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Record-Breaking Century From Virat Kohli In His 500th Test Delights Netizens 
By CricShots - Jul 22, 2023 11:40 am
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In a historic moment during the 2nd Test between India and West Indies at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad, Virat Kohli achieved a remarkable milestone. Playing in his 500th international match, the Indian captain slammed his 76th century, which also marked his 29th Test ton. With this magnificent feat, he equalled the legendary Sir Don Bradman’s record of scoring the most Test centuries, a truly remarkable accomplishment.

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli scored a brilliant century

Kohli’s innings showcased his exceptional batting prowess, as he took on the West Indies’ bowling attack with confidence and skill. While initially settling in, he steadily built his innings, displaying a wide array of strokes, including expertly executed drives and precision cuts.

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Virat Kohli’s trademark cover drives left the opposition helpless, and his century came in style with a fantastic square drive that found the boundary, sparking jubilant celebrations from the Indian team and fans alike. This century not only marked his 29th Test ton but also his 15th away from home, solidifying his reputation as a world-class batsman capable of performing in all conditions.

The significance of matching Sir Don Bradman’s record cannot be understated. Bradman, a cricketing icon, set records that have stood the test of time. For Kohli to achieve this feat is a testament to his consistency, skill, and dedication to the game. Bradman’s record was long considered untouchable, making Kohli’s accomplishment all the more extraordinary. As one of the “Fab Four” of modern cricket, Kohli’s name now stands alongside the likes of Bradman in the pantheon of cricketing greats.

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Social media erupted with congratulatory messages from fans, cricketing legends, and fellow players following Kohli’s century. Hashtags such as #KingKohli, #ViratKohliCenturion, and #500thMatchCentury flooded the platform, trending worldwide. Cricket enthusiasts and pundits alike celebrated the Indian skipper’s accomplishments and praised his unwavering commitment to the sport. His feat of scoring an overseas Test century after 55 months added to the celebration, indicating that he is back in top form and ready to continue making history on the cricket field.