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Virat Kohli, most double centuries as captain, 7 double tons
Having hit no double-century in his first five years of Test career, Kohli has now managed seven double-tons against his name. This is the world record of most double centuries as captain for any team.
All seven double tons of Virat Kohli came in the space of four years and all as captain.
Virat Kohli is also the first Indian to hit 7 double hundreds. Kohli surpassed Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag, who had 6 double hundreds to their names.
Virat Kohli Double Centuries as Captain
|200||283||bowled||v West Indies||North Sound||21-Jul-16|
|211||366||lbw||v New Zealand||Indore||08-Oct-16|
|204||246||lbw||v Bangladesh||Hyderabad (Deccan)||09-Feb-17|
|213||267||caught||v Sri Lanka||Nagpur||24-Nov-17|
|243||287||lbw||v Sri Lanka||Delhi||02-Dec-17|
|254*||336||not out||v South Africa||Pune||10-Oct-19|
Virat Kohli, 7th cricketer and 2nd Indian to hit double century in 2 consecutive innings
Virat Kohil double centuries
Virat Kohli, is known for his aggressive and consistent batting style. He has a number of records to his name, one of which is scoring double centuries in Test matches. As of Jan 2023, Kohli has scored 7 double centuries in Test cricket, which is a testament to his consistency and ability as a batsman.
Kohli’s first double century in Test cricket came in August 2016 against the West Indies. He scored 200 runs and helped India won the match by an innings and 92 runs. This was just the beginning of Kohli’s double century journey as he went on to score 6 more double centuries in the following years. Virat Kohli’s highest score in Test cricket is 254 which came against South Africa in October 2019.
In addition to his individual performances, Kohli’s double centuries have also played a crucial role in India’s success in Test matches. His innings have helped India secure wins and draws in important matches, cementing his status as one of the best batsmen in the world. His consistency and ability to score big runs under pressure make him a valuable player for the Indian cricket team.
How many double centuries has Virat Kohli scored in Test matches?
Virat Kohli has scored 7 double centuries in Test matches.
How many players have scored more double centuries than Virat Kohli in test cricket?
Only Don Bradman, Kumar Sangakkara and Brian Lara have scored more double centuries in Test cricket than Virat Kohli.
How many captains have scored more double centuries than Virat Kohli in test cricket?
Kohli is the only captain who scored 7 double centuries in test cricket. So no other captain has scored more centuries than Kohli.
How many centuries Virat Kohli scored in Test cricket as of 2021?
Virat Kohli scored 27 centuries in Test cricket.
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