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Virat Kohli has come a long way in his Test career, from Jamaica 2011 to Mohali 2022. Today, the legendary cricketer is playing his 100th test match against Sri Lanka. After all these 11 years, he had played amazing knocks that led India towards victory. We have gathered here the 10 best knocks by Virat Kohli In Test cricket.

10 Best Knocks By Virat Kohli In Test Cricket

1. 254* vs South Africa, Pune 2019

Best Knocks By Virat Kohli In Test
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This is the most remarkable match of Virat Kohli’s career. He marked his highest test score during the second match of the South Africa tour of India in Pune. India scored 601 runs including Virat Kohli’s 254 not out. He hit 33 fours and 2 sixes in his incredible inning.

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2. 243 vs Sri Lanka, Dehli 2017

This was the second double century by Virat Kohli on the same series against Sri Lanka in 2017. In the third match of the series, India scored 536 with the help of Kohli’s 243 and Murli Vijay’s 155. But the Sri Lankan batsman did not give up and managed to draw the match.

3. 235 vs England, Mumbai 2016

Best Knocks By Virat Kohli In Test
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When England has arrived in India for a five-match Test series in 2016. Virat Kohli hammered a double century against legendary test bowlers James Anderson, Chris Woakes and Adil Rashid. England played the first innings in that match and scored 400. But with help of Kohli’s 235, India scored 631 and won the match.

4. 213 vs Sri Lanka, Nagpur 2017

It was the second match of the Sri Lanka tour of India in 2017. Virat Kohli scored 213 just before the match he hit 243. It was a one-sided match where India scored 610 runs in a second inning. Along with Virat Kohli, Murli Vijay scored 128, Pujara scored 143 and Rohit Sharma scored 102.

5. 211 vs New Zealand, Indore 2016

Best Knocks By Virat Kohli In Test
via: Hindustan Times

On the 3rd match of the New Zealand tour of India, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane tore New Zealand apart in the first inning. With the help of Kohli’s 211 and Rahane’s 188, India scored 557 runs. On the other hand, Ashwin knocked the whole batting order of the rival team. India registered a great victory by 321 in that match.

6. 204 vs Bangladesh, Hyderabad 2017

This is one of the most memorable matches of Virat Kohli. It is the fastest 200 hit by Virat Kohli. He scored 204 runs in only 246 balls in the first inning of the match. These quick runs get India up to the score of 687.

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7. 200 vs West Indies, North Sound 2016

200 vs West Indies, North Sound 2016
via: The Indian Express

This was the first double century of Virat Kohli outside India. On the first Test of India tour of West Indies, Kohli hit 200 runs against the hardcore bowling attack including Shannon Gabriel, Jason Holder and Devendra Bishoo. India marks an incredible victory by an inning and 92 runs.

8. 169 vs Australia, Melbourne 2014

After getting defeated in the first two matches against Australia, India came to Melbourne for the third game. On a critical condition, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane had built a 262 runs fourth-wicket partnership and helped India tie the match. Kohli scored 169 and Rahane scored 147 runs in this remarkable match.

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9. 167 vs England, Visakhapatnam 2016

167 vs England, Visakhapatnam 2016
via: espncricinfo

On the second match of the series against England, Kohli and Pujara led the team up to the score of 455 in the first inning. Kohli hit a huge score of 167 in the match. On the other hand, Pujara hit 119. This big score led India to the massive win by 246 runs.

10. 153 vs South Africa, Centurion 2018

After losing the first match of the series in Capetown, India needs to register a win in Centurion. In a reply to South Africa’s 335, Virat Kohli scored 153 runs against a deadly attack having Kagiso Rabada, Morne Morkel, Vernon Philander, Keshav Maharaj and Lungi Nigidi. However, AB de Villers hit 80 runs in the second inning and India lost the match.

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