Virat Kohli made his Test debut on this day back in 2011!

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Kohli made his debut Test debut against West Indies at Kingston, Jamaica but he failed to impress with the bat by scoring only four & 15 runs in his first two innings.

It was on June 20, 2011, when the current Indian captain Virat Kohli made his debut in the longest format of the game. He made his debut against West Indies at Kingston, Jamaica. The right-handed batsman couldn’t score well with the bat in his first two innings & managed to score 19 runs in the entire match. Kohli came to bat at the number fifth position & was sent back to the pavilion by Fidel Edwards.

In the second innings, Kohli scored just 15 runs from 54 balls & was dismissed by Fidel Edwards again on the field. India eventually won the match by 63 runs. Since his debut, Kohli has left a huge mark on the game. So far he has played about 86 Tests & managed to score 7,240 runs with 27 centuries at an average of 53.62

Kohli has played against South Africa at Pune in 2019 where he scored 254 runs & this was his highest Test score to date. The comparisons between Kohli & Sachin Tendulkar have kept on growing & many have chosen the current Indian captain to break the records which were set by Tendulkar.

Tendulkar managed to create history in his career after registering 100 International centuries while Kohli has currently 70 centuries across all the formats. Kohli is ranked at the top spot in the ICC ODI rankings & he successfully enjoys a second place in test rankings.