Virat Kohli reaches 4000 Test runs

Indian skipper Virat Kohli reached a personal milestone today when he took a single of James Anderson, on the third day of the fourth Test against England at the Wankhede here.

Indian skipper Virat Kohli reached a personal milestone today when he took a single of James Anderson, on the third day of the fourth Test against England at the Wankhede here.

Kohli reached 4000 Test runs just before lunch in his 52nd Test, 89th inning, at a staggering average of 48.78. The swashbuckling batsman has 15 centuries and 14 half centuries, with his highest score being the 211 he scored against New Zealand in October, in Indore, and looks set to add to that tally.

He is the fifth batsman and the first Indian captain to register two double hundreds in Test match cricket. Kohli’s first double hundred came in July earlier this year against West Indies in the first of the four Tests in the Caribbean. He scored 200 in that match.