Virat Kohli created another record in his cricketing career, scoring a half-century on the opening day of the second test match against West Indies, he became the 4th Asian batsman to make 9,000 plus international runs outside Asia. On Day 1 of the final test against West Indies, Virat Kohli scored 76 runs and became the 4th Asian batsman to reach this milestone.
Sachin Tendulkar is the Asian batsman to lead the list of more than 9,000 international runs scored outside Asia with 12, 616 runs. Rahul Dravid and Kumar Sangakkara has 10,711 runs and 9593 runs respectively. Now the Indian skipper joins the elite list with 9056 international runs.
Kohli is all set to become India’s most successful Test captain. Earlier this week, in the first test against West Indies team Kohli, crushed West Indies by 318 runs. Sourav Ganguly, former Indian captain, praised Kohli and said, “Virat is a tremendous captain and he is getting better and better. He was criticized when he wasn’t doing well for RCB in the IPL and even then I had said that I believe he is a good captain. I think he has progressed well”.