Twitter reactions on Virat Kohli’s 24th Test century: Twitter celebrates Virat Kohli’s 24th Test century against West Indies at Rajkot.
During the second day of the first Test between India and West Indies at Rajkot, Indian captain Virat Kohli scored yet another hundred in international cricket, his 24th in Tests and 59th overall.
Kohli was unbeaten on 72* last evening. Resuming India’s innings from 364-4 along with wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant, the duo started the day on a positive note for India, scoring at almost four runs per over in the first 10 overs. Pant, chiefly, was his quintessential self on the morning.
The 29-year old right-hand batsman eventually reached his century on the second ball of the 107th over after he hit a boundary past the short fine-leg fielder off Devendra Bishoo. In which was his 17th Test century as captain, it was his second against West Indies in this format.
An highlight of Kohli’s innings was his running between the wicket, a facet of the game on which he has laid significant emphasis in the recent years. Batting for nearly 50 overs yesterday, Kohli hit only four fours.
Having scored three boundaries today, Kohli hit a total of seven fours in his century, something which is hardly the case these days. Although not a natural big-hitter, Kohli let’s his ones his twos not build the scoreboard pressure on him.
Kohli’s fans on Twitter were elated after watching him score another century today. Below are some of the latest Twitter reactions on him:
🙌 VIRAT KOHLI HUNDRED 🙌
The India captain is leading from the front as he brings up his 24th Test 💯! pic.twitter.com/ACPYWrTFwn
— ICC (@ICC) October 5, 2018
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) October 5, 2018
24th Test 100 (in 123 inns. Only Bradman has done it quicker – in 66 inns!)
31st in fc cricket
2nd vs West Indies
11th at home
4th in 2018
17th as captain
20th at #4
19th in the 1st inns
Now has 100s at 20 different grounds (10th in India)#IndvWI
— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) October 5, 2018
Virat Kohli’s centuries in International cricket:
As captain – 30 100s in 134 inns
As non-captain – 29 100s in 250 inns#IndvWI
— Bharath Seervi (@SeerviBharath) October 5, 2018
– World’s no1 batsman in both Tests & ODIs.
– Has hit a Test ton against every nation he’s faced.
– Only active Test batsman with more centuries than fifties.
– 3,000+ Test runs in India from just 53 innings.
– 11 Test centuries scored in India.
A decade of Virat Kohli. 👑 pic.twitter.com/utsjV8BDRa
— bet365_aus (@bet365_aus) October 5, 2018
Least innings to score 24 Test centuries:
66 – Don Bradman
123 – Virat Kohli*
125 – Sachin Tendulkar #INDvWI
— Umang Pabari (@UPStatsman) October 5, 2018
— RVCJ Media (@RVCJ_FB) October 5, 2018
Virat Kohli is the best possible player batting with Rishabh Pant right now. He has to guide that young guy to the right path. His approach is not at all as that of test cricket. Keeping an eye on the ball & having patience is the game. Will grow and improve with time. #INDvWI
— Jaanvi 🏏 (@ThatCricketBuff) October 5, 2018
Three certain things in life:
— CricBlog (@cric_blog) October 5, 2018
Virat Kohli scores his 24th Test ton off 184 balls. Has hit just 7 fours yet maintained a strike-rate of over 50. if there has been a more clinical, consistent and calibrated batsman across formats, I’ve not seen him. #INDvWI
— Navneet Mundhra (@navneet_mundhra) October 5, 2018
Quote of the Day: Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success. -Virat Kohli
— RICHELLE RYAN (@RICHELLERYAN) October 4, 2018
And I thought Virat Kohli will get to his century, yawn, and take guard for the next ball.
— Ramesh Srivats (@rameshsrivats) October 5, 2018
59 th international hundred for the century machine, Kohli . Is a walk in the park for him, literally
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) October 5, 2018