Virat Kohli to equal Inzamam-ul-Haq’s tough record

Virat Kohli to equal Inzamam-ul-Haq’s tough record
India's captain Virat Kohli salutes the crowd as he leaves the pitch after getting out lbw for 103 runs during the third day of the third Test cricket match between England and India at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, central England on August 20, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Paul ELLIS

The India skipper, Virat Kohli is scoring centuries for fun at the moment. He led the way again with his 24th Test ton against the West Indies side in the first Test which winded up in three days.

Virat Kohli will have an opportunity to equal Pakistan’s former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq’s record, who has scored 25 Test centuries. He is currently on the 21st spot in the list of the most centuries in Tests, 27 behind compatriot Sachin Tendulkar who is first with 51 tons in his name.

With the first Test proving to be a piece of cake for India, Kohli heaped praise on Prithvi Shaw and Ravindra Jadeja after India crushed West Indies by an innings and 272 runs.

Virat Kohli Kohli in the post-match presentation said, “delighted for Prithvi and Jaddu. Playing his first game, seeing him dominate – the guy (Shaw) showed he is a different quality. That’s why he’s been pushed to the Test team. It is exciting to see from the captain’s perspective.