India vs Australia: Virat Kohli Hits twenty fifth check Century, Fifth Of The Year, Sixth In Australia .

Virat Kohli braved all odds to attainan excellent century on day 3 of the second take a look at at the Optus arena in state capital on Sunday.

The Indian skipper mentioned histwenty fifthtake a look at century in 214 balls, his seventh against Australia and sixth.ind vs aus | viratr kohli | indian team | fastest century

Down belowsolely Australian legend Don Bradman (68) had taken fewer innings to attaintwenty fivetake a look attons.

Kohli junction rectifier India’s fightback from 8/2 to 172/2 with a stubborneighty {two} off 181 balls at stumps on day two. The world’s top-ranked take a look athitterrequiredsimplyeighteen runs to attain his fifth take a look at ton of the year and he took 5 overs to succeed in the quantitative mark on day3.ind vs aus | viratr kohli | indian team | fastest century

In the process, the 30-year-old also equalled Sachin Tendulkar’s record of most Test centuries by an Indian in Australia. 

This is his 63rd international ton overall and his maiden century in Perth. He last scored a Test ton against the Windies in Rajkot in October. 

During the first Test at the Adelaide Oval, Kohli became the fastest Indian to score 1000 Test runs in Australia. 

Kohli joined Sachin Tendulkar (1809), VVS Laxman (1236) and Rahul Dravid (1143) on the elite list.

Interestingly, Kohli is the fastest Indian to score 1,000 Test runs on Australian soil in just 18 innings. Overall, among visitors, only four Englishmen have done it quicker than Kohli in Australia.

Kohli also became the only Indian skipper to score 2000 Test runs in away matches. He is also the first Indian captain to score 2000 Test runs both in India and overseas.

Kohli is the world’s top-ranked batsman in both Tests and one-day internationals (ODIs), with over 1,000 runs in both formats in the calendar year.

He was the top-scorer in South Africa with a hundred and a half century in a 2-1 Test series defeat, while in England, he fared even better. Kohli scored two centuries and three fifties but still the tourists were beaten 4-1 in the five-match Test series.

India lead the four-match series against Australia 1-0 and the visitors are yet to win a Test series Down Under in 11 attempts since 1947.

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