Virat Kohli is playing his 100th Test match in Mohali. The Indian team is taking on Sri Lanka in the opening Test of a two-match Test series.

Virat was presented his milestone cap by former Indian cricketer and the current head coach Rahul Dravid.

“I couldn’t have received it from a better person,” he said, “my childhood hero.” Virat is the 12th Indian player to achieve this record in the longest format of the game.

However, the 33-year old is not the only player who is playing 100th game. According to famous statistician Mohandas Menon, Hanuma Vihari and Dhananjaya de Silva are playing their 100th First-class match.

Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma is leading India for the first time in red-ball cricket. He was named the Indian captain before the two-match series against Sri Lankan. Virat had resigned after team’s defeat in South Africa.

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