Indore (Madhya Pradesh): India’s Test team skipper of Virat Kholi today scored double century along with Ajinkya Rahane who also came up with his career best knock to take India in commanding position against New Zealand on the second day of the final and third test today.
Kohli hits unbeaten 207 runs, which is his second double ton in only six Tests while Rahane remained unbeaten on 161 with India reaching 456 for three at tea.
Both of them together raised the highest-ever fourth-wicket stand of 356 for India against all opposition, their score overtakes the previous Indian record of 353 by Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman against Australia at the SCG in January, 2004.
The duo completely dominated New Zealand bowling attack which enabled India to add 98 runs in 30 overs in the second session after they resumed at the lunchtime score of 358 for 3.
The Indian captain takes 347 balls and 516 minutes stay to reach the landmark with the help of 18 hits to the fence.
Kohli exactly made 200 runs in July against the West Indies in the opening Test of the series in North Sound, Antigua.