India vs Bangladesh: Virat Kohli surpasses Ricky Ponting with century in Pink ball Test
Virat Kohli became the first Indian to score a century in a Pink ball Test when he got to the 3-figure score on Day 2 of the ongoing 2nd Test against Bangladesh at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
Virat surpassed Ricky Ponting to grab 2nd place in the list of captains with the most Test hundreds. Kohli now has 20 hundred as captain while former South Africa captain Graeme Smith leads the pack with 25 tons.
Virat Kohli also went past Steve Smith on the list of batsmen with most hundreds in Test cricket. Kohli is now tied at the 17 spot alongside South Africa’s Graeme Smith and Australia’s Allan Border who also have 27 Test hundreds.
Virat Kohli is now third on the list of most international hundreds after Ricky Ponting and Sachin Tendulkar. Kohli has scored 70 tons in 438 innings whereas Ponting has amassed 71 three-figure scores in 668 innings. India legend Sachin Tendulkar leads the pack with 100 hundreds in 782 innings.
Having scored 41 international hundreds as captain, Kohli also equalled Ricky Ponting record of most number of centuries as a skipper across all formats.