Mumbai: India skipper Virat Kohli today went pass the landmark of 4,000 career Test runs in International cricket and also became the sixth fastest Indian to do so.
He also crossed a mark 1000 Test runs in the year 2016. Kohli took 89 innings and 52 Tests to reach the landmark of 4000 run. Opening blistering batsmen Virender Sehwag is the fastest Indian to cross the mark at 79 innings.
He reached the mark when he got to 41 runs during his first innings knock. He was unbeaten on 44 at lunch on the third day, propelling India to 247/2 at lunch in response to England’s 400.
“Congratulations skipper @imVkohli – 4000 Test runs,” BCCI said in an appreciative tweet.