WI vs IND 2023: Virat Kohli becomes the 10th cricketer to play 500 caps | India Tour of the West Indies 2023: On 20 July 2023, Virat Kohli became the 10th cricketer in history to play 500 caps for India in the second Test against the West Indies at Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain.
The 33-year-old Kohli, considered one of the greatest batsmen 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 ODI and 4,008 in T20I.
Kohli’s 500th cap was a special occasion for the Indian team, and he was given a guard of honor by his teammates before the start of the match. He too 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 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 the West Indies 2023:
The West Indies Tour of India 2023 is a series of cricket matches played between India and the 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, Saint Lucia and Trinidad. The ODIs will be played in Guyana, Trinidad, Saint Kitts and Nevis. The T20I will be played in Florida, USA.
India is currently ranked #1 in the Test rankings and #2 in the ODI rankings. The West Indies are currently ranked #8 in the Test rankings and #9 in the ODI rankings.
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