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IND vs AUS: Kohli becomes first player to achieve this record in MCG, breaks 6 big records together

Captain Kohli scored 82 runs off 204 balls, during this time he scored 9 boundaries. With this gutsy and stubborn knock Virat Kohli has broken as many as 6 big records together. Let's see.
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Playing ahead of first day score of 215/2, India's most prominent pair Pujara and Kohli troubled the hosts with a massive 3rd wicket partnership and took the game away, while Kohli was seen again with runs but unfortunately missed his century by 18 runs.
Captain Kohli scored 82 runs off 204 balls, during this time he scored 9 boundaries. With this gutsy and stubborn knock Virat Kohli has broken as many as 6 big records together. Let's see.

6. Most international runs scored away from home in a calendar year:

Run machine Virat Kohli has so far scored 2098 International runs this year away from home and sitting well on top of this list.
2098 - Kohli (2018)
1712 - Amla (2012)
1609 - Sanga (2006)
1455 - Dilshan (2009)
1451 - Kohli (2014)

5. Most runs in a calendar year in overseas Tests

Skipper Virat Kohli has left Veteran Rahul Dravid behind in the case of most runs scored by an Indian batsmen in overseas in an calendar year, while behind Viv Richards by just 17 runs with one innings left.
1212 Graeme Smith (2008)
1154 Viv Richards (1976)
1138 VIRAT KOHLI (2018)
1137 Rahul Dravid (2002)

4. 20th half-centuries in a calendar year:

Virat faced 204 balls and scored 82 runs with 9 fours. This is the 20th test half century from his bat this year. Virat is the only 24th batsman in Test cricket history to have 20 half-centuries in a calendar year.

3. Kohli-Pujara breaks 7-year-old record:

Virat and Pujara added 170 runs for the third wicket, this is the highest partnership in MCG by an Indian pair. Earlier this record was in the name of Sachin and Dravid.

2. Most Test runs against an opponent for Virat Kohli:

1573* vs Australia
1570 vs England
1004 vs Sri Lanka

1. Most Consecutive 50+ scores in MCG:


Virat Kohli is now the first visiting player with three consecutive 50+ scores in the MCG's Boxing Day Test mamatches.

Virat scored 169 (1st inns) and 54 (2nd inns) during the 2014 Test match and 82 in this match.

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