Virat Kohli 44 runs away from creating history, can make 3 records in third test again SA
The third and last Test match of the Test series will be played between India and South Africa on Saturday (19 October). In this match, captain Virat Kohli will have a chance to make 3 big records, which no captain has been able to make in the history of Indian cricket team.
5000 runs as Indian captain
If Kohli scores 44 runs in this match, then he will complete 5000 runs in Test cricket as an Indian captain. He will be the first Indian captain to do so. Kohli has scored 4956 runs in 50 'Tests played as a captain so far.
At the same time, only 5 captains in the history of Test cricket have been able to do so far. Including players like Graeme Smith (8659 runs), Allen Border (6623 runs), Ricky Potting (6542 runs), Clive Lloyd (5233 runs), Stephen Fleming (5156 runs).
Sourav Ganguly's record will be broken
If Kohli, who scored an unbeaten double century in the Pune Test, scores 159 runs in this match, then he will reach Sourav Ganguly's number six in the list of players who have scored the most runs for India. While Kohli has scored 7054 runs so far, Ganguly has scored 7212 runs in his Test career.
Will leave Jayasuriya behind
Virat Kohli has scored 21024 runs in international cricket so far. If he scores 9 runs, then in the list of players who have scored the most runs in international cricket, Sri Lanka's Sanath Jayasuriya will be ranked eighth. Jayasuriya has scored 21032 runs in his entire career.