Nagpur Test: Virat Kohli records most centuries in a year by a captain

Updated: Nov 27, 2017, 09:21 IST | IANS

Indian Virat Kohli recorded the most number of international cricket centuries in a year by a captain -- after notching his 19th Test ton against Sri Lanka during their second match

Indian Virat Kohli recorded the most number of international cricket centuries in a year by a captain -- after notching his 19th Test ton against Sri Lanka during their second match at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday.

Virat Kohli celebrates his double century
Virat Kohli celebrates his double century. Pic/ PTI

Kohli, who now has 10 centuries across the three formats, surpassed former Australian captain Ricky Ponting (9) and former South African skipper Graeme Smith (9).

Ponting recorded nine international centuries in 2005 and 2006 while former opener Smith scored a similar number in 2005.

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