After his heroics on the first day, Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli continued his terrific form at Antigua and smashed his maiden double century to take the Indian innings past 400.The feat takes special importance in the light of Virat's debut as well happening at West Indies five years back.
The 27-year-old, who had scored 11 centuries so far in his career, waited for 41 Test matches to go past the 200-mark for his first time in his career. Kohli, who incidentally made his Test debut against West Indies at Kingston back in 2011, chose the same opposition to score his highest first-class score ever. After starting from his overnight score of 143, Kohli continued his partnership with Ravichandran Ashwin and looked in no trouble against the Windies bowlers today. Runs flowed from his blade as the batsman effortlessly took apart a hapless attack even as Ashwin provided
In characteristic Sachin fashion, Kohli slowed down in the 190s, and took his sweet time to cross the landmark, but tonight no one is complaining!
Can Kohli do a Sehwag? Reach 200 with a six? #WIvIND— Farees Rahman (@fareesrahman) July 22, 2016
This is kind of dejavu from Kohli. Back in 90s, Sachin used to be best batsman in the team scored hundreds for fun, won matches #IndvsWI— What's Next (@imKartz) July 22, 2016
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Clinic by @imVkohli at the moment! The best in the game at the moment with AB! When he bats, I have to watch! 🏏— KP (@KP24) July 22, 2016
High batgave in intl cricket— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) July 22, 2016
51.04* Virat Kohli
49.53 H Amla
49.10 J Kallis
49.00 M Hussey
48.75 V Richards
It a surprise that no Indian captain since 1932 ie in 84 years, spanning 247 Tests has managed to make 200+ in an away Test match!#WIvInd— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) July 22, 2016