Indian captain Virat Kohli turned 31 on Tuesday, November 5. He is undoubtedly at the peak of his career and the run-machine's popularity is on the rise with every passing day.
With every match, Kohli goes on to either make or break records, both as a player and a captain. He has also been one of the most successful captains in Indian cricket history.
As the skipper celebrates his birthday, let’s take a look at some of his top records and achievements
- Virat Kohli holds the record for seven double tons in Tests, smashes records
- The Indian skipper has the most number of double centuries (7) in Tests among Indian batsmen. He has the highest score of 254* in the format. With a double ton against South Africa, he equalled the likes of Mahela Jayawardene and Wally Hammond.
- Kohli surpassed Bradman (8) for scoring the most number of 150-plus scores in Tests, as a captain (9).
- He is the fourth-fastest to 26 Test tons. Kohli is also the fourth player to score a ton in the 50th match as captain in Tests.