Indian Test captain Virat Kohli has achieved the 3000-run milestone while batting on the very first day of the opener Test against the West Indies at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium.
The 27-year-old becomes 19th Indian batsman to reach the milestone of 3000 Test runs. It took him 73 innings to reach that level.
In addition, the right-handed batsman cruises to his 12th century after smashing 143 not out in the five-day format game.
Fans around the world took to twitter to express their view on Kohli’s fantastic 3000 Test runs…
Not just 3000,Kohli will even complete 4000 runs in the same tour playing at this rate! #ViratKohli
— UDIT (@udit_buch) July 22, 2016
Virat Kohli today Reached:
3000 Test Runs as Player
1000 Test Runs as Captain
First Test Century vs West Indies
— Broken Cricket (@BrokenCricket) July 21, 2016
Virat kohli reached 3000 test runs… Wohoooooo many more to come champ ????? @imVkohli
— Proud Viratian (@proud_viratian) July 21, 2016
Virat Kohli becomes 19th Indian player & overall 178th player to score atleast 3000 runs in Tests.#WIvIND
— Umang Pabari (@UPabari) July 21, 2016
— Sourav Dutta (@souravduttahere) July 22, 2016