Virat Kohli, playing his 100th Test match in Mohali, has completed his 8,000 runs in Test career. Kohli needed 38 runs before this match, which he has completed. He now joins the list of Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman, Virender Sehwag and Sunil Gavaskar who have scored 8,000 or more runs in Test matches.
With this, he has reached number 5 in the list of fastest 8,000 runs scorers. Sachin had achieved this position in 154 innings, Dravid 158, Sehwag 160 and Gavaskar in 166 innings. Kohli completed 8,000 runs in the 169th innings.
Kohli has a chance to make this match memorable for himself. If he scores a century in this match, he will become the first Indian batsman to do so in the 100th Test match.
Talking about world cricket, only 9 batsmen have been able to do this feat in their 100th Test. Talking about Asia, Kohli can become the third batsman. Earlier this record is in the name of Pakistan batsman Javed Miandad and Inzamam-ul-Haq.