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Day/Night Test: Virat Kohli scores 27th century, goes past Ponting in number of Test ton as skipper

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Virat Kohli scored his 27th Test ton. Photo: @BCCI

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.

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.

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