CRB Tech Reviews congratulate Virat Kohli on his stupendous valor. Virat Kohli’s records in cricket is changing image of Indian cricket.
Invincible Virat Kohli is the first India captain to strike a Test double-century on foreign soil with an incredible performance against the Windies.
A pulsating double-century by Kohli has put India in the box seat after the second day of the first Test against the West Indies in Antigua.
Kohli’s century innings was accompanied by a purposeful century by Ravi Ashwin, as the pair added 168 for the fifth wicket to push India to a mammoth total of 8-566 before Kohli was declared.
Evidently Kohli has a phenomenal impact on Indian cricket and it is significantly a lot more than digits. He has initiated a different mindset among the Indian cricketers , the sort which hasn’t been seen for a very long time. The significant double century he slammed on Friday night was an emphatic support of that aggressive mindset.
Since many years, Indian captains have gone into a Test match with only four bowlers. While that number would have been considerable on game changing; the rest of the time it was a defensive move and a surrender to the opposition.
India fast bowler Mohammad Shami also struck late in the day as the West Indies went to stumps at 1-31.
It seems Kohli is casted in a different mold. He had given already given an insight of his aggressive leadership in Australia last year .
To start with the day at 4-302, Kohli moved to 150 by rocking back and pulling a short ball to fine-leg with a certain ease.
Kohli was extremely cautious but at the same time equally confident with his defense.
While Kohli took a back seat, Ashwin took the charge by hitting a flurry of boundaries.
As the shine wore off the new ball, Kohli began to stamp his dominance once again.
Ultimately in the last over ahead of the interval, Kohli strolled to his double-century with an easy single from the off-spinner Roston Chase.
It was Kohli’s maiden double century and he also become the first India captain to reach the milestone overseas.
Kohli raised his bat and then kissed the Antigua turf, as he went to lunch unbeaten on 200 and in the process taking India to 4-404.
Kohli innings of 200 consisted of 24 glorious boundaries and his strike-rate of 70.64 on a slow pitch an indication of his sheer class.
Before they begin the tour, Kohli said that he wanted to start the series in an emphatic manner and have kept the terms from the outset.
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