Virat Kohli surpasses Brian Lara for most double centuries as captain

There is no stopping Virat Kohli. Just a day after becoming the first captain to register a hat-trick of centuries in a three-match series. The Indian skipper scaled yet another milestone when he scored his sixth double century, the highest as a captain.

While Tendulkar had six double centuries, Sehwag had recorded four double and two triple hundreds. Kohli became the 11th Indian batsman to achieve the milestone and the fourth fastest in terms of innings behind Sunil Gavaskar (95), Virender Sehwag (99) and Sachin Tendulkar (103). Kohli, playing his 63rd Test took 105 innings to cross the 5000-run mark.

1. Kohli overtook West Indies great Brian Lara, who held the record previously with five double tons in Tests.
2. With a sixth double hundred, Kohli has also tied Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag for the most 200-plus scores for India in Tests.
3. The overall fastest to 5000 Tests was Sir Don Bradman who took only 56 innings to the reach the landmark.

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