Virat Kohli Surpasses Don Bradman In Test Cricket
By CricShots - Nov 15, 2017 9:56 am
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Virat Kohli

Indian skipper Virat Kohli’s run-scoring abilities have gained him fans across the globe. What is more outstanding about his remarkable about Kohli the pressure never gets the better of the Delhi lad. His single-minded approach towards batting has led to comparisons with past greats.

However, Virat is one of the most consistent players in limited overs cricket. ven in T20Is, he is the only player to average more than 50. The pressure of captaincy often takes a toll on a batsman and that affects their performance, but Kohli is completely different in that scenario. He has in fact taken his game to the next level and started doing well even in Test cricket after getting the captaincy.

Kohli’s new found ability to score big runs in Test cricket has helped him to surpass Sir Donald Bradman, often considered the gold standard for batsmen of all time, in terms of conversion rates from 50 to 100.

As Test skipper, Kohli’s numbers are immensely huge, as in 29 Tests as skipper, Virat has scored 2,560 Test runs at an average of 59.53 and has smashed 10 centuries and four fifties. Thus, his conversion rate as skipper is as big as 71.43%! Here’s a look at the best Test 50 to 100 conversion rates:

With the Indian skipper set to play in the first two Tests against Sri Lanka, there are certain chances that he will improve his overall record further.