India Vs West Indies 2nd Test BCCI Epic Tribute To Virat Kohli 500th International Game

BCCI Epic Tribute To Virat Kohli 500th International Game: Former Indian captain Virat Kohli has so far played 499 international matches in his career. Through the second test played against the West Indies, he will play the 500th international match of his career. The second Test between India and West Indies will be played from today (July 20) at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain. Before this match, BCCI gave a special tribute to Virat Kohli.

A picture of Virat Kohli was shared by posting through the official social media of BCCI, in which present Virat Kohli and some earlier Virat Kohli are visible. The picture was made in such a way that Kohli is watching his old tour. The post was captioned as, “500 reasons to admire travel!” Further congratulating it was written, “Congratulations to Virat Kohli for his 500th international match.”

Will be the fourth player to play 500 international matches for India

Virat Kohli will be the fourth player from the Indian cricket team to touch the figure of 500 international matches. Before Kohli, former Indian batsman and current head coach Rahul Dravid, former veteran batsman Sachin Tendulkar and former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni have crossed the mark of playing 500 international matches. Sachin Tendulkar has played 664, Dhoni 538 and Rahul Dravid 509 international matches in his career. Whereas Kohli will become the 10th player in the world to play 500 international matches.

Most international capped players

  • Sachin Tendulkar – 664 matches.
  • Mahela Jayawardene – 652 matches.
  • Kumar Sangakkara – 594 matches.
  • Sanath Jayasuriya – 586 matches.
  • Ricky Ponting – 560 matches.
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni – 538 matches.
  • Shahid Afridi – 524 matches.
  • Jacques Kallis – 519 matches.
  • Rahul Dravid – 509 matches.
  • Virat Kohli – 499 matches.

Kohli’s performance in 499 international matches so far

Please tell that Virat Kohli has scored 25461 runs at an average of 53.48 while batting in 558 innings of 499 matches played so far. During this, 75 centuries and 131 half-centuries have come out of his bat, in which his high score has been 254 * runs.

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