Virat Kohli chases Don Bradman’s record, eyes Rahul Dravid’s feat in WTC Final

IND vs AUS: Virat Kohli eyes multiple records in the WTC Final against Australia at Oval

IND vs AUS: Virat Kohli – All eyes will be on Virat Kohli in the upcoming World Test Championship (WTC) Final against Australia. Kohli, who loves breaking records, will be eying another feat. This time, the former India captain will be eyeing Sir Don Brandman’s record. Not only that, but Kohli will also be aiming to surpass team India coach Rahul Dravid in the upcoming WTC final at the Oval.

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IND vs AUS: Kohli one century short of equalling Bradman’s 29 Test centuries

Kohli, who broke the Test century drought against Australia in the Border Gavaskar Trophy will need one more century to go past Bradman’s overall Test tally of 29 centuries. Kohli currently has 28 hundreds in the longest format of the game. Among the current batters in Test cricket, Steve Smith has 30 centuries, while Joe Root has 29 Tons.

Not only Bradman’s record, but Kohli also has a chance to go past Dravid’s record against Australia. Currently, the team India coach has amassed 2166 runs in Test cricket against the Aussies. Kohli currently has 1979 runs in 24 Tests.

If the right-hand batter scores 188 more runs, then Kohli will become the third-best batter against Australia behind Tendulkar (3630) and Laxman (2434) runs.

Apart from these two records, Kohli also can go past Virender Sehwag’s Test tally of 8586 runs. Currently, the former India captain has scored 8416 runs in 108 matches.

IND vs AUS: Kohli sweats out in training session ahead of WTC Final, India aim to end ICC Trophy drought

Speaking about Kohli, the 35-year-old has an intense training session ahead of WTC final at Oval. The legendary batter was often the last to leave the training session. Since Asia Cup, Kohli has played 2235 in 48 matches across formats.

The right-hand batter would be keen to continue the same form in WTC finale against Australia. The summit clash will begin at the Oval from June 7 to 11.

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