Star Indian cricketer Virat Kohli He is preparing to play in his 100th Test match against Sri Lanka when he plays in the first of three Test series at the IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali, on March 4, 2022. Kohli made his debut in a most classic game format 11 years ago against West Indies in Jamaica. He will be the 12th Indian player to achieve the 100-test milestone.
Virat will total the 71st To reach 100 Test match players. Virat is the fourth most successful Test cricket skipper. Virat led the team in winning 40 out of 68 matches with a winning percentage of 58.82. He has accumulated 7962 runs as a batter and a remarkable average of 50.39 runs in 99 Test matches. Kohli is a run machine that has hit 27 tons and 28 semi-centuries.
2016 was a productive year for the milestone man. He managed 1215 runs in 12 matches and scored an average of 75.93 runs. He also scored four centuries. In 2012, he scored his maiden century at the Adelaide Oval against Australia. He has continued to improve in all formats, including the Tests. He has scored 70 centuries in international cricket. Virat has hit seven double centuries, the most by an Indian player.
Virat Kohli (99) is poised to surpass Mohammad Azharuddin (99)
As Virat Kohli looks to join the elite company of the 100 Test matches club, he will surpass Mohammad Azharuddin’s record of 99 Tests. Virat, who is currently equal to Azharuddin in playing the same number of matches, will beat Azharuddin’s record of 99 games. Azharuddin was the former skipper. He made his Test debut against England back in 1984 in Kolkata.
When he played the last Test against South Africa at Bangalore in 2000, Virat finished his career one short of the magic 100 Tests. Virat will join the ranks of some of the most renowned Indian names that have reached the century mark.
Sachin Tendulkar, who played 200 Test matches in India, Rahul Dev (163), VVS Lexman (134), Anil Kumble (132), Kapil dev (131), Sunil Gavaskar (125), and Sunil Gavaskar (125) were the 12 Indian players to have appeared in 100 games.
One of the eleven cricketers from India, Ten of the 100 Test match players, has retired. Only Ishant Sharma, an active Indian cricketer, still plays in the most extended format. Kohli knows that 100 matches are an excellent achievement for any country. He is ready to celebrate when he steps off the field against Sri Lanka.