WTC Final LIVE: Virat Kohli becomes only player to play all major ICC finals- India skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday achieved a huge feat as he went on to become the only cricketer to feature in all four ICC major events- ICC T20 World Cup, ICC World Test Championship Final, ICC World Cup Final, ICC Champions Trophy Final. The illustrious journey started with the ICC T20 World Cup in 2011 which India won under the leadership of MS Dhoni. Two years later, Kohli was part of the winning team in the ICC Champions Trophy. He was also the top scorer for India in the match with 43 runs from 34 balls. He featured in his first T20 World Cup in 2014. Now, he is playing the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) Final. Apart from the above, Kohli has also played the Under 19 Word Cup final and led India to glory- making it 5.
WTC Final LIVE: Meanwhile, India skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday became the sixth Indian batsman to complete 7500 runs in Test cricket. He achieved the landmark in his 154th Test innings (92 Test matches). Overall he is the 42nd batsman to score 7500 runs in the longest version of the game. He has smashed 27 centuries and 25 fifties in his Test career heading into the WTC Final.
WTC Final LIVE: Earlier on Saturday, Virat Kohli surpassed MS Dhoni’s record of leading the Indian team in most Test matches. World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand is the 61st match for Kohli as India’s captain in the longest format of the game, now a record. Dhoni retired from Test cricket in December 2014 after captaining India in 60 matches. Kohli is also the longest-serving Test captain for any Asian country with Sri Lanka’s Arjuna Ranatunga and Pakistan’s Misbah-ul-Haq behind him as they captained their respective teams in 56 Test matches each.
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