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Virat Kohli: 134 runs in five Tests to 149 runs in one innings

1- Number of higher individual scores by India captains in England than Virat Kohli's 149 in the first innings of Edgbaston Test. Mohammad Azharuddin had made 179 at Old Trafford in 1990 which is the highest. MAK Pataudi and Sourav Ganguly are the only other India captains to hit centuries in England.

54.37- Percentage of runs scored by Kohli in India's innings - 149 out of 274. The second highest scorer in the innings was Shikhar Dhawan's 26. Kohli's contribution is the second highest for any India captain in a completed Test innings and also the second highest for any visiting captain in an innings in England. MS Dhoni had scored 55.40% runs - 82 out of 148 - at The Oval in 2014, which is the only one higher than Kohli's.

134- Runs scored by Kohli in the whole of the last England tour in 2014 in 10 innings. He has managed to better that tally in just the first innings of the series. In the five match series in 2014, his highest score was just 39 and was out for single-digit scores six times.


2- Centuries by India batsmen in Tests at Edgbaston. Before Kohli's knock, Sachin Tendulkar's 122 in 1996 was the only century for India at the venue. Tendulkar's innings was also a one-man show where the second highest score in the innings was just 18. The last visiting captain to bring up a century at Edgbaston was Graeme Smith (154 not out) in 2008. Javed Miandad, Mark Taylor and Steve Waugh are the other visiting captains to scored hundreds at the venue.

116- Balls faced by Kohli after the fall of seventh wicket (R Ashwin) in the innings compared to just 37 balls by his partners for the last three wickets. Ishant Sharma faced 17, Umesh Yadav 16 and Mohammad Shami 4. Kohli therefore faced over 75% of the deliveries batting with the tail and struck 92 runs. He faced 3.1 times the faced by No. 9, 10 and 11 batsmen, which is the highest multiple among batsmen who faced at least 100 balls batting along with them since 2001.

73.33- Percentage of fifties that Kohli has converted into centuries in Tests since 2016. He has passed fifty 15 times and on 11 occasions he went to a century. His rate is the best among all 62 batsmen who have crossed fifty on five or more occasions in this period. On the other hand, his opposing captain for the series, Joe Root, has managed only five centuries out of the 29 fifty-plus scores, which is among the lowest. Root's conversion rate since becoming captain has decreased more than 50% than his rate before captaincy.