Virat Kohli has scored 6 Double Centuries in Test Matches so far. He stands currently at 6th Place in the list of Most Double Centuries in Test Career. Also a joint 1st place in Most Double Centuries by an Indian Player in Tests along with Sachin Tendulkar and Virendar Sehwag. Let us check out the Virat Kohli Double Centuries so far.
Don Bradman has 12 Double Centuries in Cricket. Check the List of Most 200+ in Test Cricket.
Kohli scored his 2nd Double Century in the recently concluded Test Series against Sri Lanka including his Best test score of 243.
He is now the holder of the record of most double centuries by captains in Tests, beating Brian Lara who had five.
Also he is now the sixth batsman to score consecutive Double hundreds in Tests.
Virat Kohli’s 200s in Tests – List
- 200 against West Indies in Antigua, 2016
- 211 against New Zealand in Indore, 2016
- 235 against England in Mumbai, 2016
- 204 against Bangladesh in Hyderabad, 2017
- 213 against Sri Lanka in Nagpur, 2017
- 243 against Sri Lanka in Delhi, 2017
Virat Kohli is the first Indian Captain to score a 200 away from India, when he scored that 200 against West Indies in Antigua.
Kohli has scored 3 Centuries each in 2016 & 2017.
Virat Kohli is the fifth Batsman to Score 3 or More Double Centuries in a Calendar Year.
Michael Clarke had 4 in 2012, whereas Don Bradman in 1930, Ricky Ponting in 2003 & Brendon Mccullum in 2014 also had 3 Double Centuries in a year.
Virat Kohli is now the only player to have 3 Double Centuries in a year twice (2016 & 2017), and that too for the consecutive years.
Virat Kohli Series of Records
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Virat Kohli – Captaincy Record in Tests
Virat Kohli – Chasing Records in ODI Cricket