Indian captain Virat Kohli is going through the worst phase of his career. He hasn’t scored a century in the last two years. After scoring his last century, he has scored 2025 runs in 51 matches. But he could never score a century.
Test and ODI captain Virat Kohli’s drought of centuries
Team India’s Test and ODI captain Virat Kohli’s drought of centuries continues. Kohli has not been able to score any century in the last two years. Virat, who is called run machine, is not able to play big innings. 2020 was the first year in the life of Virat, who started his career in 2008. When no century came off his bat. Now 2021 is also almost on the verge of ending.
After scoring a century against Bangladesh in 2019
After scoring a century against Bangladesh in November 2019, Virat has played a total of 51 matches in all three formats and scored 2025 runs at an average of 39.70. During this, his highest score was 94 not out. He also played this innings in T20. His condition in the Test is even worse.
Runs scored in Tests at an average of 26
Virat has played 13 Test matches after scoring a century in the Day-Night Test against Bangladesh and scored 599 runs at an average of 26.04. His highest score is 74 runs. Talking about his overall Test career, in 97 matches, Virat has scored 7801 runs at an average of 50.65. Their average has halved in the last two years. At the same time, Virat, who has scored 27 centuries in 84 matches, has not been able to score any century in the last 13 matches.
The drought of centuries continues in ODIs as well
Virat, who has scored 43 centuries in 254 ODIs, has been battling for centuries in this format for the last two years. He scored his last century in ODIs against West Indies in August 2019. Since then, Virat has been out twice on the score of 89. Kohli’s performance in ODIs has not been very bad. But he has not been able to win any match on his own by playing big innings. In the last two years, he has scored 649 runs in 15 ODIs at an average of 43.26.
Virat has not been able to score a century in T20 so far
Virat Kohli may have scored 70 centuries in ODIs and Tests but till now he has not been able to score any century in T20. However, his performance has improved in the last two years. He has also made his biggest score in this format during this period. In December 2019, he scored an unbeaten 94 against West Indies. At the same time, after the last century, he has scored 777 runs at an average of 59.76.