All figures out! Virat Kohli's records set during his double century in Delhi

Dec 04, 2017, 12:20 IST | PTI

Virat Kohli all figured out

Indiani captain Virat Kohli scored a brilliant Test double century during the second Test match against Sri Lanka at Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi and went on to set some records on the way. Here are some of the record captain Kohli went on to create.

* Virat Kohli's 243 is his highest individual innings in Tests at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi, eclipsing New Zealand's Bert Sutcliffe's 230 not out v India in December 1955. Vinod Kambli's 227 (off 301 balls) in 413 minutes v Zimbabwe in March 1993 was the previous highest score by an Indian batsman at this venue.

India's Virat Kohli celebrates his double century against Sri Lanka during the second day of the third cricket test match at Feroz Shah Kotla, in New Delhi on Sunday. Pic/PTI
India's Virat Kohli celebrates his double century against Sri Lanka during the second day of the third cricket test match at Feroz Shah Kotla, in New Delhi on Sunday. Pic/PTI

* Kohli has established a record for the highest individual innings by an Indian captain in Tests, bettering his own 235 v England at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai in December 2016.

* Kohli has created cricket history by becoming the first captain to record six double centuries in Tests, eclipsing Brian Lara's tally of five.

* Besides, Kohli and Kambli, four other Indian players have recorded double hundreds in Tests at Feroz Shah, Kotla - Nawab of Pataudi, Jr., Rahul Dravid, Gautam Gambhir & VVS Laxman.

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