IND vs ENG Test Series 2024: The Big record on target of Virat Kohli, only Gavaskar and Sachin could do this. The five-match Test series between India and England is to start from January 25.
The stature of Kohli, the ace batsman of the Indian team, has become such in the world of cricket that whenever he comes on the field, some record is waiting for him. Something similar is going to happen in the upcoming England Test series. Virat Kohli is targeting a big record.
The special thing is that till now only two legends Sunil Gavaskar and Sachin Tendulkar have been able to do this for India.
That means Virat is very close to achieving a big milestone in the Test series against England. Let us tell you that in the Hyderabad Test itself, Virat Kohli achieved this record by scoring only 9 runs.
Its first match will be held at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. Both the teams have reached Hyderabad for this match.
While Virat Kohli had also reached Hyderabad he has gone to Ayodhya for the consecration of Ram temple but soon he will join the team again. Here he will seek the blessings of Lord Ram to take his career to greater heights.
The record that Virat Kohli will be targeting is to complete 2000 runs in Test cricket against England. If Virat scores 9 more runs then he will join the club of Sachin and Gavaskar.
Indian batsmen with the most test runs against England include Sachin Tendulkar – 2535 runs, Sunil Gavaskar – 2483 runs, Virat Kohli – 1991 runs which is 9 runs away from 2000, Rahul Dravid – 1950 runs.
Talking about Virat, his performance against England has been excellent. He has played a total of 28 test matches against the England team so far and has scored 1991 runs at an average of 42.3. He has also scored five centuries in Tests against the England team.
His best score is 235 runs which he made at Wankhede. By scoring 9 runs in the upcoming series, he will become the third Indian to score 2000 Test runs against England. At present, he is behind only the great Sachin Tendulkar and Sunil Gavaskar in this matter.