Can Virat Kohli equal Don Bradman's record
By Arjit - June 6, 2023 - Last updated on Jun 06, 2023 06:19 PM
Virat Kohli has made a great comeback by improving his form with impressive scores. After some time off, he is now set to lead India in the World Test Championship (WTC) final against AustraliaLast year's Asia Cup tournament ended Kohli's international hundred drought as he achieved the unthinkable with a stunning T20I century. He followed this up with a century in ODIs against Bangladesh and finally broke the drought in the Test format during the Border-Gavaskar series in Ahmedabad in March. Kohli's excellent form still intact As the WTC final draws closer, Kohli has his eyes set on several remarkable records as he prepares to face their favorite rivals, Australia, at The Oval on June 7 Kohli can match Sir Don Bradman
Kohli is eyeing some important milestones. One such milestone would include equaling the legendary Don Bradman and current India coach Rahul Dravid, who hold the record for most centuries in Test cricket. If Kohli manages to score a century at the Kennington Oval, it will be his 29th Test hundred, equaling Bradman's incredible career tally Kohli can break Rahul Dravid's record
Yes you read it right Kohli has a chance to surpass Rahul Dravid's record against Australia. Kohli has scored 1979 runs in 24 matches against Australia at an average of 48.26. Another 188 runs would allow him to surpass Dravid's record of 2166 runs against Australia, making him the third highest run-scorer for India against this formidable opposition, behind only Tendulkar (3630) and VVS Laxman ( 2434) behind.
If Kohli's bat speaks, he will also surpass Virender Sehwag's Test record of 8586 runs in his career. Kohli, who currently has 8416 runs in 108 matches, is just 170 runs away from achieving this remarkable feat. Kohli will cement his position as India's fifth-highest run-scorer in Test cricket by surpassing Sehwag behind the legendary quartet of Tendulkar (15921), Dravid (13288), Sunil Gavaskar (10122), and Laxman (8781) .