Virat Kohli slams 18th Test ton for India against Sri Lanka
By: Express Web Desk |
Updated: November 20, 2017 1:56 pm Virat Kohli brought up his 18th Test ton during the last day of the first Test between India and Sri Lanka at Eden Garden in Kolkata on Monday. (Source: PTI)
Virat Kohli brought up his 18th century in Test cricket with a spectacular six of Suranga Lakmal as India extended their lead past 200 in the second innings of the first Test at Eden Gardens. Incidentally, this was Kohli’s 11th Test hundred as a captain and his 50th international hundred.
Kohli came into bat on the final day of the Test after KL Rahul was dismissed by Suranga Lakmal. After beginning on a cautious note, Kohli took the attack to the bowlers. However, as wickets fell at regular intervals, Kohli was able to hold one end up and also ensured India’s kept the runs ticking. More to follow…
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