Indian captain Virat Kohli missed a century in the first innings of the Adelaide Test against Australia on Thursday, but during this he broke the 51-year-old record of captaincy of Mansoor Ali Khan.
Kohli was run out for 74 on Thursday. Along with this, he has scored 851 runs in Test matches as captain against Australia. This is the most runs scored by any Indian captain. Earlier, this record was in the name of Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi. Pataudi had scored 829 runs against Australia. Pataudi scored 829 runs in 11 Tests against Australia at an average of 43.63. It included a century. He played these 11 Test matches between 1964 and 1969.
With this, Kohli also became the Indian captain for scoring the most runs in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. He left behind Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who had 813 runs.
The Indian captain achieved another feat during his half-century innings on Adelaide. Kohli completed 500 Test runs at this ground. This is the first time Kohli has scored more than 500 runs on a field. He now has 505 runs on this ground. Kohli is the third Indian batsman after Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman to score more than 500 runs on any Australian ground. Sachin has scored 785 runs in Sydney and Laxman has scored 589 runs in Sydney.