Virat Kohli took a trip down memory lane on Monday as he relived the best moments and highlights of his illustrious Testing career. 11 years ago, on this day, Kohli made his test debut against West Indies on June 20, 2011, in Kingston.
The rest, as they say, is history. The Delhi-born batsman took to Twitter and shared a 16-second clip, which was a compilation of some of his best red ball cricket moments.
He also had a brief caption to accompany the video, but it perfectly summed up Kohli’s nostalgia 11 years after his first test.
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“Time flies,” the former India captain wrote with the video, which garnered almost 19,000 likes and retweeted almost 3,000 times, within an hour of being uploaded to Twitter.
The video begins with Kohli entering his computer’s password, after which he opens a folder named “Test” which contains memorable footage from his illustrious Testing career.
Here is the video shared by Virat Kohli 11 years after his test debut:
Having played 101 matches in the purest format, the legendary Indian batsman is the most successful Indian Test captain having recorded 40 wins in 68 matches, a tally which is the fourth best overall, in cricket history at red ball.
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Kohli has scored 8043 runs in his Test career with a 55.7 strike rate, averaging 49.96 up to the time of writing. He played a valiant 254 against South Africa in 2019, which remains his highest tally in the format.
The 33-year-old can add to his spotless stats as he prepares to face England in last year’s rescheduled fifth Test, which will be played at Edgbaston from July 1-5.