Virat Kohli Broke Several Records With His 76th International Ton

In a thrilling display of skill and determination, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli achieved a remarkable milestone during the second Test against the West Indies. Breaking a long-standing century drought away from home, Kohli scored his 29th Test century and 76th international century in what turned out to be his 500th match. This historic feat made him the first cricketer ever to score a century in such a significant game, cementing his place in the annals of cricketing history.

During his 500th match, Virat Kohli showcased his relentless pursuit of excellence and etched his name in cricket history by scoring a century.

This made him the first cricketer to achieve a remarkable feat in a landmark game. The 34-year-old’s unwavering commitment to his craft paid off handsomely, leaving an indelible mark in cricket.

Virat Kohli attained a century in his 500th match and equaled Jacques Kallis’ record of hitting the second-most centuries against the West Indies across all formats. With this accomplishment, Kohli’s tally of 12 centuries against the West Indies showcases his prowess and dominance against the Caribbean.

Kohli’s century also propelled him to the fourth position for the most centuries at number four in the history of Test cricket. In this exclusive club, only the cricketing giants Sachin Tendulkar (44), Jacques Kallis (35), and Mahela Jayawardene (30) stand ahead of him. This achievement further solidifies his status as one of the greatest batsmen in the sport’s history.

Despite his extraordinary achievements, Kohli’s journey to his 76th international century wasn’t without its challenges. It took him over four years to achieve a Test century away from home, a testament to his perseverance and determination to excel in all conditions.

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Following his historic century, Kohli encountered an unfortunate setback. A miscommunication with Ravindra Jadeja while running between the wickets led to his dismissal, as Alzarri Joseph’s direct hit found him short of the crease. The disappointment was evident on Kohli’s face as he left the field, knowing he had missed a golden opportunity to capitalize further.

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