Legends And Fans Are Hailing ‘King’ Virat Kohli For Breaking Ricky Ponting’s Record

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After cherishing a small vacation, Virat Kohli returned back into the squad for the Bangladesh Tests series and he is back to breaking and creating new records. Though, his first game didn’t go well and he was dismissed on the second delivery itself but he made a solid comeback in the second game, which is being played at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.


Ahead of the game against Bangladesh, Virat only needed 32 runs to become the fastest skipper to score 5000 runs in Test, breaking the record of Ricky Ponting. however, the skipper went on to achieve this milestone on the first day itself. Kolhi was in his elements.

The pink ball was making it tough for the batsmen, however, Virat got off the mark with an outside edge. Virat Kohli was quick to gain his rhythm. He entertained the jam-packed crowd at the Eden Gardens with some power-packed and jaw-dropping shots.


As fans continued to cheer for their favorite star, he brought out his repertoire of classic shots. Virat recorded his 23rd fifty with a boundary against Ebadat Hossain in 76 deliveries.

On the second day of the match, Virat got off to a slow start but soon he started dealing in boundaries. It seemed like the change in the ball didn’t affect the game of Virat, who continued to play some jaw-dropping shots.


Virat Kohli scored his 100th run with a double off Taijul Islam to record the 27th Test ton of his career and 20th as the skipper of Team India. Virat also became the first Indian cricketer to score a century in pink-ball test.

Twitterati just can’t stop appreciating the brilliance of run-machine, Virat Kohli. Here, check out the reactions of twitterati on this: