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India vs Sri Lanka: 'King Kohli' scripts new record by hitting double century, here is the list of other players

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 26 November 2017, 18:23 IST
Virat Kohli

Indian captain Virat Kohli has scored 213 runs and has scripted a new record. On the third day of the second Test against Sri Lanka, Kohli made his fifth double century of his career. Along with this, Virat Kohli has equaled the record of West Indian cricketer Brian Lara. In fact, as captain, Brian Lara has scored double century in his career five times.

After Lara, the name of Don Bradman is included as captain to score 4 double century. If you talk about the Indian player then former Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar have 6 double centuries is his name. Apart from this, Sehwag has scored 6 double centuries in his Test career. While Rahul Dravid has scored double century in his career five times. After Dravid, Sunil Gavaskar has done four times, while Cheteshwar Pujara and Wasim Jaffer have double centuries scoring twice in their careers.

While Virat Kohli is just one step behind to become India's most scoring double-century player, he has equaled the record of Brian Lara. If kohli scores one more double century, then he will be the first player as a captain to score more number of double centuries. Kohli pays much more attention to his fitness and his physic indicates that he can play for a long time in his coming future.

In such a case, breaking this record for Virat is not a big deal. In the ongoing Test match in Nagpur, the Indian team has reached to a very strong position at this time. It is believed that India will win this match easily on the fourth day.

Here are the list of other players:

First published: 26 November 2017, 18:23 IST
 
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