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A MASSIVE SCORE OF 40 INTERNATIONAL CENTURIES AS A CAPTAIN BY VIRAT KOHLI IN THE INDIA vs. SOUTH AFRICA MATCH

  1. Virat Kohli has now a total of 19 Test Centuries and 21 ODI centuries under his belt as a captain.
  2. Ricky Ponting is said to be having the most International Hundreds-41 as a captain.
  3. Graeme Smith holds the third position with 33 Tons and Steve Smith holds the Fourth with 20 International Centuries as a captain.

Virat Kohli can undoubtedly be called an exceptional player who is constantly proving his potential, every time he steps on the field. This time he proves himself by being the first Indian to score forty International centuries as a Captain. Virat Kohli is seen to celebrate his victory after scoring a century against South Africa in Pune. At present, Kohli is reported to have nineteen Test Centuries and a total of twenty-one One Day International (ODI) centuries under his belt as a captain. Ricky Ponting, who is said, to be one of the best captains, has the most international hundreds- forty-one as a captain. Graeme Smith is the third one with thirty-three tons, while Steve Smith is the fourth in the tally with a total of 20 international centuries as a captain. Virat Kohli today is considered to be unstoppable. The Indian captain on Friday, added another feather to his already illustrious cap, notching up his twenty-sixth Test Century during day two of the second Test against the South Africans, at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune.

Kohli, who took over the Test captaincy from MS Dhoni in 2014, has today become the first Indian to Score forty international centuries as skipper. Kohli now has nineteen Test Crickets and twenty-one ODI centuries under his belt as a captain.

The Australian Legend Ricky Ponting is said to have the most international Hundreds that is forty-one, as a captain. The former South African Captain Graeme Smith holds the third position with thirty-three tons while the former Australian captain Steve Smith is fourth in the position with twenty international centuries as a captain.

The scorecard follows:-

                      PLAYER                                        CENTURIES

  • Ricky Ponting(Australia)                        41
  • Virat Kohli(India)                                    40
  • Graeme Smith(South Africa)                33
  • Steve Smith (Australia)                          20
  • Michael Clarke(Australia)                     19

In the process, Virat Kohli is said to have gone pat Pakistan legend, Inzamam-ul-Haq. Kohli is seen to hit South African pacer Vernon Philander for a boundary to get to his twenty-sixth Test century and surpassed Inzamam’s Twenty-Fifth Century Mark in style.

With a greater number of twenty-six Test Tons, Virat Kohli is said to have joined the likes of West Indies legend Gary Sobers and Australia’s Steve Smith on the list of most Test Centuries.

Sachin Tendulkar is reported to be sitting on top of the elite list which comprises fifty-one centuries to his name. Tendulkar is said to have played a total of two hundred tests which comprised of three hundred and twenty-nine innings and had scored fifteen thousand nine hundred and twenty-one runs at an average of 53.8.

With this Zest and passion, the thirty-year-old Kohli also went past former cricketer Dilip Vengasarkar in the run-scoring chart. Vengasarkar had a total of six thousand eight hundred and sixty-eight runs to his credit. Kohli is now said to have the all-Time list of run scores in Test cricket. Rahul Dravid with thirty-six centuries and Sunil Gavaskar with thirty-four centuries are the other two batsmen on that list.

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