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Sehwag backs Virat Kohli to break most Sachin Tendulkar records

  • 23 Aug 2019 23:50:47

Virat Kohli has effectively settled himself as one of the greats of the game, breaking different records over each of the three arrangements of the game. Previous India opener Virender Sehwag was unrestrained in his commendation for the present skipper of the Indian group, alluding to Virat Kohli as the "best batsman". And keeping in mind that Sehwag upheld Virat Kohli to break most records having a place with Sachin Tendulkar, he uncovered one accomplishment of Tendulkar that nobody will almost certainly break. The record for most Test matches played by an individual has a place with Sachin Tendulkar, who has 200 Tests added to his repertoire, well in front of second-put Ricky Ponting (168).

Virat Kohli has played 77 Tests for India, scoring 6,613 keeps running with 25 hundreds to his name.

"Right now, Virat (Kohli) is the best batsman. The manner in which he is scoring hundreds of years, the manner in which he is scoring runs, he is the best. I am certain he will break a large portion of Sachin Tendulkar's records," Virender Sehwag told.

"The one record nobody can break is his (Sachin) 200 Test matches record. I don't figure anybody can break his record of playing 200 Test matches. I don't figure anyone can play in excess of 200 Test matches,"

In spite of hitting five half-hundreds of years in the as of late finished up World Cup 2019, Virat Kohli neglected to arrive at the three-figure mark in the show-stopper occasion. The Indian captain, nonetheless, finished his little dry spell in the 50-over configuration with consecutive hundreds against the West Indies in the three-coordinate ODI arrangement.

With his 43rd century, Virat Kohli drew nearer to Sachin Tendulkar's record of 49 ODI hundreds. He now needs seven more ODI hundreds of years to outperform the batting legend.

In any case, Virat Kohli neglected to fire in the main innings of the opening Test against the West Indies in Antigua, rejected for nine by Shannon Gabriel.

In 78 Tests (counting the progressing first Test), Virat Kohli as of now has 25 centuries. Sachin Tendulkar's Test profession finished with an astounding 51 centuries in 200 matches.