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Skipper Kohli emerges champion, declared Man of the Match in Mumbai test

Indian Skipper Virat Kohli On Monday Bagged Man-of-the Match Award For His Brilliant Performance With The Bat In Mumbai Test Against England.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Prakhar Sharma | Updated on: 12 Dec 2016, 01:11:52 PM
Virat Kohli (file photo)

New Delhi:

Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Monday bagged man-of-the match award for his brilliant performance with the bat in Mumbai Test against England.

Virat scored 235 runs in second innings to steer India past England score of 400 runs. Kohli’s innings helped host to gain lead of 231 runs lead on visitors.

In this series, Virat Kohli went past MS Dhoni's record (224) against Australia, the highest runs scored in an innings by an Indian captain. 

In Mumbai test, Kohli scored his career best score of 235 while Jayant Yadav was unbeaten on 92, having stitched a record eighth wicket double century partnership. 

The duo of Virat Kohli also broke the eighth-wicket record partnership of 168 runs by Ray Illingworth and Peter Taylor of England in which they scored in 1971 in Manchester. 

Also Read: We were tested and we came out on top: Virat Kohli, after series win over England 

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First Published : 12 Dec 2016, 12:21:00 PM