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Virat misses century by 18 runs, but breaks this 17-year-old big record of Rahul Dravid

Indian skipper Virat Kohli faced 204 balls for his rusty knock of 82 runs. During this, he scored 9 boundaries. With this important knock of 82, Kohli has broken the 17-year-old record of Rahul Dravid.
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Playing at the overnight score of 215 on the second day of the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne, the Indian team has been in a very strong position.
Cheteshwar Pujara also completed his 17th Test century while Virat Kohli missed his 26th century by 18 runs and lost his wicket for the personal score of 82.

On the second day of the match, Team India had scored 326 runs with the loss of 4 wickets. Until the news was written in the post lunch session, Virat Kohli (82) and Pujara scored 106 runs, while Rohit Sharma and Rahane at the crease.

Virat Kohli broke Dravid's 17-year-old record:

Indian skipper Virat Kohli faced 204 balls for his rusty knock of 82 runs. During this, he scored 9 boundaries. With this important knock of 82, Kohli has broken the 17-year-old record of Rahul Dravid.

In fact, Virat has become the Indian player who has scored the most runs in a calendar year on foreign soil. Former India great Rahul Dravid had scored 1137 runs in the year 2002.
Today, Virat has become the highest run-getter in a year in foreign lands. Apart from this he has become the third batsman in the world, in the case of most runs in a calendar year in overseas Tests.

  1. 1212 Graeme Smith (2008)
  2. 1154 Viv Richards (1976)
  3. 1138 VIRAT KOHLI (2018) - most for India
  4. 1137 Rahul Dravid (2002)
  5. 1065 Mohinder Amarnath (1983)
  6. 1061 Alastair Cook (2010)


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