Kolkata: Virat Kohli brought up his 27th Test century and 70th overall on Day Two of the day-night Test between India and Bangladesh in Kolkata on Saturday.
With the hundred, Kohli went past former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting’s tally of 19 Test centuries as captain.
20th Test century as Captain of India ✅
27th Test century of his career ✅
70th International century ✅
41st international century as captain (joint-most)✅
1st Indian to hit a century in day/night Test ✅#KingKohli pic.twitter.com/q01OKPauOu
— BCCI (@BCCI) November 23, 2019
The list is led by former South Africa captain Graeme Smith with 23 hundreds as captain in Tests.
He became the first Indian skipper to go past the 5000-run mark in the longest format of the game on Friday.