virat-kohli © AFP
Virat Kohli © AFP

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli made a special achievement on the fourth day of the Birmingham Test against England. In a Test match in England, Kohli has reached number two amongst the captains of India in terms of making the most aggregate runs in a Test.

Kohli scored 149 in the first innings of the first Test of the five-match series while he scored 51 in the second innings, aggregating 200 runs in the Test.

Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, former captain of India and the player after whom the trophy that India and England contest for in England is named, holds the record for most aggregate runs in a Test in England. Pataudi scored 64 in the first innings of the Leeds Test match in 1967 and 148 in the second innings. In this way he scored a total of 212 runs in this Test match. After Pataudi, Kohli now occupies a pride of place at the second position.

Former captain Mohammed Azharuddin is at number three in this list. Azhar had made 179 and 11 runs in the 1990 Manchester Test. Thus Azhar scored a total of 190 runs there. On the fourth place is the Prince of Kolkata, i.e., Sourav Ganguly Ganguly played 68 and 99 in Trent Bridge in the year 2002. Former captain Sourav Ganguly scored a total of 167 runs in this match.