2nd Test Australia vs India: It was a sight to savor as the India captain egged on the crowd to raise the decibel and root for Team India. It just did not seem it was Perth, it looked like he was playing at home as the crowd responded to his plea instantly. Kohli looked to pump up his bowlers as he felt the match was slipping as Australia had earned a lead, but as soon as the crowd responded India got two quick wickets in the post-tea session. seems like it was working and Kohli, like always, was all pumped up.
Watch the clip where Kohli is egging on the crowd.
Earlier on Day 3, Kohli brought up his 25th Test century. Kohli (127) became the fastest Indian to register 25 Test centuries, he surpassed Sachin Tendulkar (130), Sunil Gavaskar (138). Kohli also went past Sachin Tendulkar for the highest Test average in SENA countries.
The world No 1 batsman also became the first Asian batsman to score a ton in each South Africa, England, and Australia in the same calendar year in Test cricket. Kohli also equaled Clive Llyod to register most Test tons as captain in Australia, both have four to their name. Kohli is also at No 2 when it comes to scoring most centuries as captain in international cricket, Kohli has 34, whereas Ponting is at the top of the tree with 41.
Kohli also became the fastest to 5000 runs in Test cricket at No 4.
At the time of filing the copy, Australia was 69/2 and Aaron Finch had retired hurt and the hosts had taken a lead of 112 runs.