Virat Kohli's highest score in any format is 251 not out    AFP (File photo)
Virat Kohli’s highest score in any format is 251 not out AFP (File photo)

India captain Virat Kohli continued to make records as he completed his first-ever double century in Test cricket, during the second day s play against West Indies at Antigua. Resuming at 143 not out overnight, the Indian captain kept on surpassing several records to achieve the feat of scoring his first-ever double century in First-Class cricket. Kohli faced 281 balls to score 200 runs, studded with 24 boundaries. En route his maiden double century, Kohli also bettered the record of most runs in an innings by an Indian captain overseas, which was previously held by Mohammad Azharuddin, who had scored 192 versus New Zealand at Auckland in February 1990. LIVE CRICKET SCORECARD: India vs West Indies 2016, 1st Test at Antigua

Kohli has broken quite a few records in this innings. He has notched up his highest individual score in the process, and has equalled former captains MAK Pataudi and Sourav Ganguly with five centuries each in Test cricket. IND vs WI Live Streaming: Watch live telecast on

The right-handed batsman has 12 centuries so far in Test cricket, and he has already become the ninth Indian captain to score more than 1,000 runs. When he came out to bat on the first day, Kohli also completed his 3,000 runs in the longest format of the game.

Kohli remains India s best batsman across formats, as after dominating bowlers from around the world in various T20 competitions earlier this year, he has made a strong start for a lengthy period of Test cricket which has 17 matches for the Indian cricket team till March 2017.

During his innings, Kohli also solidified India as he first combined with Shikhar Dhawan to add more than 100 runs for the third wicket, and then with Ravichandran Ashwin to put up his consecutive century stand with fellow batsmen.