IND vs SA: Virat Kohli holds the 71-year-old world record of Sir Don Bradman

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Author 2019-10-14 10:55:11

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The second match of the Test series is being played in Pune between India and South Africa. Batting first after winning the toss, the Indian team has scored 473 for 4 wickets till tea on the second day. Virat Kohli and Mayank Agarwal have scored centuries for the team, while Pujara and Rahane have scored half-centuries.


Beyond the great 150

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Indian team Virat Kohli completed his 150 runs in the second session of the second day. At the time of tea, he was on the pitch scoring 194 runs. This is his 10th score of 150 or more in Test cricket.

For the first time in Test cricket, Virat scored 150+ in his bar test on the tour of Australia in 2014. Since then, he has done this for the tenth time in 5 years and looking at his form, he can do so further.


Leave behind Bradman

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Virat Kohli's 9th as captain is a score of 150+. He was made the captain of the Indian Test team in early 2015. Before that Australia had captained in a match when Mahendra Singh Dhoni was injured.

He has become the player to score the highest 150+ as captain. Australia's legendary Sir Don Bradman had scored 150 or more runs on 8 occasions as captain. His record has been broken by Virat Kohli for 71 years.


Sachin leads as a player

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Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for the highest score of 150+ as a player in a Test match. Sachin, who is called the God of cricket, has crossed this figure in 20 Test matches.

He also has the most 51 centuries in Tests. Sachin last crossed the 150 mark in Tests in 2010. He then played a Test match till 2013 but could not score 150 again. After the 2013 Mumbai Test against the West Indies, Sachin announced his retirement from cricket.

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