Virat kohli and Joe Root are playing their 50th test match of their international career in ongoing series between India and England. Virat kohli(India) and Joe Root(England) are the players of this modern era of cricket and counted under Fabulous 4 of this modern era and competing along with Steven Smith(Australia) and Kane Williamson(New Zealand).Both the players are playing their 50th test match in ongoing series and giving touch competition to each other in which Joe Root scored a wonderful century in 1st test match of the series which ends up in a draw and Virat Kohli scored a knock 150+ runs in 2nd ongoing test.
Virat kohli captain of Indian test team and Joe Root the best middle order batsmen at present in England team have proved their worth in their team and the potential at which they can perform. As far performance is concerned both players are truly remarkable in their performance and giving tough competition to each other in the race of becoming world’s no.1 batsmen.
Records So far
In Tests Matches Innings Runs H.S. Avg St.Rate 100s 50s
Virat Kohli 49 85 3643 211 46.11 53.69 11 12
Joe Root 49 90 4231 254 53.55 55.40 9 23
Virat Kohli 167 —- 7218 183 52.30 90.30 24 36
Joe Root 78 —- 3017 125 45.71 85.51 8 17
Virat Kohli 45 — 1658 90 57.17 135 0 16
Joe Root 21 — 600 90 37.50 137 0 4
If we talk about Virat’s recent performance then the records will show you an extraordinary and uncomparable perfromance. In last Indian Premiere League (IPL) season too Virat Kohli had scorec more than 900+ runs and becomes the highest run scorer in Ipl. Captain of Indian test team continue the legacy of MS-dhoni and fits in the shoes of him as he has 2 double centuries and 4centuries in last 4 Series .
Joe root of the most important and best middle order batsmen of England cricket team has proved his worth in team as a part time spinner too.Recently he scored a century against indian team in ongoing test series which going to increase his confident to perform much better.
Both players have performed well till now and a bright future ahead for both the players and going to become legendary players in future which going to set benchmark.#scoretosettle