WI vs IND 2023: Virat Kohli becomes 10th cricketer to play 500 international matches | India Tour of West Indies 2023: On July 20, 2023, Virat Kohli became the 10th cricketer in history to play 500 international matches for India in the second Test against West Indies at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain.
The 33-year-old Kohli, who is widely regarded as one of the greatest batters of all time, has represented India in 111 Tests, 274 ODIs, and 115 T20Is. He scored 8,555 runs in Tests, 12,898 runs in ODIs, and 4,008 in T20Is.
Kohli’s 500th international match was a special occasion for the Indian team, and his teammates gave him a guard of honour before the start of the match. He also received a special memento from the West Indies Cricket Board.
Kohli is a very talented batsman, and he is also a very competitive cricketer. He is always looking to improve his game, and he is always looking to win. Kohli is a great role model for young cricketers, and he will inspire many young cricketers to follow in his footsteps.
Cricketers who have played 500 or more international matches:
- Sachin Tendulkar (India): 664
- Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka): 652
- Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka): 594
- Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka): 586
- Ricky Ponting(Australia): 560
- MS Dhoni (India): 538
- Shahid Afridi (Pakistan): 524
- Jacques Kallis (South Africa): 519
- Rahul Dravid (India): 509
- Virat Kohli (India): 500
WI vs IND 2023 | India Tour of West Indies 2023:
The India Tour of West Indies 2023 is a series of cricket matches played between India and West Indies in July and August 2023. The tour consists of three Tests, three ODIs, and three T20Is.
The Tests will be played in Antigua, St. Lucia, and Trinidad. The ODIs will be played in Guyana, Trinidad, St Kitts and Nevis. The T20Is will be played in Florida, USA.
India is currently ranked number 1 in the Test rankings and number 2 in the ODI rankings. West Indies are currently ranked number 8 in the Test rankings and number 9 in the ODI rankings.
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