Stats : Virat Kohli completes 6000 Test runs

Virat Kohli is the 10th Indian player to achieve the milestone of 6000 runs in Test cricket.

Virat Kohli is the 10th Indian player to score 6000 runs in Test cricket (photo - getty)

When Indian captain Virat Kohli scored his 6th run in his 46 runs innings against England in the Southampton Test, he completed 6000 runs in Test cricket and became the 10th Indian player to achieve the milestone of 6000 Test runs.

In terms of innings, Virat Kohli (119) is the second quickest Indian after Sunil Gavaskar (117) to reach 6000 Test runs.

Here are a few records which Virat Kohli made during his 46 runs knock:

10 - Virat Kohli became the 10th Indian player to score 6000 or more Test runs for India. 

Most Test runs for India -

Sachin Tendulkar - 15921

Rahul Dravid - 13265

Sunil Gavaskar - 10122

VVS Laxman - 8781

Virender Sehwag - 8503

Sourav Ganguly - 7212

Dilip Vengsarkar - 6868

Mohammad Azharuddin - 6215

Gundappa Viswanath - 6080

VIRAT KOHLI - 6040*

119 - Number of innings taken by Virat Kohli to reach 6000 Test runs - the second quickest for India and overall ninth quickest in the world. 

Fewest innings to 6000 Test runs for India -

Sunil Gavaskar - 117

VIRAT KOHLI - 119

Sachin Tendulkar - 120

Virender Sehwag - 123

Rahul Dravid - 125

Fewest innings to reach 6000 Test runs in the world -

Don Bradman (AUS) - 68

Sir Gary Sobers (WI) / Steve Smith (AUS) - 111

Wally Hammond (ENG) - 114

Len Hutton (ENG) / Ken Berrington (ENG) / Kumar Sangakkara - 116

Sunil Gavaskar (IND) - 117

VIRAT KOHLI (IND) - 119

54.41 - Virat Kohli's Test batting average - the highest among Indian players who have scored 6000 or more Test runs.

Best Test batting average for India (Min 6000 Test runs) -

VIRAT KOHLI - 54.41

Sachin Tendulkar - 53.78

Rahul Dravid - 52.63

Sunil Gavaskar - 51.12

Virender Sehwag - 49.63


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 01 Sep, 2018

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