India star Virat Kohli is grateful that he has been able to reach the elusive milestone of 100 Test matches as he said that he never thought that he would play 100 Test matches. Kohli will reach the landmark when India face Sri Lanka in the first of a two-match Test series at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Mohali starting on Friday.
Kohli further thanked God for being kind and said that it was a special moment for him, his family and his coach.
"I honestly never thought I would play 100 Test matches. It has been a long journey. We played a lot of cricket over the course of playing those 100 Test matches. A lot of international cricket. I am just grateful that I've been able to make it to 100. God has been kind. I have worked really hard for my fitness. It's a big moment for me, for my family, for my coach, who is also very happy and very proud of this Test match as long as I am concerned," Virat Kohli said in a video posted by BCCI.
'I never thought i'll play 100 Test matches. It has been a long journey. Grateful that i've been able to make it to 100' – @imVkohli on his landmark Test.
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— BCCI (@BCCI) March 3, 2022
Kohli will become the 12th Indian cricketer to play 100 Test matches — the others being Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Sunil Gavaskar, Virender Sehwag, VVS Laxman, Anil Kumble, Kapil Dev, Sourav Ganguly, Dilip Vengsarkar, Ishant Sharma and Harbhajan Singh.
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