in the first game, then he can equal the record set by Australia legend Don Bradman for 29 test centuries in international cricket.

He will also reach 10th place in most test centuries in his career. Meanwhile, Virat Kohli also needs just 150 runs to become the fifth highest run scorer in international cricket. He is currently behind former South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis, who scored 25534 runs across formats in his career. Virat has scored 25385 runs already at international level. Thus, it is a great chance for the 34-year-old to make the first test against the West Indies a memorable one.

How many test centuries has Virat Kohli scored?

Virat Kohli has scored 28 hundreds in 109 Tests so far in his career.

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