November 27, 2017 10:50 IST

Virat Kohli records most centuries in a year by a captain

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Indian Virat Kohli recorded the most number of international cricket centuries in a year by a captain -- after notching his 19th Test ton against Sri Lanka during their second match at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday. Credit: IANS
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Kohli, who now has 10 centuries across the three formats, surpassed former Australian captain Ricky Ponting (9) and former South African skipper Greame Smith (9). Credit: IANS
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Ponting recorded nine international centuries in 2005 and 2006 while former opener Smith scored a similar number in 2005. Credit: IANS
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Kohli's achievement was noted by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Credit: IANS
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The Indian skipper was batting (170 not out) in the second Test against Sri Lanka here at tea. Credit: IANS