Kohli hit a century, broke 4 big records, also destroyed a 15-year-old record, see list
On the second day of the second Test against South Africa, Indian captain Virat Kohli has scored the 26th century of his Test career. Yesterday's unbeaten batsmen Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane led the innings. Both shared a partnership of 140 runs for the fourth wicket.
During this, captain Virat Kohli played a hundred in a blistering innings. Kohli faced 173 balls for his 101-run unbeaten century. In which he hit 16 fours. This is the 69th century of Virat Kohli's international career. Kohli has scored 43 centuries in ODIs and 26 centuries in Tests. With this century, Kohli also broke 4 maharicords.
Broken 4 maharicord
1. Virat Kohli's 26th century. With this century, Kohli broke the record of 25 centuries of Inzamam-ul-Haq, equaling 26 centuries of Steve Smith.
2. During the innings of 101 runs, Kohli became the highest run-scorer batsman against South Africa as captain. Kohli broke Sachin Tendulkar's record of 553 runs.
3. Virat Kohli has completed 69 international centuries with this century. Kohli is now just 2 centuries away from Ricky Ponting's 71 international centuries.
4. Virat Kohli completed his 69th century in 435 innings of 392 international matches. With this, Kohli has broken the record for the fastest international century of Sachin, 15 years old. Sachin scored his 69th international century in 2004 in 501 innings of 441 matches.