Mumbai: In a smashing inning played by the Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli today scored his third double century of the career which helped host country to stand on strong position against the visitors England during fourth day of the fourth test at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai.
Kohli scored his third double century of the year along with Jayant Yadav who has given brilliant company on the pitch by scoring 107 runs as India total reached 631 for all out at lunch; the home team leads the innings with 231 runs over England.
Kohli before returning to pavilion scored 235 runs that prove his supreme form from where he left on Saturday, leading India’s charge to swell the lead. Jayant Yadav scored 104 when he resumed action at 451/7 and continued to lead.
Earlier, team India scored 128 runs in just 29 overs in the first session of play without losing a wicket.
The team India which was lead by 51 runs at the stumps on the third day, with Kohli unbeaten on 147 and Yadav not out on 30, both of them together scored a partnership of unbroken 87-run before going back to stand.
Their partnership on eighth-wicket has blossomed to 215 runs, giving India a handsome lead, which the team can utilise to win the match along with series.