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Virat Kohli has one international century more than Sachin Tendulkar after 500 matches

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After 500 international matches, Sachin Tendulkar had 75 centuries. Virat Kohli, with his 29th Test century scored recently against the West Indies is one ahead of Sachin after 500 international matches.
Meanwhile Rohit Sharma has broken a record previously held by Mahela Jayawardene.

India might have been denied a 2-0 series sweep against the West Indies, but you won’t be denied a full list of all the interesting statistics that have emerged after the 2 match Test series in the Caribbean.
newskabazaar.com here takes you through all those stats:
# India have played 25 Tests vs West Indies between October 2002 and July 2023 without losing, extending their record. They have won fifteen while the remaining ten could not produce results.# With his 80 & 57 in the Port of Spain Test, Rohit Sharma has set a record for playing most consecutive double-digit scores (30) in Tests between February 5, 2021 and July 24, 2023, bettering Sri Lanka’s Mahela Jayawardene’s 29 between January 2001 and June 2002.# For the first time, Rohit has posted a fifty-plus in each innings as captain in a Test match. His match aggregate of 137 is the most scored by him as captain.

# Having scored 103 in the first Test at Roseau, Rohit Sharma has posted 50-plus in three consecutive innings for the first time as captain. Hitherto, just one Indian captain had accomplished the feat in the Caribbean – Rahul Dravid – 68 not out at Basseterre and 81 & 68 at Kingston – all three innings in 2006.

# Rohit’s series aggregate of 240 (ave 80.00), including a hundred and two fifties, in three innings is his best performance as a captain in a Test rubber.

# Ishan Kishan has produced a strike rate of 152.94 during his fantastic unbeaten innings of 52 off 34 balls – the highest by any wicketkeeper in a fifty-plus knock vs the West Indies. The said innings had the third highest strike rate by a wicketkeeper -the top two being 172.88 (102 not out off 59 balls) by Adam Gilchrist for Australia vs England at Perth in 2006 and 161.29 (50 off 31 balls) by Rishabh Pant vs Sri Lanka at Bengaluru in 2022

# Since the commencement of the World Test Championship, Rohit, with 2092 runs at an average of 53.64. including seven hundreds and six fifties, in 25 Tests is the top run-getter for India.

# Siraj’s career-best performance is his second five-wicket haul in Tests – the first being 5 for 73 vs Australia at Brisbane in 2020-21

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