During India vs Australia Adelaide Test, on Day 3, Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday completed his 1000 Test runs in Australia and joined the elite club after former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman. Virat Kohli has become the fourth Indian batsmen to achieve the 1000 run mark, while, The God of Cricket Sachin Tendulkar tops the chart with 1809 runs. On the second spot, VVS Laxman has been holding the fort with 1236 runs, followed by the wall of Indian cricket Rahul Dravid having 1166 runs against his name.
India’s explosive batsman Virendra Sehwag missed the list by a nose as he has scored 952 runs in Australia. However, Virat Kohli has become the fastest India to reach the 1000-run mark in Australia. Indian skipper took only 18 Tests to beat the record of Very Very Special Laxman, who had achieved the milestone in 19 matches. During the first test against Australia, Virat Kohli also became the first Indian skipper to score 2,000 Test runs overseas. Not just the Indian run machine, Aussie spin ace Nathan Lyon also bagged a record and became successful bowler against India. Lyon dismissed the Kohli for the sixth time on the Day 3 of the Adelaide Test.
The match between India and Australia is underway and the visitors finished the Day 3 with 151 runs on the scoreboard with loss of 3 wickets and the hosts, Australia, is still leading by 166 runs.