IND vs SA: Virat Kohli Scored Second Slowest Half-Century in Test Cricket, Made These Records Together

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Virat Kohli scored the second slowest half century in test cricket, made these records with IND vs SA

Indian captain Virat Kohli is playing a brilliant tackle in the decisive third match against South Africa in Cape Town. Holding one end, Kohli completed his 28th career half-century in the event in 159 balls. This is the second slowest half century of Kohli’s career, having scored 171 balls and fifty against England in Nagpur in 2012. This half century of Kohli may be slow, but it is proving to be very effective for the team.

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In both innings of the first Test, Kohli showed restraint in the Cape Town Test when he was sent off for attempting to play a ball off the stump. He played 15 point balls to open the account.

Kohli has played more than 100 installments as an Indian captain in military countries. This is the seventeenth time Kohli has played more than 100 balls in these countries. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is second on this list, who did this feat 7 times.

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This is Virat Kohli’s fifth half century in South Africa and he has become the second Indian to score more half centuries on African soil. In this case, Kohli has surpassed Sourav Ganguly, Cheteshwar Pujara and VVS Laxman. Sachin Tendulkar has marked 8 half centuries in South Africa.

Speaking of the competition, as of this writing, India has scored 175 runs for the loss of 6 wickets. Shardul Thakur is batting with Kohli.

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