India vs England: A look at Virat Kohli in numbers

Rajdeep Saha
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India vs England: A look at Virat Kohli in numbers
India vs England: A look at Virat Kohli in numbers

03 Feb 2021: India vs England: A look at Virat Kohli in numbers

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli will be aiming to get back in the groove when the four-Test series against England starts from February 5 onwards.

Kohli has a strong record in Test cricket, besides also living up to expectations against England.

It will be a crucial series for the 32-year-old.

Ahead of the first Test, we look at Kohli's Test numbers.

Tests: Kohli's Test career and his performance against England

In 87 Test matches, Kohli has racked up 7,318 runs at an average of 53.41.

He has accumulated 27 Test hundreds and 23 fifties.

He has a strike rate of 57.44.

Against England, the right-handed batsman has scored 1,570 runs in 19 Tests so far.

He has a strong average of 49.06.

Kohli has five tons and five fifties with a best of 235.

Home, away: Kohli's career in numbers against England (home and away)

At home against England, the prolific Kohli has scored a total of 843 runs at an astronomical average of 70.25.

He has amassed three hundreds and two fifties, with a best of 235.

He also has 97 fours against England on home soil.

In England, the number four batsman has 727 runs from 10 Tests.

He averages 36.35 with two tons and three fifties.

Versus England: Kohli was the top run-scorer in the 2016-17 Test series

The last time when England toured India, Kohli ended up as the top run-getter.

He played a massive role as India won the five-match series by a 4-0 margin.

Notably, he scored 655 runs at 109.16.

He scored two tons and two fifties in the series.

He was the only batsman to hit 500-plus runs in the series.

Home show: Why England need to fear Kohli?

Out of his 7,338 career Test runs, 3,558 have been scored at home.

He has featured in 39 home matches, clocking an average of 68.42.

He also has 13 hundreds and 10 fifties at home.

Kohli is set to surpass 400 fours in Tests at home (397).

Looking at his stellar show in India, the Englishmen will have to be wary of the threats.